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Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Employer
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Salary
Pay is based on experience
Closing date
Aug 11, 2022

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Internal Medicine
Work Setting
Health System
Hours
Full-time
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Position Summary

The Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for collaborating with managers and staff of the Pharmacy to optimize clinical and operational pharmacy services as a service line leader for acutely ill general medicine patients throughout the healthcare system.  The Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for providing direct patient care by proactively impacting pharmacotherapeutic decisions through interdisciplinary collaboration with physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff participating in the care of general medicine patients throughout the healthcare system.  In addition, the Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for contributing to the educational initiatives of the health-system including, but not limited to, staff development and student and resident precepting.  The Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will also be responsible for managing quality improvement and research projects in area of specialty.

 

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree
  • PGY2 Internal Medicine or Pharmacotherapy Residency

Experience

  • One year of experience as a health-system pharmacist

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current license with the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy or eligible – will work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist until license obtained

Preferred Education

  • N/A

Preferred Experience

  • Three to five years’ experience as a health-system pharmacist

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications

  • Board certification in area of specialty (Pharmacotherapy)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification

 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work with other health care providers, through interdisciplinary rounding and other patient care activities, to optimize medication regimens using evidence-based medicine and standards of care.
  • Compound, prepare, label, and dispense medications (sterile and non-sterile) for all age groups according to accepted standards of practice as assigned.
  • Interpret medication orders, monitor drug regimens, and perform interventions when order clarification is necessary or when therapeutic problems are identified.
  • Seek opportunities for collaborative, interdepartmental process and workflow improvements. Generate unique but workable and useful solutions to resolve difficult problems.
  • Design and facilitate educational initiatives for pharmacy and interdisciplinary staff.
  • Precept students and residents, as assigned.  Participate in residency recruiting and application process.
  • Design and execute quality improvement projects. Demonstrate the ability to implement new programs/improvements with minimal supervisory assistance and develop metrics to assess the impact of changes made.
  • Ability to effectively manage multitask operations / projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Supervise support personnel in a consistent manner.
  • Responsibly and accurately manage financial resources. Consistently follow applicable financial guidelines, regulations, principles, and standards.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction.

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) offers a full spectrum of services through six hospital campuses: Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg Medical Center — Mary Black Campus, Pelham Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center, Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care and Union Medical Center. SRHS also includes Ellen Sagar Nursing Center and Woodruff Manor. SRHS provides unparalleled cancer care through Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, with locations in Spartanburg, Greer, Union and Gaffney. The multidisciplinary Medical Group of the Carolinas has more than 600 physicians across Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. SRHS employs more than 9,000 associates and offers outpatient surgery centers and a Level I Trauma Center.

Founded on Aug. 29, 1921, as Spartanburg General Hospital, Spartanburg Regional celebrates over 100 years of excellence.

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