Clinical Pharmacist

Employer
WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location
Hiram, Georgia, US
Closing date
Dec 3, 2022

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

Clinical Pharmacist Responsible for providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients through clinical services, formulary management, development of policies and procedures, and integrated drug distribution. Responsible for providing recommendations and / or assuming responsibility for pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, parenteral nutrition support, or other medication regimens as prescribed by provider. May also be responsible for performing basic activities related to transitions of care (e.g., medication history review, medication reconciliation, patient education).

Provide recommendations and/or manage therapy associated with antimicrobial stewardship / pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, parenteral nutrition, or other medication regimens as prescribed by the provider.

Document clinical interventions on an ongoing basis.
Round with interdisciplinary teams, as able.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of distributive responsibilities, including computer functions.
Assist in investigational drug studies when needed.
Provide on-call clinical pharmacy services as needed.
Perform medication history review and assist providers with medication reconciliation as needed.
Perform medication management activities as outlined per Wellstar policies.
Educational responsibilities:

Develop and provide educational programs / inservices for health care practitioners and patients as required.
Provide drug information when needed or requested.
Serve as a preceptor / instructor for students from accredited colleges / schools of pharmacy.
Serve as a preceptor for the Pharmacy Residency Program (where applicable).
Assist in developing drug protocols.
Participate on assigned Committees and Projects:

Participate as a member of the Wellstar Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee, as well as other system and facility-specific committees as assigned or as deemed necessary.
Identify target medications / therapies, develop criteria, and implement data collection for Medication Use Evaluations (MUE). Tabulate and present completed MUE data to the P&T Committee.
Assist in formulary maintenance by critiquing new entities, comparing medication classes, and developing therapeutic interchanges where applicable.
Assist in preparing for and maintaining compliance with regulatory agency (e.g., The Joint Commission) standards / requirements.

4 x 10 hr. shifts. Rotate every 4th weekend.

Must be Flexible on Hours:
ER 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Rounds 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

B.S. or Pharm.D. from an accredited college of pharmacy.

Required Minimum License:

Licensed by, and in good standing with, the GA State Board of Pharmacy, or ability to obtain a GA State Board of Pharmacy License within 6 months of hire date.

Board Certification (e.g., BCPS, BCGP, etc.) strongly preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

Completion of a PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency or 3 years of clinical pharmacy experience required. Experience with nutrition support, anticoagulation management, and pharmacokinetics strongly preferred. Clinical experience in the ED / ICU and on floors, with IDRs highly preferred.

Required Minimum Skills:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Strong computer skills. Experience with Epic & Microsoft Office, preferred.

Capable of preparing and providing presentations.

Strong organizational skills.

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