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Clinical Pharmacist - General

Employer
Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location
Douglas County, Georgia, US
Closing date
Mar 15, 2024

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
Facility: The Breast Center Douglasville

Overview

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

Responsibilities

Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

1. Provide recommendations and/or manage therapy associated

with antimicrobial stewardship/pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, parenteral nutrition, or other medication regimens as prescribed by the provider.

a. Document clinical interventions on an ongoing basis.

b. Round with interdisciplinary teams, as able.

c. Demonstrate a basic understanding of distributive responsibilities, including computer functions.

d. Assist in investigational drug studies when needed.

e. Provide on-call clinical pharmacy services as needed.

f. Perform medication history review and assist providers with medication reconciliation as needed.

g. Perform medication management activities as outlined per Wellstar policies. 2. Educational responsibilities

a. Develop and provide educational programs/inservices for health care practitioners and patients as required.

b. Provide drug information when needed or requested.

c. Serve as a preceptor/instructor for students from accredited colleges/schools of pharmacy.

d. Serve as a preceptor for the Pharmacy Residency Program (where applicable).

e. Assist in developing drug protocols. 3. Participate on assigned Committees and Projects

a. 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.

b. 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.

c. Assist in formulary maintenance by critiquing new entities, comparing medication classes, and developing therapeutic interchanges where applicable.

d. Assist in preparing for and maintaining compliance with regulatory agency (e.g., The Joint Commission) standards/requirements.

Required for All Jobs

Performs other duties as assigned Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy Required or Doctorate from an accredited college of pharmacy Preferred

Required Minimum Experience

Minimum 3 years of clinical pharmacy experience or Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Required and Experience with nutrition support, anticoagulation management, and pharmacokinetics, strongly preferred Preferred

Required Minimum Skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong computer skills. Experience with STAR, Microsoft Office, etc… preferred. Capable of preparing and providing presentations Strong organizational skills

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)

Reg Pharmacist 1.00 Required 1.00

Additional Licenses and Certifications

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

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