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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Brick
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Job Description:


Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist oversees drug usage and ensures drug therapy optimization in all areas of medication management. Educates healthcare professionals and patients with regard to medication use as well as serving as a preceptor to Pharmacy students.

Responsibilities
A day in the life of a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist includes:

  • Evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of medications through focused interdisciplinary rounds. Collaborate with physicians and other health care providers in selecting the medication therapy that best meets the patient's needs and contributes effectively to the overall therapy goals. Apply specialized knowledge of the scientific and clinical use of medications; including medication action, dosing, adverse effects, and drug interactions.
  • Staff education: Provide education to healthcare team including pharmacists, nurses, physicians and students through in-services, presentations, lectures, clinical pearl memos and competencies. Perform Medication Use Evaluations (MUEs) and formulary reviews. Educate healthcare team on new formulary medications, updated policies and procedures, medication safety initiatives and drug shortages.
  • Medication safety: Maintain an effective program including development and implementation of strategies for increased medication variance reporting. Review and analyze medication variances, pharmacy interventions and adverse drug reactions. Identify trends and develop and implement prevention initiatives across the system. Annually updates Sound Alike Look Alike Drug (SALADs) Poster and Medication Safety Lessons Learned Poster.
  • Interdisciplinary relationships: Strives to develop a good rapport with the medical and nursing staff in addition to other multidisciplinary departments by actively seeking out opportunities to improve patient care and medication management. Assists in the development and implementation of protocols and appropriate drug utilization.
  • Participates in assigned committees and generates minutes, agendas, monographs, and newsletters as assigned. The practitioner routinely attends assigned meetings, understands the goals and strategy of the meeting, and actively participates in achieving those goals. Responds to immediate medication needs/questions from pharmacy, nursing, physicians and patients in a timely and accurate manner. Develops alternative strategies for drug shortages.
  • Routinely analyzes efficacy, safety, cost based on national medication utilization information and develops/implements yearly clinical cost reduction plans.
  • Student precepting: Provides practical experience and training to a pharmacy student including patient care rounds, topic discussions, seminar presentations, patient case presentations and journal clubs, etc.
    Qualifications

      Must be a NJ Licensed Pharmacist with an active license PGY1 Pharmacy Residency required PGY2 Pharmacy Residency preferred (Infectious Disease or Critical Care) Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills Must be proficient in WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT



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