Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist

Job ID
2018-1272
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Summary

 INTERNAL MEDICINE CLINICAL PHARMACIST SPECIALIST

DESCRIPTION

Internal Medicine clinical pharmacist specialist provides collaborative pharmaceutical care to Internal Medicine patients through clinical services, research, and teaching.

 

Job Specifics

 

The major job responsibilities of this position are: pharmaceutical care to Internal Medicine patients, pharmaceutical care to hospital patients on medical services, anticoagulation monitoring, clinical interventions, cost-effective care analysis, teaching, and pharmacy representation in Medical Center committees. The following activities are components of the position to assist in meeting the major job responsibilities:

  • Provide cost-effective pharmaceutical care to patients by conducting direct patient care activities using a consistent approach that reflects the philosophy of pharmaceutical care and that is performed with the efficiency and depth of experience characteristic of an experienced internal medicine pharmacist.
  • Participate in patient care rounds with patient care teams through collaborative interactions with prescribers, nursing staff, clinical pharmacist, and pharmacy students.
  • Develop and conduct target drug programs and medication use evaluations as needed and report results to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to promote process changes to optimize medication utilization.
  • Monitor high risk rules in the institution’s web-based surveillance tool pertaining to narrow therapeutic index drugs and anticoagulants for appropriateness and follow up with medical staff to address medication management issues.
  • Manage all aspects of the discharge counseling and medication reconciliation including maintaining patient information handouts and documentation within the medical record
  • Perform as a primary preceptor and mentor for pharmacy students to aid in ensuring successful completion of all rotational requirements as set forth by their perspective schools of pharmacy.
  • Provide lectures and other informative activities on clinical topics in to health-care workers.
  • Provide clinical support for quality measures through evaluation and analysis of related data.
  • Complete a minimum of one quality improvement / research project per calendar year
  • Provide coverage of for the centralized pharmacy as determined by need.
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Requirements

Required:

  • Qualified candidates must have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school of pharma
  • Candidates should also be self-motivated, have good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and possess or be eligible for licensure in New Jersey State.
  • Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency in general practice (preferred)

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