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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Ambulatory Care - Pulmonology

Company: Christiana Care Health Systems
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!In this position you will be provide high-touch, patient-centric care to drive an exceptional experience for patients enrolled in the Specialty Pharmacy Program. You will be a primary pharmacy resource for providers within the pulmonology practices, provide longitudinal medication education and monitoring to patients enrolled in the Program, and provide medication-related care for the purpose of achieving defined outcomes.Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide education on specialty medications prescribed by specialists
  • Address medication-related questions or concerns in-between provider visits as needed
  • Document patient visits and follow-ups
  • Work collaboratively with Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians, and the Access Coordinator to help facilitate smooth prescription processing, and with the call-center staff to help appropriately address patient calls
  • Review and interpret physician's medication orders, detect and evaluate adverse drug effects, evaluate drug efficacy, therapeutic goals and indications, review for contraindications/precautions, the patient's current status of health, and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials
  • Resolve such problems in consultation with the prescriber and in accordance with best practice
  • Provide individualized patient education/evaluation regarding drug therapy as requested or identified by patient need
  • Evaluate specific medication therapies consistent with organizational policy
  • Monitor drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines
  • Participate in the management and documentation of adverse drug reactions
  • Provide accurate, unbiased, timely, and cost-effective drug information to medical, pharmacy, nursing, and other allied health professionals
  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge necessary to provide pharmaceutical care for specialty conditions
  • Manage patients supportive care plan
  • Coordinate activities with health care team to perform enhanced medication reconciliation on select patient populations or as indicated by assessment
  • Identify and submit Report2Learn (R2L) reports and provide follow up assessment as assigned
  • Develop and revise evidence-based guidelines and order sets to ensure standardized, safe, and effective treatments regimens.
  • Participate in quality assurance/quality improvement activitiesEducation and experience requirements:
    • Pharm.D. degree required
    • ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency required
    • ASHP-accredited PGY2 Residency required (or equivalent experience)
    • Experience in ambulatory pharmacy practice preferred
    • Board Certification required or obtained within 2 years of hire
    • Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware
    • May require pharmacist licensure in additional states to provide virtual patient care services.ChristianaCare offers:
      • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
      • 403 (b) with an employer match
      • Generous Paid Time Off
      • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver.EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Keywords: Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark , Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Ambulatory Care - Pulmonology, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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