DUTIES: The Transition of care Pharmacist will perform the following: Reviews patient's drug therapies per direct consult or patient rounds to identify drug related problems and make recommendations to optimize therapy. Adjusts patient's drug therapy regimen utilizing appropriate pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics principles. Detects and documents adverse drug reactions. Interviews and counsels patients and/or families and answers drug information questions. Provides post-discharge counseling to patients and/or families on medications in conjunction with physicians. Participates in the hospital's medication safety initiatives. Promotes and demonstrates rational, cost effective therapy for all patients. Serves as a drug information resource for physicians and other healthcare providers regarding optimal use of medications in Ambulatory Care patients. Provides for and facilitates investigational drug studies for ambulatory care service. Provides educational programs on medication use for healthcare professionals. Serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and various Ambulatory care PI Committees. Provides nutritional assessments for ambulatory care patients. Counsels patients on drug therapy to prevent re-admission. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Pharm D. degree, General Practice Residency and Specialty Residency in Ambulatory care Medicine (PGY-1 and PGY -2), NYS Pharmacy licensure; Board certification eligible nationally with PREFERRED: Three (3) years' experience in a hospital setting. Additional Info: Hours of work: 8:00AM-12:00PM, alternate 1PM-5PM; Days of week: Monday to Friday; Hours per week 20Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 57033
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.