Position Summary: Functions as a recognized expert, providing authoritative professional guidance to staff within a specific area of service. Personally attends to the most difficult, complex or unusual cases and will develop and conduct specialized education/public information classes in this specialty. In addition, assumes immediate responsibility for the clinical investigation of new drugs in the specialty. Will also perform the day to day responsibilities of drug distribution, processing, and therapeutic intervention as needed, The Specialist will undertake tasks and projects to improve therapeutic and financial outcomes. Incumbents will lecture monthly to other medical professionals and be published at least one time every three years in a medical journal. May be a co-principal investigator on patient clinical research, or an investigator on Pharmacy practice research. The Specialist will oversee the controlled substance supply, usage and lead the diversion prevention efforts in the organization. This position is a Direct Patient Care Provider and administrative as defined in Pharmacy Policy.
Rate Minimum $106,800.00 Maximum $192,500.00
Required Qualifications: Current BLS or ACLS certificationExpertise in PharmacotherapyMinimum two years experience & a ResidencyRegistered Pharmacist
Preferred Qualifications: Board certified specialist or equivalent in area of expertiseEffective presentation skillsPain, Palliative Care and controlled substance diversion experiencePyxis and monitoring software knowledgeSignificant experience (more than 2 years) developing and implementing drug utilization programs for both inpatient and outpatient populations
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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