University of Maryland, Baltimore is currently seeking an Advanced Practice Pharmacist for the School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice and Science Department. The selected candidate will provide clinical services for the Pediatric Emergency Department at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Advanced Practice Pharmacist will focus on medication use in pediatric patients and be responsible for training pharmacy students and residents.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provides direct patient care through providing services in the Emergency Department at University of Maryland Medical Center. The pharmacist may also provide coverage for other pediatric services.
Reviews, analyzes and interprets patient information.
Provides recommendations about appropriate medication therapy for patients in the Emergency Department.
Reviews patient profiles for appropriateness of medication therapies.
Document consultations and prescriber interactions, create reports that summarize clinical activity and present results to supervisors and reviewers.
Provide quality improvement services necessary for accreditation, certification or maintenance of permits and licenses.
May perform coordination of care services for patients.
Precept students nine months per year in the hospital. Precept residents.
As a financial initiative the Advanced Practice Pharmacist will participate in cost containment and resource utilization projects and will document cost reductions in a manner requested by pharmacy leadership.
As a research initiative the Advanced Practice Pharmacist will conduct and participate in research by disseminating original research through publication in peer review literature and/or presentation of written or delivered reviews on current topics at local, regional and national meetings.
Committee service for school and hospital including Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee as assigned.
Participate in clinical pathway or guideline development and maintenance when appropriate and/or when requested in order to maintain best practices within the institution.
May dispense and distribute medication.
Opportunities for teaching laboratory sessions and/or didactic lectures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Doctoral degree in pharmacy (Pharm.D) preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in a pharmacy OR One (1) year post baccalaureate or post doctoral residency plus one (1) year of experience OR Two (2) years post baccalaurete or post doctoral residency OR Certification in a relevant specialty by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, such as psychiatry, or Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy
Preferred Experience: Two (2) years post-doctoral residency specializing in Pediatrics. Residency or practice experience managing pediatric patients. Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist is encouraged.
Supervisory Experience: N/A
Certification/Licensure: Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) or Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) or eligibility preferred.
Other: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their indications, interactions and potential side effects.
Knowledge and understanding of relevant physiology, pathophysiology and disease states.
Skill in the assessment of patients and their drug regimens.
Skill in the development of pharmacotherapeutic plans.
Skill in teaching health professional students and residents.
Skill in communicating with people of all levels.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
Skill in use of relevant PC applications including MS Word and Excel and relevant library databases including Medline.
Knowledge of relevant accreditation and certification requirements.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2508H
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice and Science Department
Job Posting: Oct 3, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 135161
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
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