John F Kennedy Medical Center is member of the Hackensack Meridian Health System. The principal responsibility is to establish and maintain a direct patient care practice in the John F Kennedy Family Practice Clinic. As the pharmacist member of the multidisciplinary JFK Medical Center team, the faculty member will be responsible for comprehensive medication management for individual patients, especially for chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, COPD, asthma, anticoagulation, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, osteoporosis, hypertension, HIV/Hepatitis). Comprehensive medication management includes but is not limited to: pharmacotherapeutic interventions, pharmacy consultations, providing patient counseling, providing vaccinations, medication reconciliation, and documentation of pharmacy activities, medication errors and adverse events. The individual will also encourage patient participation in drug assistance programs to provide financial relief to those patient unable to afford medications. The individual will be responsible for staff education and participation in community outreach events.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and have completed at least two years of residency training or equivalent experience. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of New Jersey. The successful candidate will possess a high level of clinical practice skills, enthusiasm for didactic and clinical teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed for interacting effectively with students, faculty, health professionals, and patients.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Cardiology Faculty member will collaborate with pharmacists, nurses and medical staff to optimize care of cardiac patients, in both inpatient (telemetry, Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiothoracic ICU) and ambulatory settings (outpatient offices/clinics). The faculty member will be responsible for organizing, developing and participating in clinical and quality improvement activities. Clinical activities include but are not limited to the following: practice under collaborative practice agreement to optimize inpatient and outpatient pharmacotherapy, participate in quality initiatives to reduce readmissions, enhance medication access, participate in 340B program, participate in multidisciplinary rounds, provide interprofessional education, develop policies and procedures, committee participation, perform research and medication use evaluations, perform dosing consults, follow hospital procedures for billing for services when appropriate, provide community outreach support, and precept our 4 PGY1 residents and 1 PGY2 ambulatory care resident. Faculty and hospital-based clinical pharmacists work closely together for the delivery of pharmaceutical care. There are currently three faculty members at St. Joseph's University Medical Center in the areas of Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and HIV ambulatory care. There are also several hospital-based clinical pharmacists in internal medicine, transitions of care, ambulatory care, infectious disease, critical care, and pediatrics.
Posting Number: 19FA2623
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 107976
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