Minimum Education: Pharm.D. degree from an accredited School/College of Pharmacy.
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: 2 Years of experience in the provision of patient care services or completion of a pharmacy residency program in a hospital or ambulatory settings. Broad pharmacotherapy knowledge for understanding patient medication therapy needs, and identify/addressing medication transition issues. Strong communication and active listening skills. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Excellent verbal communication skills with patients and team members, plus demonstrated customer service skills. Attention to detail with good critical thinking and problem solving skills. Good organization skills and experience with computer applications, including Microsoft office products. Demonstrates enthusiasm and initiative in performing job duties.
Required License/Certification: Registration with California State Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association Certification ACLS from American Heart Association Certification Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date. The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist will support medication transitions for patients during hospital admissions and discharge with the goal to minimize medication errors that can occur during these care transitions for patients. Clinical and technical knowledge will be utilized to document complete and accurate medication lists, and to provide discharge clinical pharmacy services as needed and appropriate. This position will collaborate with other departments and outpatient clinics to provide pharmacy-related information and assist with patient care coordination as needed. The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist will provide oversight of the medication history technicians and will help guide and train other pharmacy staff, students, and trainees. This position is responsible for developing policies, guidelines and other training documents, and plays an active role in department quality initiatives and staff education.In addition to these specialized duties, the Clinical Pharmacist Specialist may function as a clinical pharmacist to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care through integrated drug distribution, clinical services and education.
Internal Number: REQ201911217
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