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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Ambulatory Care- Full time days- Pennsylvania Hospital

Job ID: 128298
Pharmacy
FT
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Apr 18, 2022

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Responsible for provision of pharmaceutical care including medication therapy management (MTM), medication regimen review, and medication adherence support for patients in the outpatient practices of Pennsylvania Hospital. Evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy, and provide recommendations to optimize patient outcomes and maximize safety. Facilitate transitions to ensure medication regimens are managed and monitored across various levels of care. Serve as a liaison with the outpatient pharmacy to ensure patients receive prescribed medications. Provide medication counseling for patients and families. Coordinate pharmacotherapy education of pharmacists, residents and students, and provide drug information to medical staff. Develop programs, policies, and guidelines that support evidence-based standards of practice. Recommend and implement community outreach initiatives. Serve as an active member of hospital and health system committees. Provide support for safe and effective use of information technology. Contribute to clinical medication management through quality initiatives and ensure cost effective pharmacotherapy.

Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy , completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1) and current pharmacy license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania required. PGY-2 residency in related field, board certification or equivalent experience preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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