Clinical pharmacy services in the outpatient setting are an area of expanded interest nationwide, and particularly in Northeast Ohio. The introduction of the Collaborative Practice Agreement (CPA) in Ohio has served to elevate the level of practice and encourage greater involvement of pharmacists in the outpatient provision of patient care and medication management.
The focus of this position will be on providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care, disease management and specialty pharmacy support in the ambulatory care setting to adult patients seen by the specialist physicians. This individual will ensure continuity of care as the patient transitions from the acute care to the ambulatory care setting, while continuing to pursue best practices in this area. This position will also be responsible for specialty pharmacy support in the ambulatory care setting to adult patients seen at these clinics. This individual will also be responsible for providing experiential instruction to Doctor of Pharmacy Students and University Hospitals residents in support of our goals for academic excellence. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe primary job responsibilities include ensuring efficient medication use by serving distributional functions within the clinic and referring patients to University Hospitals Specialty Pharmacy, as well as providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care for patients seen in the
outpatient Clinics through innovative clinical services.
- Clinical responsibilities (65%)
- Distributional Responsibilities (25%)
- Educational / Administrative / Research Responsibilities (10%)
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience required
Completion of a Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) and/or (PGY2) Residency or equivalent experience preferred
Eligibility to enter a Collaborative Practice Agreement in the State of Ohio
Licensure or license-eligible as a pharmacist in the State of Ohio
Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills; leadership skills; self-initiative, innovative, and collaborative skills; analytical and organizational skills.
Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with UHHS Health Care Core Behaviors
Lean or Six-Sigma training/certification with demonstrated application of its principles is preferred. OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Extensive clinical skills and pharmacotherapy knowledge base in defined
Specialty service line or equivalent experience
Operational and distributive experience in preparation of hazardous drugs
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong oral and written communication, organizational, and prioritization skills
Ability to design and implement projects, collect and interpret data accurately, and prepare project outcomes manuscripts for submission in collaboration with colleagues
Location/Region: Beachwood, OH (US - 44122)