Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Company:

(Confidential)


Place:

Illinois


Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Details of the offer

Advocate Medical Group is a physician:led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

Advocate Medical Group

Chronic Disease Support

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

AMG Lakeview: 3134 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL (Secondary site is AMG Irving and Western : 4025 N. Western Ave)

Fulltime:Perm

Position Requirements:

Completion of PGY:1 or PGY:2 residency highly preferred. PGY:2 Ambulatory Care residency preferred.
Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy
Minimum of 3 years pharmacist experience, residency, fellowship or equivalent hospital experience preferred.
Board Certified within 2 years of hire.

Oncology Experience highly preferred.

Chronic Disease Management Experience.
Familiar with the computer medication order entry process
Familiar with current clinical and therapeutic literature
Good interpersonal skills to deal with a wide variety of individuals
Good analytic skills to make rational decisions about patient care
Good communication skills to achieve understanding and acceptance
Ability to work in a team environment
Adaptable to performing multiple tasks
Ability to prioritize orders
Maintenance of a professional appearance
Licensure within 60 days of hire as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Illinois. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize work to complete urgent tasks preferentially.
Ability to work rotating shifts and weekends. Schedule flexibility to meet the needs of the institution, adaptable to changes in workload and/or work schedule.
Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of hospital staff
Ability to travel to various operating units of the hospital. Ability to walk up / down stairs and use the elevators.
Ability to work in a stressful environment
Ability to use hands and fingers repetitively (ie. use of computer keyboard)
Ability to stand, sit, stoop, and kneel
Ability to do medium lifting (2050 lbs occasionally, 1025 lbs frequently, and 10 lbs. Consistently)
Ability to perform work and communicate with normal range of hearing and vision
Ability to physically operate the equipment used in the job
Purpose:
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medication, medication order computer entry, the monitoring of patient medication therapy, and acting as a resource for the provision of medication information for patients, physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist identifies, recommends, resolves, and prevents medication related problems through the intervention with physicians. Supervises and direct pharmacy support personnel to ensure the timeliness of medication availability. The clinical pharmacy specialist has completed advanced training in a clinical pharmacy therapeutic area. The clinical pharmacy specialist will working as part of an interdisciplinary team to care for patients with chronic conditions in the ambulatory setting. Diabetes will be the primary focus of the position. Some weekend or evening hours may be required

Accountabilities:
OVERSEES DISPENSING AND PREPARATION OF MEDICATIONS
ENSURES SAFE AND EFFECTIVE PHARMACOTHERAPY
MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND COMPETENCY
PROVIDES EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATES EFFECTIVELY WITH PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
CONTRIBUTES TO THE QUALITY AND EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT.
PARTICIPATES IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
IDENTIFIES SAFETY AND COST REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES
PARTICIPATES IN ADDITIONAL DUTIES BEYOND CORE REQUIREMENTS AS NEEDED.

About Advocate Health Care

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care provide


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