The pharmacy Clinical Specialist is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and direction of clinical pharmaceutical services to achieve high quality standard of care in pharmacy services related specific areas of clinical expertise throughout the continuum. Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes for patients. Collaborates with the pharmacy managers in developing training and education programs and evaluation processes for clinical activities of the pharmacist staff in the clinical specialist’s specific area of clinical expertise. Prepares formulary review and drug use evaluations of medications used in the area of clinical expertise for presentation to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Participates in multidisciplinary teams related to clinical pharmacy initiatives. Achieves and maintains participatory management and partnership with the other pharmacy Clinical Specialists. Achieves and maintains satisfactory working relationships with pharmacy leadership, pharmacy staff and other departments and offices throughout the system, including committees and administrators. Places a strong emphasis on patient care with the patient as the highest priority and central focus in all endeavors and undertakings of the individual and the department.
PharmD; will accept BS in Pharmacy with equivalent experience in lieu of PharmD. PA Pharmacist License required. Board eligible for Pennsylvania licensure may be accepted in lieu of actual license; PA Pharmacist License required within 4 months. Successful completion of a post-graduate residency or equivalent experience in specific area of expertise required.
Reading Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare center providing comprehensive acute care, post-acute rehabilitation, behavioral, and occupational health services to the people of Berks and adjoining counties. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania.
Located in scenic Berks County, Reading... Health System consists of a 22-building complex located on 36 suburban acres in West Reading. It is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for 665 acute care beds providing inpatient care for adults, children, and newborns.
Outpatient services of Reading Health System are extended through facilities located throughout the community, including 16 laboratory and 15 imaging centers, Occupational Health Services in Muhlenberg Township, physician office complexes in West Reading, Exeter Township, and Spring Ridge. The latter campus also features a surgicenter, weight management center, and hyperbaric and wound care programs.
Our Mission is to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective health care to the community; to promote health; to educate healthcare professionals; and to participate in appropriate clinical research.