Under the general direction of the Specialty Pharmacy Manager, the Specialty Pharmacist works autonomously to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services in areas including, but not limited to hepatitis C, oncology, hematology, inflammatory diseases, and multiple sclerosis. The Pharmacist assures quality and appropriateness of outpatient services; and effectively utilizes technical support. The Pharmacist maintains a positive relationship with physicians, patients, all other health care providers, and staff. The Pharmacist ensures that outpatient services are compliant with State and Federal laws and rules.
Works with the pharmacy team to provide high quality patient care. Attentive and responsive to the needs of patients. Demonstrates excellent communication skills. Represents the department in a positive manner.
Cultivates a patient oriented service. Leads by example by modeling professional behavior. Ensures patient satisfaction by addressing patient questions and concerns effectively.
Effectively utilizes and supervises technicians to maintain an accurate and efficient outpatient pharmacy system. Re-directs staff when necessary to ensure that service performance metrics goals are met.
Maintains professional knowledge of disease states, drug therapy, and drug products. Attends Continuing Education (CE) programs and maintain active involvement in professional organizations. Maintains licensure and vaccine certification with the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy.
Works with business development team to grow specialty pharmacy by calling on physicians and strategically assessing specialty network, limited distribution, and pipeline opportunities.
Carries a pager on rotation with other Specialty Pharmacists to cover the emergency contact line.
Performs all duties of a registered pharmacist in the state of NH including providing vaccinations approved for administration by the NH Board of Pharmacy. This requirement causes a regular, or frequent potential occupational exposure to blood or bodily fluids and is assigned a Level 1 Classification for occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens. The employee may be expected to render medical assistance as part of their job description. Blood borne pathogen training is required and hepatitis B vaccinations will be offered.
Maintains URAC and other accreditations.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Pharm D preferred.
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a minimum of one year of combined clinical pharmacy/specialty and/or residency experience required.
Must have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, with the ability to set priorities and make critical decisions.
Effective oral and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated interpersonal and team skills essential.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Current, unrestricted NH licensure required.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire’s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchcock includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.