Clinical Specialists at UPMC Pinnacle are responsible for medication-related issues in their area of clinical specialty or area of practice. We are seeking general Clinical Specialists to provide patient care in a unit based model. Practice will be primarily at the at UPMC Pinnacle Memorial or Hanover campuses.
Direct patient care functions will include, but not be limited to, unit based order verification, implementation of pharmacy protocols, monitoring of medication therapy and transitions of care functions. These functions will be performed for all patients at the given site, including those in the critical care unit and ED.
Leadership is a main focus of this position. Candidates will be part of the UPMC Pinnacle Clinical Leadership team and will attend UPMC Pinnacle (System) Committees but also be responsible for implementation and oversight of programs at the local site and will serve as a general, clinical resource for daily functions at the local site.
The position requires eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania and experience in a progressive hospital setting. The individual must possess excellent communication, organizational and planning skills as well as a high degree of personal motivation.
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About UPMC Pinnacle
Central PA offers a warm and friendly community atmosphere with convenient access to several metropolitan areas. UPMC Pinnacle is one of PA's top hospitals, voted Best Places To Work and an organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and quality of life in central Pennsylvania. Our not-for-profit healthcare system currently includes multiple campuses and ambulatory locations throughout the region, providing care to a diverse range of medical specialties including Cardiology, Transplant, Oncology, Critical Care, Women's & Children's, Orthopedic Surgery, and Emergency Medicine. UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. We have 7 acute care hospitals totaling approximately 1,300 licensed beds. Campuses include UPMC Carlisle, UPMC Community Osteopathic, UPMC Hanover, UPMC Harrisburg, UPMC Lititz, UPMC Memorial, and UPMC West Shore. In addition, the pharmacy serves a freestanding cancer center and provides pharmacy services in an inpatient, acute care psychiatric hospital.