Come join the Wesley Team as a Drug Information Specialist! Wesley Medical Center is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic pharmacist to join our Drug Information Center. This position is an exciting and unique opportunity to utilize core process improvement skills, including formulary management, policy and procedure development, operational optimization, and pharmacist clinical practice development.
Wesley is an acute-care center located in Wichita, KS. We are an HCA Healthcare facility licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. We have a strong clinical program with pharmacists providing patient care 3 shifts a day, 7 days a week. We currently have nearly 30 clinical specialists, 7 PGY1 pharmacy practice residents, and 1 PGY2 critical care resident on staff. The Wesley Medical Center Pharmacy Department is a forward-looking department with some of the most advanced automation technology in the country. We have set ambitious goals for the department, and we strive to bring clinical pharmacy practice to every patient, every time.
The position offers the opportunity to:
Answer drug information requests from physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team
Be actively involved in the P&T Committee, Antibiotic Sub-Committee, and Committee for Safe Medication Practice
Maintain our medication formulary through ongoing class reviews, new formulary additions, formulary deletions, and medication use evaluations
Coordinate management of drug shortages
Develop and maintain clinical practice and medication use policies
Maintain departmental databases including the online formulary and extemporaneous formulations
Conduct and publish clinical research
Precept PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residents as part of a required drug information rotation
Precept pharmacy students from the University of Kansas, Creighton University, and others for drug information and/or formulary management rotations
Participate in creation of staff development programs and education in coordination with other clinical specialists
Provide didactic lectures to medical staff, residents, interns, pharmacy students, nursing students, and/or members of the community
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A PharmD is required for this position as well a license to practice pharmacy in Kansas. Completion of a Hospital Pharmacy Residency training (PGY1) or 3 years of hospital clinical pharmacy experience is required. Completion of a Drug Information Specialty Residency Training (PGY2) or experience as a Drug Information Specialist is preferred.
About Wesley Medical Center
As the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma, Wesley provides access for our patients to receive comprehensive care from the most experienced physicians in Kansas. Our patients’ preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services we offer. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at our facilities.
As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies each year, more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Additionally, Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley Derby ER, Wesley West ER, the Wesley Woodlawn ER and the region’s only pediatric ER just for kids.