The Clinical Specialist works primarily in a decentralized model providing comprehensive clinical pharmacy services including pharmacokinetics, drug dosing consultations, and adult parenteral nutrition ordering and management. He/She provides drug information, drug therapy recommendations, and education to physicians, nurses, patients, and pharmacy staff. The Clinical Specialist participates on a variety of hospital clinical committees including the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Clinical Effectiveness Committees. This includes reviewing literature, preparing and giving presentations as needed. He/She also assists with precepting pharmacy students and residents and serves on the Residency Advisory Council. The Clinical Specialist spends a portion of their time performing medication order entry and review, supervising pharmacy technicians, and ensuring timely and accurate medication delivery in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the hospital and pharmacy. He/She should be knowledgeable in medication therapy and exhibit the clinical and professional skills to positively interact with other health care practitioners. In addition, the Clinical Specialist works as a team member with a positive attitude when interacting with department employees, students, and other hospital personnel and contributes to the development of the practice of the profession. The Clinical Specialist is responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge in their area of practice.
Work Schedule Day shift, every third weekend
The Inpatient Pharmacy is made up of a close-knit, energetic staff which focuses on a culture of quality and safety
Provides 24-hour Pharmacy services
Use of a decentralized pharmacy model facilitates close collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals, emphasizing the concept of pharmaceutical care.
Recently expanded clinical services by adding additional coverage in the ER, ICU and Infectious Diseases.
Looking to expand Internal Medicine services to facilitate increased integration of clinical pharmacists with hospital based physicians in various areas of the hospital.
Pharmacists have the opportunity to work as part of the healthcare team during multidisciplinary rounds, discharge counseling, and much, much more!
ASHP accredited PGY-1 residency program
Opportunity to precept students from multiple Colleges of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Internal Medicine
This position will primarily provide decentralized pharmacy services.
This position will be day shift with a rotation of every 3rd or 4th weekend
Benefits of working with McLeod Health
Autonomy in the work place
Variety of benefit packages with individual or family coverage
PGY2 in certain specialty areas, preferred
Prior job-related experience, preferred
Ability to work independently, required
Baccalaureate degree or PharmD Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, required
Current, unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the state of South Carolina
Previous Hospital experience preferred
Internal Number: 20193388
About McLeod Health
Founded over a century ago, McLeod Health is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system which features the strength of more than 750 physicians, 2,000 registered nurses and more than 8500+ employees.The McLeod Health network is comprised of 7 hospitals with locations in Florence, Darlington, Dillon, Manning, Cheraw, Loris, and Little River. We have also expanded into the Carolina Forest area of Myrtle Beach. McLeod Health is the region's destination for medical excellence serving more than one million people.