*Provide clinical pharmaceutical care services for patients within assigned scope of practice, including assessment of individual patient needs, incorporation of age and disease specific characteristics into drug therapy, patient education, education of the health care team, provision of individualized care relevant to patient needs, delivery and monitoring of interventions as appropriate
*Establish strategic relationships with PDS leaders/stakeholders pivotal to the advancement of patient care
*Identify and implement new clinical services provided by the Pharmacy Department
Detailed Responsibilities *Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team for service line/area of scope
*Serves as member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P and T) committee and relevant subcommittee and prepares and presents drug monographs to the committee(s) for formulary consideration. Prepares and presents medication use evaluations, treatment protocols, electronic medical record (EMR) order sets (as appropriate) to this committee. Serves as secretary of relevant subcommittee, and collaborates with chair to determine agenda, and prepares and distributes to members
*Participates in administrative, quality assurance, performance improvement and research activities of the department. Participation in local, state and national pharmacy organizations and/or programs related to pharmacy practice is encouraged.
*Collaborates with Manager/Director to provide standardized orientation and training for new and current staff, including designing and implementing training.
*Collaborates with Manager/Director to provide drug information and educational programs to the medical and nursing staffs, other health care practitioners and pharmacy staff
*Assists Manager/Director in managing medication shortages pertinent to specialty area, and evaluates medication event reports pertinent to specialty area
*Collaborates with other Pharmacy Directors and supervisors as necessary regarding initiatives impacting specialty area, including cost saving initiatives
*Develops and documents specific clinical performance and quality improvement activities. This includes developing and applying medication use policies and clinical pathways and working with managers, supervisors and staff to select clinical indicators to monitor, establish thresholds for interventions, and assisting the Clinical Manager/Director in developing a program to correct identified deficiencies
*Demonstrates flexibility and skill to work directly with staff in all pharmacist positions, if needed
*Updates/maintains Presbyterian Healthcare System intranet site pertinent to scope of service
*Serve as preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents
*Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelors degree from an accredited college of pharmacy *New Mexico Pharmacy license or eligible to test *Residency training or three years of pharmacist experience *Specialty certification (or eligible for testing, with certification to be obtained within 24 months of hire)
About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of the patients, members and communities we serve. We are a locally owned and operated not-for-profit healthcare system known nationally for our extensive experience in integrating healthcare financing and delivery.Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s second-largest private employer with more than 11,000 employees. We serve more than 744,000 patients and members in communities throughout New Mexico. From MyChart to Video Visits, from bedside barcoding to DoseEdge, Presbyterian prides itself on being innovative. Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nine hospitals in the system, is a 500+ bed, not-for- profit facility with a fully integrated electronic medical record (EPIC), was named a “Best Place to Work,” Orthopedic Surgery Center of Excellence, and is a Certified Stroke Center. Pharmacy clinical services are decentralized and include interdisciplinary rounding, patient teaching, drug information service for providers, participation on the Code Blue and Stroke Response teams, student and resident precepting, order verification, and a variety of consults, including antibiotic pharmacokinetics, warfarin dosing, and renal dose adjustment.