Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi brings Cleveland Clinic’s world-renowned model of care to a fascinating crossroads in the Middle East. Living and working in Abu Dhabi offers a unique and exciting experience for our caregivers as they work in a truly international city where burgeoning industry meets rich culture and heritage. It also serves as a remarkable opportunity for our caregivers to learn from global experts in the healthcare field and gain international experience, while they work to make a lasting impact on the advancement of healthcare in the United Arab Emirates.
The hospital covers over 30 medical and surgical specialties and is equipped with 364 (expandable to 490) beds, five clinical floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and 13 floors of critical and acute inpatient units. A career at this multi specialty hospital is an opportunity to make a lasting impact on the development of quality, compassionate care in the region.
This position is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services to patients of all ages in the pharmacist’s area of specialty. This position is also responsible for routinely interacting with physicians and nurses to make recommendations regarding drug therapy for patients.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Performs pharmacotherapeutic monitoring and care for patients in all areas of hospital and clinic
Provides general and specific drug information to patients, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals
Interacts routinely with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to patients
Develops, implements and takes responsibility for educational programming within the pharmacy
Supports pharmacy caregivers in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by direct interaction
Conducts pharmaceutical related research in area of specialty
Leads one or more Process Improvement project(s) leading to better patient outcomes or cost savings
Supports the formulary management through drug use evaluations, monograph development and drug therapy guidelines
Participates in team projects, research and training activities
Implements new and innovative programs to improve patient care services in area of specialty
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Manager, Pharmacotherapy Services or designee
Proficient in use of electronic health record
Lead one or more process improvement project(s)
Proficient in the use of PCs, spreadsheets and other pharmaceutical applications
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification
Ability to establish a patient specific pharmacotherapy plan / pharmacokinetic management
Minimum Doctor of Pharmacy degree PLUS at least one (1) year of an ASHP Postgraduate Residency (PGY-1) is required, PGY2 preferred
One (1) year of an ASHP accredited Postgraduate Residency is equivalent to one (1) of year of experience
Ability to speak and write in English is required
Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred
Ability to develop ideas and solutions to problems related to both patient care and research
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) is required
One (1) year of an ASHP accredited Postgraduate Residency (PGY-1) is required
Current National Pharmacy license is required
Board Certification (e.g., BCPS) is prefered
Internal Number: 17
About Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. We are ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. That’s why people from across the country and around the world come here for care. A teaching and research leader, we offer exceptional career opportunities, as well as access to cutting-edge technology and innovative medical ideas.