Thank you for considering a career with State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA)! We are a physician owned and operated medical group serving the Tri-Cities Tennessee area and already employ three clinical pharmacists. This Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist position would require the pharmacist to work collaboratively with providers and patients to discuss medications in depth, address any concerns, and monitor the patient’s health and progress to optimize medication therapy. The pharmacist would also participate in clinical programs to improve patient care, including but not limited to working in our administrative offices one day a week on quality improvement projects. There are opportunities for precepting students from the East Tennessee State University Gatton College of Pharmacy.
Assess patients, including identifying and prioritizing patient problems and medication-related needs.
Evaluate drug therapy for appropriateness, effectiveness, safety, adherence, and affordability.
Collaborate with members of the healthcare team to achieve optimal patient outcomes across the continuum of care.
Demonstrate and apply in-depth knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacotherapy, pathophysiology, and the clinical symptoms, and natural history of diseases and/or disorders.
Locate, evaluate, interpret, and assimilate scientific/clinical evidence and other relevant information from biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, and social-behavioral literature.
Use health care delivery systems and health informatics to optimize the care of individual patients and patient populations.
Resolve medication-related problems to improve patient/population health and quality metrics.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy. Post graduate residency training (at least one year) or equivalent experience. PGY2 in ambulatory care or PGY1 focused in ambulatory care preferred.
Holds and maintains valid Tennessee pharmacist license. Specialty Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) encouraged.
The College of Pharmacy is located on the Mountain Home campus of East Tennessee State University. The college is fully accredited by ACPE and residency programs are fully accredited by ASHP. ETSU is a special place to train as one of our biggest strengths is our faculty and staff. Our goal is to train tomorrow's pharmacist to not only positively impact the healthcare of the region but to lead the profession in the 21st century. We hope you'll learn more about ETSU by visiting our website at www.estu.edu/pharmacy.