IU Health is recruiting a clinical pharmacy specialist to enhance our services to the heart failure patient population in the Indianapolis area. The successful candidate is highly motivated, resourceful, and has outstanding leadership and communication skills.
Pharmacists are an integral aspect of patient care at IU Health, with a strong presence and excellent relationships with provider and nursing partners across all specialties. Our existing Ambulatory Clinical Specialists provide care in a variety of areas, including primary care, cardiology, HIV, HCV, hematology/oncology, solid organ transplant, pulmonary hypertension, and population health.
This ambulatory specialist will be responsible for patient management which may include: heart failure across the spectrum of severity, tobacco cessation, hypertension, anticoagulation/direct oral anticoagulants in consultation with nurses/cardiologists, immunizations, and transitions of care. In addition, pharmacists are involved in direct efforts of system-wide population health services to improve clinical outcomes and reduce hospitalizations for at-risk patient populations.
The ideal candidate has experience in establishing and sustaining pharmacist services in the ambulatory setting with an applied knowledge of collaborative drug therapy management, documentation, and billing issues.
providing clinical pharmacy services in an ambulatory care setting
identifying opportunities for growth in IU Health ambulatory venues
active involvement in developing strategies to continuously improve the quality and provision of pharmacy services
providing leadership for implementation of drug policy guidelines and protocols
ensuring compliance with quality and regulatory standards
education of residents and student pharmacists
delivery of population health services
Doctor of Pharmacy is highly preferred
Preferred: Board certification
Requires current Indiana License or eligibility for Indiana licensure as a pharmacist.
Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 and/or PGY2 pharmacy residency may be required. PGY1 Residency; and PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory/Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Pharmacotherapy, Cardiology or relevant Adult Medicine program; or equivalent practice experience
Internal Number: 246960
About Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.