Cleveland Clinic is comprised of a 1,400-bed academic medical center and 17 additional hospitals, including 5 in Southeast Florida. In total, there are nearly 6,000 inpatient beds and over 1,400 pharmacy employees, more than 300 physician practices, 20 ambulatory pharmacies, significant inpatient and outpatient clinical services and a pharmacy budget exceeding $1 billion.
The Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute currently leverages a multidisciplinary team including one pharmacist practicing under a collaborative practice agreement in the diabetes center. This Endocrinology Clinical Specialist position will continue expansion in diabetes and weight management, as well as the implementation of new services in other disease states including thyroid disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, osteoporosis, and men’s and women’s health services, among others.
The Endocrinology Clinical Specialist will practice under and collaborative practice agreement permitting the pharmacist to add, modify, or discontinue medications and order and interpret laboratory assessments as needed for consulted conditions. The pharmacist will see patients referred by the Endocrinology and Metabolism physician team in an integrated care environment for individual and shared medical appointments, contribute to training and education of students and residents, and participate in research and quality improvement initiatives.
·Manage medication use by consult pursuant to consult agreement
·Immediate availability for pharmacotherapy consultations
·Patient counseling/education related to medication therapy
·Participation in medication histories and reconciliation
·Participation in endocrinology and metabolism multidisciplinary quality improvement initiatives
·Participation in endocrinology and metabolism -related research and scholarly activities
·Education of clinical staff including nursing, physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy residents, medical residents, and pharmacy students
Monday through Friday, 8 hour clinic days. Schedule subset to change based on clinic needs.
Erick Sokn, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Population Health & Transitions of Care
Cleveland Clinic Department of Pharmacy
9500 Euclid Avenue, HB105, Cleveland, Ohio 44195
PharmD or Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy and completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship training required.
If hired for a specialty area where specialty residency training is available, then specialty residency is required.
Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire. Board Certification preferred.
Completion of a post-graduate year 2 residency (PGY2) or fellowship required or
Completion of a post-graduate year 1 residency (PGY-1) plus 3 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area or
5 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area
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