A pharmacist who has earned a Pharm.D. degree and Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification will plan, design, modify, and supervise the implementation and maintenance of hospital clinical pharmacy services. The pharmacist will directly supervise and/or assist in the supervision of clinical pharmacy staff members. The pharmacist will assist the Director of Pharmacy, operational pharmacy managers, and other professionals in hospital and/or system with medication management related initiatives. The pharmacist will have responsibility as the Residency Program Director of the ASHP accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency program at their facility.
• Graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree • Active license to practice Pharmacy from the Arkansas Board of Pharmacy (in good standing) • Completion of an ASHP-accredited residency in a clinical practice environment including training in areas of infectious diseases, cardiology, nutritional support, drug information, and critical care. • Active post-licensure certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) • Preferred - three to five years experience as a pharmacist in an inpatient healthcare setting. • One year inpatient pharmacy management experience preferred • Demonstrated and documented expertise and experience in hospital/system direct and indirect patient care initiatives • Eligible to precept APPE students from ACPE accredited Colleges of Pharmacy • Qualify as a Residency Program Director (RPD) of a pharmacy residency program as defined by the latest ASHP standards preferred
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 83165
About Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock
Today, Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive healthcare organization with more than 200 points of access that include 11 hospitals, urgent care centers, a senior living community, and over 100 primary and specialty care clinics in Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. Our two metropolitan facilities have three infectious diseases consultative physician groups. Of the three, one is a Baptist Health employeed group and the other are private practice. Our North Little Rock campus has recently started a graduate medical education (GME) program, in which all of the internal medicine residents complete an infectious disease rotation.
Our antimicrobial stewardship team is a Baptist Health System department and reports directly to a pharmacist. The team consists of two Infectious Disease trained pharmacists and two Infectious Disease trained physicians.
Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock is the largest facility in the Baptist Health system. With the average census is 450-500, we provide comprehensive acute care services and surgery to variety of patient population. We are the only adult heart transplant center in Arkansas and provide care for complex cardiac patients in...cluding LVAD, pulmonary hypertension, and end-stage heart failure. We are stroke center of excellence and level II trauma center with over 60,000 ED visits. We have 4 adult ICUs with 90-ICU beds in total and a level 3B NICU. We have an established PGY-1 residency program with 2 active positions.