Under limited direction, and according to established policies and procedures, the Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides clinical pharmacy services including primary and consultative services to patients and health care providers to ensure optimal drug utilization in assigned specialty area(s). Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Participates in clinical research, oversees and/or participates in the preparation and dispensing of medications. Provides education and training to medical and pharmacy students and residents.
In collaboration with Infectious Disease physician, responsible for Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Provides primary care and consultative services to patients and health care providers in assigned specialty area(s).
Reviews medication orders to ensure accurate, rational, and cost effective drug therapy. This includes choice of appropriate drug, indication, route and rate of administration.
Assesses patient's drug therapy; performs pharmacokinetic analysis with appropriate adjustments in dosing, and identifies monitoring parameters and therapeutic outcomes in consultation with the patients.
Participates in patient care rounds and consults with health care providers to ensure optimal drug therapy; makes recommendations regarding selection, dosing and administration of medications.
Oversees and coordinates the activities of technical staff/pharmacists/interns assigned to specialty area.
Assists in the orientation and training of other departmental personnel. Precepts residents, graduate and undergraduate students from accredited Colleges of Pharmacy in clinical clerkship experiences.
Obtains medication histories, maintains and monitors medication profiles, and provides medication consultation for patients in the ambulatory clinics when appropriate.
Plans, provides and evaluates educational classes for patients and/or health care professionals, as appropriate. Participates in the development and production of in-service lectures, clinical case conferences, newsletter articles and other staff development programs for pharmacy or other health care providers.
Participates in MUE and ADR activities, and in the planning, implementation and evaluation of other programs designated by the Medication Use Committee and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To be considered for this position applicants must possess the following:
Doctor of Pharmacy degree (with residency or fellowship in Infectious Disease preferred) or equivalent combination of education with one to two years of clinical pharmacy practice experience in a health care setting.
Eligible or currently licensed in Michigan.
Primary Location: Commerce Township, Michigan
Facility: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905044618
About DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
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