The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator provides collaborative pharmaceutical care to patients throughout the hospital while working in conjunction with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. Enhanced pharmaceutical care is provided through participation in selection of drug therapy with a primary focus on Emergency Medicine, discussion of medications order changes/clarifications with the prescribing physician, monitoring of drug therapy to evaluate appropriate dose, dosage form, regimen, route, therapeutic duplication, and drug interactions for Emergency Department settings. In addition to daily patient care, the clinical pharmacy coordinator will provide education to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals pertaining to drug therapy, develop drug utilization reviews to improve pharmacy resources management, and participation in hospital wide interdisciplinary committees. The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator will be an integral part of the pharmacy residency programs by mentoring pharmacy residents through clinical rotations and research projects.
Coordinate all clinical aspects of pharmacy services related to patients: Establish an ongoing relationship with both the medical and nursing staff; Participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds; Participate in pertinent hospital wide meetings; Document therapeutic interventions; Document adverse drug reaction; Conduct in-service education programs for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals; Assist in resuscitation of critically ill patients, cardiac arrests, and traumas; Assist in the transition of care issues.
Assess/review opportunities for EMR improvements to expedite prescribing process in the Emergency Department.
Develop and conduct drug utilization reviews and/or target drug programs for specific agents in cooperation with the Department of Emergency Medicine and Pharmacy Department.
Recommend or implement programs for improving pharmacy resource management to the extent that they will bring about more efficient, safer, or more economical use of drugs.
Assist the Chief of Pharmacy and Directors of Clinical Pharmacy in identifying opportunities, within the department or hospital-wide, for improved pharmacy resource management.
Assist and supervise both Post Graduate Year-One and Post Graduate Year-Two Pharmacy residents.
Other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (ACPE-accredited)
PGY-1 ASHP accredited pharmacy residency
PGY-2 ASHP accredited Emergency Medicine or Critical Care pharmacy residency
Licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State
BLS and ACLS certified
BCPS or BCCCP required within 18 months of hire
About NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has been providing outstanding medical care to the surrounding communities for over 135 years. Located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, the 591-bed (plus 60 bassinets) teaching hospital, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, provides specialized services in advanced and minimally invasive surgery, neurosciences, orthopedics, digestive and liver disorders, and cancer and cardiac care. The Hospital houses Centers of Excellence for bariatric surgery and breast imaging, a cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer, and a New York State-designated stroke center. NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network.
The Pharmacy Department, staffed by over 100 professionals and support personnel, is responsible for more than four million doses of medication dispensed each year. Continuous service is provided 24 hours a day using the most advanced technology, including a dispensing robot, a computerized physician order entry system and electronic medical records.