Under the indirect supervision of the Ambulatory Pharmacy Manager, the pharmacist will engage patients and healthcare professionals within the Ambulatory Pharmacy Health System to efficiently and effectively maximize therapeutic outcomes, increase provider access, improve patient experience, and work to facilitate patient and institutional cost containment. This will be done through the use of; favorable patient interaction, shared decision making, motivational interviewing, evidence-based medicine, comprehensive medication management, disease-state management, collaborative practice agreements, and education for patients and healthcare teams.
The pharmacist in this role will initially support the management and coordination of anticoagulation specifically, at least 50% of the time, other responsibilities will be spent in traditional ambulatory care services within adult primary care.
Participate as an effective team member and provide direct patient care, while creating a network of care with other healthcare professionals.
Recognize drug-related problems, complete a comprehensive medication review, and be able to make evidence-based recommendations to optimize patient outcomes.
Identify adherence gaps to medications and barriers to patient adherence. Provide patient education while taking into consideration patient specific values.
Monitor patients for improved outcomes, while maintaining a documented and organized care process.
Help develop and implement practice guidelines and collaborative practice agreements.
Practice under collaborative practice agreements, be able to initiate, modify, monitor and discontinue medications accordingly and document and maintain regulatory requirements for each process step.
Build patient trust to foster open lines of communication and encourage self-monitoring to optimize quality of life and overall patient experience.
Actively contribute in the evaluation, improvement and establishment of new or existing clinical pharmacy services. Assist in the development of initiatives that focus on evidence-based care for chronic disease state management. Contribute or lead organizational initiatives that optimize evidence-based medicine.
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to facilitate learning or disseminate evidence-based best-practice to pharmacists, nurses, physicians, other healthcare professionals, and possibly in other ambulatory care settings, especially those in the areas of public health, community outreach, and population health management.
Serve as an educational resource for adult primary care. Provide in-service trainings.
Recognize and address medication related needs of the clinic and help bridge gaps, in regards to pharmacy services.
Self-manage continuing education and professional development.
Comply with departmental policies and procedures.
Travel up to 20% of the time to attend meetings, trainings, fairs, conferences and seminars as appropriate.
Be a preceptor to students and residents and help build/maintain an Ambulatory Care Residency program.
Demonstrate a daily commitment to advance Ambulatory Care initiatives and values.
Perform other duties as required.
Excellence in communication, interpersonal skills, empathy, creativity, resiliency, adaptability and the ability to work independently.
Excellence in problem solving, attention to detail, organization, time management, and computer literacy.
PharmD or 3 years of clinical experience as a licensed pharmacist.
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) required, certification will be required upon eligibility for examination or completed within a reasonable time frame as determined by the Ambulatory Pharmacy Manager.
Board Certification preferred.
Post graduate year(s) training preferred.
Graduate of an ACPE – accredited College of Pharmacy.
Unrestricted and current pharmacy license in the state of NH or license eligible.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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