Summary of Department/Service Line: PinnacleHealth Medical Group (PHMG) is a network of primary care providers and specialist collaborating with each other and their patients to improve the quality of healthcare and the patient experience. PHMG's focus includes treating acute and chronic illness, and also delivering first class preventive care to the community. That's why in everything we do, our goal is to meet or exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. As a leading employer in the region, UPMC Pinnacle strives to attract and retain talented, compassionate people who share this same vision. There are many benefits in becoming an employee at UPMC Pinnacle.
Collaborating with Primary Care and Specialty practices, the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist will design, evaluate and modify pharmacotherapy for specific populations in ambulatory care. Implements protocols to enhance pharmaceutical care services for patients served by the Medical Group practices. Strives to create meaningful, interactive relationships within the patient-centered medical home and help to achieve high quality health outcomes for populations served. This role will support quality improvement and resource management initiatives, while participating in scholarly activities and/or clinical research in ambulatory care. Opportunity to educate health professionals and patients regarding optimal medication therapy. Complete Medication Therapy Management sessions one-on-one with patient populations, either through telephonic on in-person sessions.
D required. B.S. Pharmacy Required. Pennsylvania state license required.
Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy or Ambulatory Care Pharmacy from Board of Pharmacy Specialties preferred.
Completion of an accredited pharmacy residency in ambulatory care, internal medicine, or geriatrics is preferred.
Previous experience in a large, healthcare complex multi-campus integrated environment preferred.
UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties.
About South Central Pennsylvania
Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World.
Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia — it's a great place to grow a career and family.
Listed among Forbes.com “America's Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Cities to Live”, we are a two to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.