The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist will demonstrate consistent application of knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate, safe, efficient, and cost effective patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team. Collaborating on efforts to re-imagine patient care delivery in a community-based care environment by expanding and enhancing clinical services are exciting aspects of this position. Essential duties of the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist include:
Participates as an essential member of the multidisciplinary team to optimize individual patient medication therapy. Provides comprehensive medication management under established collaborative practice agreements. Monitors physician prescribing patterns to ensure safe, correct, and appropriate use of medications. Utilizes principles of population-based medicine to ensure quality outcomes. Monitors, documents, and evaluates patient response, drug effects, and adverse medication events.
Provides accurate drug information to other healthcare professionals and patients to assure safe and appropriate use of medications. Serves on committees as a resource on medications and/or pharmacy policies as required.
Actively participates in and leads department cost savings and quality improvement initiatives. Takes responsibility for assuring quality improvement projects are developed, implemented and completed. Develops standard operating procedures and protocols as needed to meet department needs. Participates in organization surveys (Joint Commission or other applicable regulatory agencies) or audit inspections.
Trains and supervises pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, PGY1/PGY2 residents, and other supportive staff as needed. Participates and supports the training programs and mentorship of students and residents.
Is knowledgeable and compliant with State and Federal laws, regulations, pharmacy policies, and standard operating procedures, formulary and pertinent Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Provides professional, engaging service excellence to all patients and healthcare providers with whom they work.
Expectations for performance standards include Intermountain's values: integrity, trust, excellence, accountability and mutual respect.
Pharmacists must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the state of Utah
Preference will be given to pharmacists completing PGY1 residency and PGY2 specialty residency training in ambulatory care.
Three (3) or more years of experience in an ambulatory care setting
Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties certification (BCPS, BCACP, BCGP)
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a charitable, nonprofit, community-owned healthcare organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves the health needs of Utah and Idaho residents. The Intermountain system includes 23 hospitals as well as clinics, home health agencies, women’s centers, drug dependency units, affiliated physicians and health insurance plans. For more information please visit our website.