Consults with nursing and medical staff on prescription orders, patient reactions, and errors or complaints. Conducts drug utilization reviews and prepares drug review criteria for medical staff approval. Monitors drug therapies as assigned by medical staff and suggests alternatives.
Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities
Provides comprehensive pharmacy care and oversight of specialty service. Reviews patient drug therapy and care plan with medical staff and other health care professionals. Provides pharmacokinetic dosing and other drug therapy consultations. Manages the pharmaceutical care of specific patients.
Develops and assesses the clinical pharmacy program/service. Develops new clinical programs and services and evaluates/improves existing programs. Develops and conducts evaluation of programs/service related to performance improvement resource management, clinical and cost effectiveness/quality, prevention and detection of adverse drug events, benchmarking, etc. Develops methods for measuring, monitoring, and interpreting clinical, economic and other outcomes; medication use evaluations; target medication-intervention programs.
Serves as the Pharmacy departmental liaison for pharmacy, medical, nursing and other health care professionals.
Serves as the educational resource for the organization within specialty. Provides in-service trainings for pharmacy, medical, nursing, and other health care professional staffs. Addresses the learning needs of the staff in response to emerging drug therapies and new uses of existing drug products. Tracks drugs in development and those under review by the FDA, assessing potential impact on the organization.
Leads or participates in organizational initiatives that optimize drug therapy management. Identifies drug-related problems and develops practice guidelines, protocols or procedures. Participates in the development of clinical pathways/guidelines.
Serves as a preceptor for students/residents rotating through specialty practice area.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Graduate of an ACPE – accredited School of Pharmacy.
1 year of combined clinical pharmacy/specialty and/or residency experience required.
Pharm D preferred.
Must have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, with the ability to set priorities and make critical decisions.
Effective oral and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated interpersonal and team skills essential.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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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