Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) provides specialized clinical pharmacy services to patients receiving care under the medical direction of a general or specialty department, division, or service, regardless of the physical location of the patient within the hospital or ambulatory clinics. The CPS coordinates these clinical services with other health care practitioners and patients through direct and indirect patient care activities, education, and project management/research within the specialty area. The CPS also collaborates with other members of pharmacy and the interdisciplinary team to resolve problems related to drug distribution that occur on their assigned nursing unit area(s) or patient care team(s)/service(s). The CPS works to achieve desired patient-centered outcomes through supporting the provision of safe, cost-effective, evidence-based medication therapy.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency, with preference for ASHP accredited PGY2 and/or fellowship in specialty area.
Significant research contributions and medication use evaluation (MUE) activity in specialty area of practice, preferred.
Recognized as an expert in field of specialty (locally, regionally, or nationally) through professional service, presentations, and/or publications.
Licensure and certification:
Registered pharmacist or eligible for licensure in Ohio.
Current certification in Basic Life Support (BSL) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
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