WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR A complete team of medical professionals includes a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist that supports the physician by ensuring optimal use of medications. At Franciscan Health, that support is enhanced by working in an environment of joyful, compassionate care. If you want to impact a patient’s quality of life, this is the place for you.
Do you take pride in your skills and sound judgment? Are you able to work as part of a team? Do you want to use your pharmacotherapy skills in support of optimal outcomes? If so, we have a great opportunity waiting for you.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Collaborate with allied health disciplines to provide quality patient care via a signed Collaborative Practice Agreement.
Consult with and advise other Healthcare professionals and patients on matters pertaining to selection, procurement, distribution, and safe and appropriate use of medications.
Coordinate and deliver ongoing staff education for clinical staff pharmacists.
Direct and precept students and/or residents.
Lead cost effective formulary management initiatives.
Review adverse events related to the medication use process, recommend improvements to the medication use process as needed, and ensure improvements are implemented.
Review literature and publications in area of specialization and recommend improvements to the medication use process.
Review prescriptions and medication orders, check for appropriateness and provide information needed to properly and safely administer the medication.
Attend and participate in local and system-wide committees to improve the medication use process.
Draft, review, and revise medication related policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.
Provide clinical pharmacy services as outlined in approved hospital policies, including but not limited to reviewing medications at transitions of care.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Advanced clinical pharmacy practice skill set.
Knowledge of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
Deliver presentations and public speaking engagements.
Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
Highly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people in both individual and group settings.
Knowledge of laws, regulations, or policies impacting the Healthcare industry.
Knowledge of procedures and protocols necessary to provide patient safety.
Research methodology, principles, and procedures.
This posting represents several roles that are projected to be opening across various regions of Indiana: Central (Greater Indianapolis), Western (Crawfordsville, Lafayette), and Northern (Michigan City, Crown Point).
The position includes remote flexibility with the expectation to commute to clinic in person at least one day per week, or more often depending on the needs of our patients and providers.
Franciscan Health has a close-knit team of ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialists in various roles and locations around Indiana and Illinois. Candidates can look forward to joining a supportive team of coworkers who work together to provide excellent care to those whom we are privileged to serve.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.
QUALIFICATIONS 1. Hold a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) or B.S. from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
2. Maintain active pharmacy licensure in good standing in accordance with the Indiana Board of Pharmacy or other applicable state licensing agency. If not currently licensed in Indiana, candidate must be willing to achieve licensure prior to start date.
3. Completion of a PGY1 Residency with at least 3 years of direct patient care experience and/or PGY2 Residency
4. Board certification in Ambulatory Care (BCACP) must be achieved within 24 months of hire
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated healthcare, Franciscan Health brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.
Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of Franciscan Health, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.
With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.