Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG), affiliated with UCSF Fresno, has an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist in the Psychiatry Division at the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health.
The Clinical Pharmacist will serve as a drug information resource to both providers and patients and will assess the appropriateness, effectiveness, and safety of all medications for patients enrolled in this service. This role will assist in disease state management of patients by optimizing drug therapy by adding, substituting, discontinuing, adjusting, or monitoring medications for patients diagnosed with major psychiatric diseases. The Clinical Pharmacist will serve as a health-educator and provide information for patients, families and caregivers that will:
Improve health literacy by providing comprehensive education surrounding the appropriate use of mediations and the goals of disease state management that will lead to optimal health outcomes and improve patients’ quality of life.
Empower patients to improve their well-being by becoming actively engaged in their health care.
Located in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian, yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery is all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing and good schools. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierra (just 90 minutes away) as well as the scenic Central Coast, just two and one-half hours away. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park.
Central California Faculty Medical Group is an organization of more than 230 faculty physicians and additional staff providing care in approximately 80 specialties and subspecialties in inpatient and outpatient facilities. Our goal is to provide knowledgeable, compassionate care close to where you live and work.
Within CCFMG, we have more than 15 faculty practice site locations throughout the Central Valley known as the University Centers for Excellence. Each University Center for Excellence location is staffed by physicians who serve on the faculty for the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and teach at the UCSF Fresno branch campus. This partnership provides our community access to world-class, UCSF faculty physicians right here in the Central Valley. We train more than 250 medical residents and fellows every year, approximately half of whom stay in the Central Valley to practice, live, and raise their families.
Advancing the health of the diverse communities we serve through excellence in patient care, education and research in an environment of collaboration and respect.