Mental Health Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Ambulatory
Community Health Network
Location: Indianapolis , Indiana
Type: Full Time
Salary: Reviewed at the time of offer
Specialty Practice Areas:
Internal Number: 2202285
Join our community
Community Health Network has an excellent opportunity available within our Pharmacy team. If you are looking for challenging work and meaningful advancement, then you should consider a career with Community.
Where you fit in As part of a very progressive Ambulatory Care pharmacy team at Community Health Network, you will participate in team-based care under collaborative drug therapy agreements whereas a pharmacist you may make medication changes, as appropriate. As a behavioral health clinical pharmacy specialist, you will manage psychopharmacology to optimize patient care and minimize adverse effects and drug interactions as well as develop strategies for medication adherence. You will evaluate the efficacy of psychiatric therapy and provide behavioral health disorders symptom management, patient education as well as transitional care management for psychiatry discharge patients.
Other aspects of this position include providing staff education, guideline/policy development and implementation, clinical service development, and participation in performance improvement initiatives. You will have opportunities to mentor and teach pharmacy students and pharmacy residents along with serving as a clinical resource for the pharmacy staff. Your expertise in your field will allow you to advance the level of patient care to achieve the best possible outcomes. This position will provide patient care in Behavioral Health Clinics.
Your life at Community You work hard to provide our patients with the exceptional care, and you deserve benefits to match. Community offers a unique employment package that encompasses not only your day-to-day job, but also your career.
You will have the opportunity to grow your career thanks to scholarships and tuition reimbursement from the Community Health Network Foundation, and receive recognition for your achievements.
A representative and diverse workforce
At Community Health Network, we build teams that deliver exceptional care through empathy, communication and collaboration. Caregivers play a vital role in our mission as they fulfill our PRIIDE values: Patients First. Relationships. Integrity. Inclusion. Diversity. Excellence.
Community is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, ensuring caregivers feel welcomed, comfortable and respected in our environment at all times. We value different perspectives by actively seeking a diverse workforce that is inclusive and equitable to all.
Your exceptional skills
You have strong communication skills and a collaborative approach to patient care
You are able to work closely with physicians and health care teams, while providing direct patient care
Ability to practice within a collaborative drug therapy agreement, the Pharmacist will meet with patients individually to provide extensive drug and disease state education with a particular focus on patients at high risk for hospitalization or poor health outcome. Disease states include, but are not limited to: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, insomnia, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, and movement disorders.
You are able work closely with patients to overcome medication adherence issues
With the assistance of medication assistance coordinators, you are able to assist patients in obtaining cost effective medications
Ability to serve as a drug information resource for the other providers and office staff, answering medication therapy questions
Ability to monitor for drug-therapy-related adverse events by performing/ordering the appropriate clinical or laboratory tests
You are able to engage in population health projects to impact the lives of patients we serve
You have a clear understanding of quality improvement principles
You have the ability to precept pharmacy students and residents
Your exceptional qualifications
Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy, Bachelor or PharmD; Doctorate degree
Indiana Pharmacist license
Successful completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 residency with Psychiatry is strongly encouraged or a minimum of three (3) years working under a drug therapy agreement in a clinical setting
Board certification as a Board Certified Psychiatry Pharmacist is encouraged and required within 2 years of accepting the position
For questions, please contact Kelly Cochran, Director of Ambulatory Care Pharmacy. phone: 317-621-1805 or email@example.com.
At Community Health Network, we build teams that deliver exceptional care through empathy, communication and collaboration. Caregivers play a vital role in our mission as they fulfill our PRIIDE values: Patients First. Relationships. Integrity. Inclusion. Diversity. Excellence.Community is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, ensuring caregivers feel welcomed, comfortable and respected in our environment at all times. We value different perspectives by actively seeking a diverse workforce that is inclusive and equitable to all.