Under the supervision of the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Manager and according to department policies, procedures, and guidelines will be responsible for providing the highest level of patient and customer care to patients undergoing treatment at the medical center. Clinical Specialist will also be working under the clinical supervision of the clinic’s medical director. Clinical specialist ensures optimum patient related outcomes for primary care clinic patients by preventing or resolving drug-related issues and optimizing the drug therapy of patients. Provides drug information to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Integrally involved in education of pharmacists, residents and students. Additionally, the Clinical Specialist coordinates clinical projects, assists with formulary coordination and policy revisions, ensures billing compliance and revenue capture and helps to lead other projects as needed.
Serves as a resource and drug expert for all related medications and strives to increase knowledge through research and writing activities.
Work in collaborative fashion with all specialty area nurses, fellows, and attendings toward optimizing patient outcomes, with added focus on improving population health activities important to institutional goals and mission.
Work requires a Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Required: Massachusetts pharmacist license in good standing or obtain prior to starting
Required: Current Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS), Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP), or Geriatric Pharmacy (BCGP); or must obtain certification within one year of eligibility
Requires completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program with ambulatory focus or PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency or equivalent years of experience in ambulatory care.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a private, not-for-profit, 514-bed, academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC is the largest safety net hospital and busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England. BMC provides a fully integrated continuum of outpatient, specialty, and inpatient services, with providers in more than 70 medical specialties and subspecialties. The institution is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine.