Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Specialty Practice Areas:
Internal Number: 47343
Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!
Located at Medical Plaza IV Shea, 10200 N 92nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Full Time, Days
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The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist provides medication management through active participation on the healthcare team in the ambulatory setting. The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist contributes to the selection of individualized drug therapy, implementation of patient-specific medication regimens, laboratory monitoring, and provision of comprehensive medication education to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize risks of adverse events. Population health management strategies are utilized to improve medication-related outcomes and reduce hospitalizations for at-risk populations. Conducts educational activities, applies principles of performance improvement, and optimizes care in a cost-effective manner. Provides direct patient care via collaborative drug therapy management in practice areas in which the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist maintains protocol certification and may include diabetes, anticoagulation, transitions of care, and other complex disease states. Assists with precepting pharmacy residents and students.
Performs disease state management, comprehensive medication review, and adverse drug event prevention and management for patients in the ambulatory setting, limited to collaborative practice protocols for which he/she maintains protocol certification. May assist with additional disease states for patient-specific consults in coordination with the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist.
Completes thorough patient assessments and applies principles of evidence-based medicine to establish patient-specific therapeutic drug regimens.
Critically evaluates disease states and adjusts medication therapy to optimize regimens and improve clinical outcomes.
Ensures utilization of cost-effective medication therapy and patient access to treatment.
Provides essential medication education to patients to promote engagement in self-management activities, medication adherence, and safety.
Demonstrates accurate and thorough documentation skills in the electronic medical record. Facilitates pharmacist-to-provider communication of clinical interventions and recommendations.
Provides therapeutic consultation to medical providers to promote optimal medication management. Identifies and escalates issues outside of pharmacist’s scope of practice to appropriate physician for further assessment.
Adheres to clinical practices approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (e.g. collaborative practice agreements, clinical pharmacy protocols).
Develops and applies evidence-based medication guidelines and/or protocols, medication use evaluations, and disease-based evaluations. Collects and analyzes medication-use data per predefined criteria and formulates appropriate recommendations for implementation.
Assists with precepting pharmacy residents and students. May serve as a primary preceptor or preceptor-in-training based on criteria established by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Contributes to staff development, including assisting with training of new team members.