This clinic pharmacist will be implementing a new practice as an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) pharmacist in collaboration with our infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship teams. Ambulatory pharmacy services provided will include addressing pharmacy-related questions from clinic providers and managing infectious diseases under collaborative practice.
This pharmacist is a member of the infectious disease (ID) clinic team and works closely with physicians and APPs to ensure appropriate long-term antimicrobials and monitoring.
Assists with determination of OPAT candidacy and regimen selection
Counsels patients on OPAT regimens
Oversees pharmacotherapy monitoring for patients on OPAT service
Verifies, orders, and reviews medications and labs for OPAT
Manages arising symptoms or lab values and changes antimicrobials or follow up plan as needed
Determines if/which IV access is appropriate
Orders IV access removal or otherwise verifies its removal
Provides medication refills
Ensures formulary compliance
Supports the System Antimicrobial Stewardship Team and Antimicrobial Subcommittee
Collaborates with System ID pharmacist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Team, physicians, and colleagues to ensure smooth hand off for transition to outpatient pharmacy
Collaborates with Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Coordinator on quality improvement initiatives
Supports with transitions of care efforts
Other duties as may be assigned
Degree from an accredited pharmacy program required
No experience required
Valid Idaho Pharmacist License
Clinical management of primary care based infectious diseases
Completion of PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency OR equivalent experience
Current Board Certification in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy (BCIDP)
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