Wake Forest Baptist High Point Medical Center, a part of Atrium Health
Location: High Point, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on Experience
Specialty Practice Areas:
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
High Point Medical Center (HPMC) is currently searching for motivated candidates for a Clinical Pharmacist in Emergency Medicine. This position is an integral part of a large pharmacy team and progressive group of pharmacy leaders who provide comprehensive pharmacy services throughout the medical center. The Department of Pharmacy’s vision is to enhance its pharmacy operations, advance clinical pharmacy programs, and expand interdisciplinary patient centered care services and pharmacy residency programs. As a part of this growth and refinement of practice, the Department continues to seek talented and motivated individuals to add to its team.
HPMC is an integrated health system that operates 351 acute care beds, rehabilitation and psychiatric care beds, outpatient services, and community health and information centers. The ED within the hospital is a level 2 Trauma Center servicing 125 to 150 adult and pediatric patients daily.
The Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for:
Proficiently providing direct patient-centered for emergency medicine patients
Participates in all aspects of the medication-use system while providing comprehensive and individualized pharmaceutical care as a member of the interdisciplinary team
Participate in pharmacist managed ED culture follow up program
Support pharmacy services for whole medication use process including IV preparation and verification
Active membership and participation in multidisciplinary hospital committee is required as well as leadership in departmental clinical education and research activities
Work closely with Clinical Pharmacy Manager, and the Pharmacy Director to develop goals for the department
These positions are responsible for actively identifying service related issues which require evaluation and facilitating research projects, quality improvement initiatives, or healthcare provider education as needed to advance practice
External presentations, publications, and professional speaking is strongly encouraged and supported
As faculty within the Graduate Pharmacy Education program, he/she will serve as a preceptor for the Pharmacy Residency Programs.
Provides experiential mentorship for Doctor of Pharmacy students
In short, the Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist will facilitate medication therapy and pharmacy services to this specialized patient population and to collaboratively support direct patient-centered care.
Position requirements include:
Education: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy
Clinical training and experience: Completion of PGY1 Pharmacy residency and PGY2 Emergency Medicine residency is preferred (or 2-4 years of clinical experience in critical care patient populations may be considered in lieu of formal training and exceptional aptitude or knowledge may be considered in lieu of experience).
Licensure/certifications: Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of North Carolina required, eligibility for Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) approval in the State of North Carolina is required, Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification preferred
About Wake Forest Baptist High Point Medical Center, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today, the department provides service based clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during pat...ient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.