Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    2019-16949
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    RX Pharmacy Amb Clinic
    Facility
    Shea Medical Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    10200 N. 92nd St
    Work Hours
    Monday - Friday, variable hours
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    Pharm.D. Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a minimum of Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent experience. Required

    Experience
    Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency (ASHP accredited) and PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency (ASHP accredited) OR Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency (ASHP accredited) plus three (3) years of clinical experience in the ambulatory care setting OR Five (5) years of clinical pharmacy experience in the ambulatory setting. Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Registered Pharmacist (RPh) Licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Arizona. Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist provides high quality, direct patient care through active participation on the healthcare team as a pharmacotherapy expert in the ambulatory care setting. The Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist contributes to the selection of drug therapy, implementation of patient-specific medication regimens, and provision of comprehensive medication education to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize risks of adverse events. In addition, the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist will also conduct educational activities, apply principles of performance improvement, and adhere to local, state, and federal laws regarding the profession of pharmacy practice.
    • •Performs disease state management and comprehensive medication review for patients with chronic medical conditions in the Ambulatory Care setting. Critically evaluates disease state and adjusts medication therapy to optimize medication regimens and improve clinical outcomes. Ensures utilization of appropriate and cost-effective medication therapy. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, disease state management, medication management, and adverse drug event prevention and management.
      •Consults with medical providers regarding optimal drug therapy management to improve clinical outcomes and promote patient safety related to medications.
      •Completes thorough patient assessments and applies principles of evidence-based medicine to establish patient-specific therapeutic drug regimens.
      •Provides essential medication education to patients to promote engagement in self-management activities, medication adherence, and safety.
      •Conducts patient-centered clinical pharmacy functions and appropriately documents all patient care activities in the electronic medical record. Demonstrates accurate and thorough documentation skills. Facilitates pharmacist-to-provider communication of clinical interventions and recommendations.
      •Adheres to clinical practices approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (e.g. collaborative practice agreements, clinical pharmacy protocols).
    • Contributes to the total body of knowledge of pharmacy through publication and/or educational presentations. Provides presentations, in-services, or lectures annually (community, nursing, physician, pharmacy, local or national meetings), and educational information to physicians, nursing staff, and other allied health care professionals.
    • Acts as a network resource and drug information expert in the area of ambulatory care. Provides detailed drug information and education to the health care team, pharmacy, patients, and community. Actively participates in department and network-based committees and effectively communicates with stakeholders.
    • Develops, contributes, 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.
    • Precepts PGY1 and PGY2-Pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. Meets preceptor criteria established by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Contributes to staff development in the ambulatory care setting by assisting with training of new team members, including teaching and exemplifying clinical and operational skills.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



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