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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Ambulatory Care - Full Time Days

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Ambulatory Care is responsible for provision of pharmaceutical and consultative care services for Ambulatory Care Areas.

What you will do

  • Maintains collaborative and comprehensive medication therapy management services in designated areas of service, under a scope of practice agreement
  • Establish and/or participate in a clinical practice by interacting with patients, prescribers, nurses and other healthcare professionals, as a member of an interdisciplinary team in physician practices to provide pharmacotherapeutics recommendations and monitoring for optimal medication use
  • Identify and develop medication use evaluations to develop or update policies to ensure appropriate medication use and regulatory compliance
  • Identify and collaborate on departmental and hospital wide continuous quality and performance improvement projects and initiatives to ensure financial stewardship
  • Provide education for pharmacy staff, pharmacy students, nursing and other healthcare professionals
  • Lead and participate in hospital wide committees and clinical research related to area of practice
  • Serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacists
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education Qualifications

  • PhD Doctor of Pharmacy Degree with completion of an accredited PGY-1 Residency Certificate Required

Experience Qualifications

  • Equivalent clinical pharmacy and leadership experience. Required and
  • 1-3 years Minimum of 2 years experience in a hospital pharmacy with Ambulatory Care Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Self-Motivation, project management, strong communication,

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Pharmacist in the State of New Jersey Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.