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Ambulatory Pharmacist Clinician


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7570 Pharmacy & IV Solutions

Supervisory Organization

Clinical Pharmacy

Grade

U12

Summary

Job Title: Ambulatory Pharmacist Clinician

This position is located in Lancaster,Pa

Full-time, 1.0, 80 hr per two weeks working 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with no weekends or holidays. Working in a Cardiology practise doing anticoagulation management and drug monitoring.


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SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking an Ambulatory Pharmacist  to provide clinical pharmacy services including pharmacist-managed clinics, transitions of care communication, and other direct patient care activities by designing, recommending, monitoring and evaluating patient specific pharmacotherapy.  Serves as a clinical pharmacy expert for aspects of the ambulatory service line and is responsible for training and education as it relates to clinical activities, competency assessment, development and implementation of clinical programs, committee activities, etc.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide verbal and written consultations concerning drug therapy management upon referral or as necessary based on performance improvement opportunities.
  • Demonstrate ability to design, recommend, monitor, and evaluate patient-specific therapeutic regimens for ambulatory care patients, taking into account safe and cost-effective medication choices. Consider adverse drug effects, therapeutic goals and indications, contraindications/precautions, patient’s current status of health, drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug disease state(s) potential interactions.
  • Evaluate appropriate laboratory tests and utilize physical assessment skills necessary to monitor and support the patient’s drug therapy program.
  •  Demonstrate knowledge and communication skills to effectively counsel patients and answer questions.
  • Document assessment, observations, impressions, recommendations, plan, significant findings, interventions and services rendered as appropriate.
  •  Identify drug therapy strategies that improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

● Pharm.D. and ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency required (or equivalent experience).

 ● ASHP-accredited Specialty Residency or equivalent experience preferred.

 ● Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in state of Pennsylvania required.

● Board Certification may be preferred (dependent upon specialty).

● Equivalent of one year (1) experience practicing in an ambulatory setting.

● A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e.

    not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 ● Equivalent of three years (3) experience practicing in an ambulatory setting.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/26/2019