Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System is seeking a full time Clinical Pharmacist to join the team!
We are currently seeking a full-time inpatient transitions of care (TOC)/internal medicine (IM) clinical pharmacist for Overlook Medical Center who will collaborate with and serve as a resource for nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and medical residents. The TOC/IM clinical pharmacist will participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds on a dedicated unit, assist in discharge medication reconciliation, and provide patient education. In addition, the TOC/IM clinical pharmacist will work with a team of TOC/IM clinical pharmacists to support providers and case management throughout the hospital with patient access to medications (including participation in enrolling eligible patients in grants). The clinical pharmacist will participate in guideline and policy development and additional system initiatives. The clinical pharmacist and will also be responsible for providing education for pharmacy, medical providers, and nursing staff, and will serve as the pharmacy representative for relevant committees.
Job-Specific Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:
Function as a unit-based clinical pharmacist as a member of the interprofessional team who proactively contributes to the decision-making process and the development of patient-centered care plans
Deliver satisfactory and valued services and finding mechanisms to reduce medication costs
Provide responses to drug information questions
Counsel patients on new medications and provide discharge counseling
Provide transitions of care services for patients throughout the hospital
Contribute to system-wide TOC/IM-focused clinical initiatives including guidelines, policies, and formulary management
Advise clinicians on drug selection based on current clinical guidelines to optimize drug therapy
Identify, report, and analyze medication errors and adverse drug reactions
Precept pharmacy practice residents and pharmacy students
Participate in quality, safety and other project work related to TOC/IM
Conduct medication use evaluations and research projects in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to identify areas of medication use optimization with publication and/or presentation at local and/or national meetings
Assists in the development of policy and procedures
Participate in multi-disciplinary committees including Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Medication Management, and specific committees to support the appropriate use of medication therapy
PGY-2 Pharmacotherapy or Internal Medicine residency preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees
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