Clinical Pharmacist - Infectious Disease - Full-time in New Orleans, LA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Oschner Health System   •  

New Orleans, LA 70112

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Less than 5 years

Posted 29 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This job assumes responsibility for the medication management of assigned patients; monitors and evaluates medication therapy for appropriateness based on the patient's health status, institutional criteria /guidelines, and cost efficient measures including medication reconciliation, medication monitoring and patient education; remains integrally involved in the education of Pharmacy and Medical Residents and provides education to health care providers as needed; and provides pharmacy expert content for order sets, benefit design, formularies, and other pharmacy related documents as needed.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.


Required- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (3 years related specialty experience accepted in lieu of PGY1 Residency)

Preferred- Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Completion of a PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Residency

Work Experience

Required - None


Required - Current Pharmacy license in the state of practice

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Strong leadership/teaching skills

Job Duties

  • Provides pharmacokinetic consultation, obtains and uses appropriate laboratory data to evaluate drug medical selection and dosing and communicates findings to health care practitioner.
  • Evaluates patient response to drug therapy.
  • Exhibits good patient outcomes by documenting interventions and conducting outcome studies/ evaluations in regards to the clinical activities performed.
  • Assists with the development of pathways, best practices, and guidelines for their assigned population.
  • Educates staff, students, patients, health care providers and other health care professionals. Submits for publication once every two years.
  • Mentors residents, students and new staff to meet departmental goals.
  • Responsible for overall patient care beyond the hospital visit, through all transitions of care.
  • Accommodates the special needs of the organization by volunteering to do any work/task when staffing shortages occur in technical and non-technical areas due to inclement weather, electrical power outages, computer downtime or other situations.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
  • Other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17