Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Emergency Department

Less than 5 years experience  •  Health & Fitness

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Philadelphia, PA
Less than 5 years experience
Health & Fitness
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Responsible for provision of pharmaceutical care to patients managed by the Emergency Department.  Activities include verification of orders, participation in rounds; evaluate, monitor and modify drug therapy; provide recommendations to optimize patient outcomes, minimize safety issues and insure cost effectiveness.  The pharmacist should be an effective communicator and be able to integrate themselves within the health team and the current structure of the pharmacy department.  Additionally the candidate should coordinate pharmacotherapy activities of department pharmacists and residents within the Emergency Room.  Finally, the candidate should fulfill requirements associated with hospital and department policies and procedures, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.

Minimum Requirements:
Current pharmacy license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania.  

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy.  Three to five years of experience in hospital pharmacy practice including precepting students and residents or similar experience in an academic setting.   Completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency and possibly a Specialty Residency preferred.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Job ID: 66732

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