The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist works with physicians, staff, and committees to optimize the care of patients by providing and supporting drug use and evaluation processes, quality improvement and safety initiatives, and medication therapy education while embracing the philosophies of pharmaceutical care and comprehensive medication therapy management. This position provides pharmacist expertise in the field of pharmacy informatics including a working knowledge of medical information systems and their design, development, and integration into clinical practice and drug policy. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist works in conjunction with pharmacy administration to identify, justify, develop, implement, evaluate, and refine clinical pharmacy services and educational programs for Marshfield Clinic Health System.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.
Education (Education qualifications must be from a school whose accreditation is recognized by Marshfield Clinic Health System.)
Required Education: Doctor of pharmacy degree from an accredited college or university of the United States for positions in an outpatient/ambulatory care setting or hospital based positions or Bachelor of Science from an accredited school of pharmacy AND board certification through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. Bachelor of Science from an accredited school of pharmacy for positions in a managed care setting.
Minimum ExperienceRequired: Completion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency. Individuals who have not completed an ASHP accredited residency program will be considered based on the following: Five years of practice experience for positions in an outpatient/ambulatory care setting; three years of hospital pharmacy experience and hospital pharmacy information system and order set development experience for hospital based positions; for individuals working in a managed care setting, no prior experiencerequired.
Preferred/Optional Experience: Experience in a tertiary care hospital for hospital based positions.
The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position, which must be maintained in good standing:
Must be licensed as a Pharmacist in the State of Wisconsin (or be eligible to be licensed as a Pharmacist by reciprocation or examination within six months)
For positions with responsibility in an outpatient/ambulatory care based setting, board certification through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) in pharmacotherapy and/or ambulatory care is required within two years of employment
For positions with responsibility in an acute care/hospital based setting, board certification through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy in pharmacotherapy or other pharmacy specialty is required within five years of hire.
Exclusion From Federal Programs
Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Clinic’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.