The Clinical Specialist for the Endocrine and Metabolism Institute provides pharmacotherapy services to patients at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus interdisciplinary diabetes specialty clinic. The successful candidate will skillfully co-manage various types of diabetes via collaborative practice agreements and team-based care in an ambulatory setting. Goals for this position include expanding existing services; assessing the pharmacist's impact on quality metrics; and serving as a role model for clinical and educational excellence to various levels and disciplines of learners.
• Perform pharmacotherapeutic monitoring and provision of pharmaceutical care for patients in the Diabetes Center in a routine, continuous manner
• Participate in weight management and continuous glucose monitoring shared medical appointment program
• Provide general and patient-specific drug information to patients, physicians, nurses and other health care providers
• Educate pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy students, medical post graduate trainees, nurses and physicians in pharmacotherapy
• Support and participate in pharmaceutical related research in area of specialty
• Maintain expertise in areas of practice through continual learning, educational activities, and involvement in pharmacy and medical related societies
• Passion for helping patients with diabetes achieve their goals
• Advanced degree required: PharmD
• PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care (or equivalent experience)
• Board Certification in Ambulatory Care or Pharmacotherapy preferred
• Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) preferred and expected to achieve within 3 years of starting the position
• Expertise in the management of Type I and Type II diabetes, including the use of insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring and shared medical appointments preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Exceptional precepting skills
• Ability to form strong relationships with the interprofessional team
• Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Ohio or Board eligible
Provides clinical pharmacy services to patients of all ages within in the specialty area. Interacts with physicians and nurses to make recommendations regarding drug therapy of patients. Educates staff pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy students, post graduate trainees, allied health professionals, nurses and physicians in pharmacotherapy within in the specialty area.
diabetes, pharmacy, pharmacist
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Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.