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Summary of Duties
The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmaceutical care services through interaction with patients and providers in the Clinical Pharmacy Services Ambulatory Care Clinics. This position will provide direct patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team. Will rotate through various clinics, including anticoagulation, post-discharge clinic and diabetes.
Requires comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, medical terminology, pathologies, disease states, and related information to medical management plan.
Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills; experience in managed care; and demonstrated ability to exercise collaboration, negotiation and other interpersonal skills.
Must demonstrate record of success in working with physicians and within multidisciplinary healthcare professions.
PC skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are required.
Experience with anticoagulation medication management and other chronic disease management (especially diabetes and medication management for the geriatric population) required.
A minimum of two (2) years of postgraduate work as a health care provider with direct patient care responsibilities, aside from any dispensing functions, preferred
Formal training in clinical pharmacy or relevant experience in clinical pharmacy in a medical setting and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team, preferred
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, from an accredited school of pharmacy required
Active License to practice pharmacy by the California Board of Pharmacy required
Required: Successful completion of a clinical pharmacy residency program which conforms to the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacist standards
Strong preference given for candidates with certification such as Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Certified Diabetes Educator, etc.
As part of the application process, we would like to understand your passion and interest for Ambulatory Pharmacy. Please include a cover letter and CV that appropriately reflects your interest, skills, and patient population experiences.
Internal Number: MEM002682
About Memorial Health Services
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