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Clinical Pharmacist

Company: Cardinal Health
Location: Jamaica Plain
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more.

Clinical pharmacist in a 250 plus bed teaching hospital in Boston, MA servicing a variety of patient populations. This pharmacist will work closely with medical staff to ensure safe, effective, and appropriate drug therapy. Along with supporting daily operational responsibilities that include, but are not limited to order verification, inventory management, and medication dispensing.

Accountabilities

Reviews, processes and monitors patient medication orders to evaluate the appropriateness of use, dosage form, route of administration, regiment compliance, therapeutic duplication, drug interactions, adverse reactions and age appropriateness.

Participate in multi-disciplinary rounds for a variety of patient populations.

Checks technician prepared or prepares for dispensing all medications for patient specific use.

Assists with drug procurement and inventory maintenance.

Assists with precepting experiential education students from Schools of Pharmacy.

Reviews non-formulary requests and prepares formulary reviews as needed for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Participates in performance improvement activities using evidence bases practice. Implements clinical initiatives (therapeutic interchange, renal dosing, ADR reporting) with regard to efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness.

Participates in Drug Utilization Evaluation program, Quality Improvement projects and prepares summary reports.

Provide subject matter expertise to medical residents and medical staff.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by the Director of Pharmacy.

Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

Qualifications

Graduate of accredited School of Pharmacy; Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree required.

Must be a "good standing" licensed Pharmacist in the state of Massachusetts.

Hospital pharmacy experience strongly preferred.

Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency strongly preferred.

Flexibility to work various shifts.

Ability to hear, write, and speak clearly in order to communicate with customers and health care professionals.

Strong customer service skills.

Computer savvy to learn and perform successful operation of multiple pharmacy information systems.

A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes:

2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine

1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements.
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Cardinal Health, Boston , Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

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