The Clinical Pharmacist Specialist (CPS) optimizes medication regimens to achieve outcomes related to the cure, diagnosis or prevention of disease, elimination or reduction of patients' symptoms, and improvement in patients' quality of life in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team. This position is specifically aligned with key therapeutic areas and patient care service lines at Wishard Health Services. The CPS serves as a departmental resource person and liaison to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other hospital personnel. This position also serves as a therapeutic leader for the appropriate use of medications according to professional and regulatory standards and assists with protocol and policy development for medication use. The CPS works with Pharmacy management to enhance pharmaceutical services and is responsible for identifying and implementing new clinical services provided by the department. The CPS assumes primary responsibility for leading departmental clinical education and research activities and is expected to serve as a primary preceptor for doctor of pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
-Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree
-Licensure in the State of Indiana or licensure eligible (until licensure, pharmacy duties are limited as by law)
-Completion of a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency OR a minimum of five years full-time experience in the direct provision of clinical pharmacy services
-Board certification (i.e. BCPS, BCNSP, BCOP, BCCP, etc.) and/or specialty credentialing (i.e., CDE, CGP, CACP, etc.) is preferred
-Previous experience in a hospital/clinic pharmacy preferred with experience in distribution of medication for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients
Eskenazi Health - 13 months ago
Wishard Health Services is one of America’s five largest safety net health systems with nearly 1 million outpatient visits each year....