Clinical Pharmacist Specialist | Focused Care Team

Job Requisition #: JR57511

End Date: 10/1/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

As the Clinical Pharmacist Specialist you will provide longitudinal care to patients within the Focused Care Team by designing, recommending, monitoring, and evaluating patient specific pharmacotherapy. You will work closely with providers, medical assistants, the program coordinator, and medical director to ensure achievement of program goals and objectives. This position will support Wilmington Primary Care with a focus on rising risk patients in our value-based payment programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes risk stratification tools to identify targeted high-risk patient population dependent on age, hospitalizations, ED visits, comorbid diagnoses (e.g. COPD, CHF, CKD), polypharmacy and behavioral health diagnosis.
  • Documents drug use and compliance patterns, detect and evaluate adverse drug effects, evaluate drug efficiency, therapeutic goals and indications, reviews for contraindications/precautions, the patient's current status of health, and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials.
  • Coordinates activities with health care team to perform enhanced medication reconciliation on high-risk populations and patients or as indicated by assessment.
  • Per disease state protocol, adjusts pharmacotherapy to enhance compliance, reduce potential errors, adverse drug events and to minimize cost burden.
  • In the absence of a disease state protocol, recommends pharmacotherapy alternatives to providers to enhance compliance, reduce potential errors, adverse drug events and to minimize cost burden.
  • Provides an inter-professional experience in training and mentoring pharmacy students, PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and PGY-2 pharmacy residents through experimental ambulatory care rotations.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • PharmD from an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy required
  • ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency required
  • ASHP-accredited PGY-2 residency preferred (equivalent experience considered)
  • BPS board certification required (BCACP preferred)
  • Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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