Yale New Haven Health System

CLINICAL PHARMACIST - IDS

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
62183
Department
IDS
Category
PHARMACY
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MON - FRI: OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
Work Hours
7:30 AM - 4 PM OR 8:30 AM - 5PM
Work Shift
ON-CALL, OCCASIONAL HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
Requisition ID
2017-15620

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. This is an entry level clinical pharmacist position. The clinical pharmacist supports the vision, mission, and goals of YNHH and the Department of Pharmacy and demonstrates competency in all basic clinical pharmacist skills.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Drug Therapy Management
    • 1.1 In a timely fashion, reviews and verifies all medication orders to ensure safe, accurate, cost effective drug use.
  • 2. Interpretation of Clinical & Pharmacokinetic Lab Data
    • 2.1 Demonstrates knowledge of basic pharmacokinetic principles.
  • 3. Drug Information
    • 3.1 Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals.
  • 4. Communication and Service Requirements
    • 4.1 Understands role as integral member of the health care team.
  • 5. Education/Scholarly Activities
    • 5.1 Performs patient counseling as requested by healthcare team
  • 6. Regulatory and Safety Quality Compliance
    • 6.1 Completes nursing unit inspections, override audits, clean and safe rounds, Pyxis sweeps and other regulatory responsibilities as assigned by manager.
  • 7. Drug Distribution Activities
    • 7.1 Oversees the drug distribution process, assuring accurate and timely dispensing of drugs to patients via pharmacy systems (i.e. Pyxis dispensing machines, code carts, etc.).

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a B.S. or Pharm.D. degree.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency is desirable but not required. Experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy is preferred for this position.

 

LICENSURE

 

Connecticut Pharmacist License

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

This individual should demonstrate basic knowledge of pharmacology and therapeutics, and understand pharmacy systems of drug distribution and formulary management. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with others are required.

 

Additional Information

PRIOR INFORMATIONAL DRUG SERVICE EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. We have multiple new positions open in this expanding department.

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