Yale New Haven Health System

CLINICAL PHARMACIST II

Job ID
62936
Department
IDS
Category
PHARMACY
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MON - FRI AND OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
Work Hours
7:30 - 4 PM OR 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Work Shift
OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS , ON CALL
Requisition ID
2017-16261

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. Clinical pharmacist 2 supports the vision, mission, and goalsof YNHH and the Department of Pharmacy and demonstrates proficiency in all basic clinical pharmacist skills. Clinical Pharmacist 2 must have met all general requirements of Clinical Pharmacist position in addition to specific pharmacy practice, drug information, educational/scholarly, and leadership requirements.

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. Medication-related issue identification and resolution
    • 3.1 Documents Medication Use Variances
  • 4. Drug Information
    • 4.1 Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals.
  • 5. Communication and Service Requirements
    • 5.1 Understands role as integral member of the health care team.
  • 6. Education/Scholarly Activities
    • 6.1 Performs patient counseling
  • 7. Leadership
    • 7.1 Demonstrates leadership and decision making ability as lead/charge pharmacist
  • 8. Regulatory and Safety Quality Compliance
    • 8.1 Completes nursing unit inspections, override audits, clean and safe rounds, Pyxis sweeps and other
      regulatory responsibilities as assigned by manager.
  • 9. Drug Distribution Activities
    • 9.1 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 OR equivalent experience (2 post-graduate years) in an acute care hospital pharmacy setting is required.


LICENSURE


Connecticut Pharmacist License


SPECIAL SKILLS


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


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