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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Springfield Medical Center

Location: Springfield, VA Job Number: 679253 Date posted: 03/07/2018
Description: Develops, implements, and evaluates clinical pharmacy programs for patients, providers, and pharmacists. Maintains a clinical pharmacy practice to impact patients at risk for drug-related problems in area of expertise. Educates providers, pharmacists and other health care professionals. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Maintains knowledge of and assures departmental compliance with Kaiser Permanente's Principles of Responsibility and policies and procedures, and applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.

Essential Functions:
  • Develops and maintains a clinical pharmacy practice that includes: Drug therapy consultations for members and healthcare providers; Participation in drug use initiatives and strategies to promote achieving targeted disease state goals and cost-effective prescribing; Provides continuing education and staff development inservices for pharmacists, physicians, and other health care providers; Provides drug information to health care providers and members; Critically reviews medical literature to provide updates on drug therapy; Documents all clinical interventions and drug information requests using appropriate providers; Demonstrated continued competency in specialty areas of pharmacy practice.
  • Participates in local, regional and interregional committees as appropriate.
  • Precepts pharmacy students and residents.
  • Develops and participates in research activities.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Completion of one year residency related to practice area, or three years of clinical practice experience required.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Pharmacy licensure in Virginia required upon hire, with licenses in the District of Columbia and Marylandrequired within 120 days of hire.
  • Board certification required (BCPS) within three years of employment.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a hospital-based setting preferred.
    Primary Location: Virginia,Springfield,Springfield Medical Center 6501 Loisdale Ct. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 10:00 am Working Hours End: 6:30 pm Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: Clinical Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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    Pharmacy Careers

    Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

    Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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