Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/05/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Pharmacist V is a recognized organization-wide expert and has significant impact and influence on organizational policy and program development. He/she is the professional authority in drug therapy for patients undergoing or post abdominal transplant and directs programs with organization-wide impact that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Specific roles of the clinical pharmacist in the setting of abdominal transplant include but are not limited to:
Participation in team-based medication optimization in outpatient Abdominal Transplant clinics and during inpatient rounds on the Abdominal transplant service. Provision of medication education to patients to improve medication adherence. Monitoring of immunosuppression and other complex comorbidities (DM, HTN, hyperlipidemia, bone disease, ID, etc). Performing pharmacist pre-transplant evaluations. Monitoring and coordination of 340b medication program.
Assistance in identifying and managing adverse effects and drug interactions with transplant-related medication therapies. Facilitate efficient transitions in care including from hospital discharge to the outpatient setting. Meets the educational needs of patients, the healthcare team, students and residents. Act as a liaison between the care teams and the UCSD Health Specialty Pharmacy and Discharge Pharmacies to ensure high quality care and efficient access to medication therapy.
The Pharmacist will also be responsible for provision and documentation of medications and medication-related services to patients according to the standards established by the UCSD Health Department of Pharmacy, as applicable. The pharmacist may serve as preceptor to pharmacy students and residents as assigned. He/she may also participate in Medical Center and Departmental committees and promote institution-wide medication use policy. Other activities may be assigned at the discretion of managers and supervisors.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D) or equivalent training.
Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice; or equivalent experience.
Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in area of specialty practice; or equivalent experience in specialty area.
Registered Pharmacist - issued by the state of California (RPH).
Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy and/or Board Certification in Specialty Practice.
A minimum seven (7+) or more years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated experience and proven expertise of pharmaceutical theory in a specialty theory.
Knowledge of developments in research and design in area of specialization including new or reformulated products being developed by medical and pharmaceutical researchers.
Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP), Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPS), or applicable specialty area.
Completion of PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Transplant.
Previous experience providing pharmaceutical care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Experience with Epic EHR functionality.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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