Clinical Pharmacist

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 205028
Title: Clinical Pharmacist
Department: Pharmacy
Posting Date: September 2, 2020
Shift: Mixed
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus

Position Summary:

The clinical pharmacist provides comprehensive medication management services that integrate clinical services, order management, patient/staff education and research.  Clinical pharmacists are responsible for improving the patient’s experience, safety, and achieving positive clinical and financial outcomes.  This position is responsible to an immediate supervisor with co–supervision provided by the management team.  

Major Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the drug therapy management of medical emergencies.
  • Facilitates discharge planning and smooth transition to alternate sites of care and access to an ambulatory pharmacy.
  • Maintains and updates a patient profile with demographics, diagnosis, allergies, and current medications.
  • Discusses medication order clarifications with the prescriber, documents any pharmacy records, and communicates medication order changes as needed.
  • Reconciles pharmacy and nursing medication administration records (MARs) daily.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) degree OR Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSPharm) degree. Licensure with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy is required.

Experience/Skills:

Required:

3 years hospital experience required.

Standards of Respect: