Clinical Pharmacist

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


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 #: 193019
Title: Clinical Pharmacist
Department: Pharmacy
Posting Date: May 14, 2019
Status: Exempt
Shift: Mixed
Hours: As Needed
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

Covering scheduling needs for evening, daytime open shifts.
Minimal weekends

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.  

Position Qualifications:

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree OR Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSPharm) degree with 3 years hospital experience required. ASHP Accredited Residency in Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) is recommended. Licensure with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy is required.

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.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect

We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.