Clinical Pharmacist

Pharmacy Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center



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 #: 192110
Title: Clinical Pharmacist
Department: Pharmacy
Posting Date: March 5, 2019
Status: Non-Exempt
Shift: Mixed
Hours: As Needed
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus
Per Diem as needed

Flexible shifts
Rotating 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:

 

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.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.