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As part of the Scripps Health pharmacy team, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians provide a broad range of clinical services at our sites and work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to deliver high-quality, efficient services to patients and staff. They enjoy a practice environment that offers state-of-the-art technology and innovative tools in a collaborative and supportive workplace.
The Emergency Department (ED) Pharmacist Specialist will be one of three pharmacists specializing in the Emergency Department at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. The ED Pharmacist Specialist will work closely with the ED and Trauma clinicians serving central and downtown San Diego. To be successful, the ED Pharmacist Specialist will be proactive, comfortable working independently without defined structure and exemplifies the Mercy style of care.
Assumes clinical leadership responsibilities for pharmacy and pharmacy practice in their area of specialization. Collaborates with physicians and other health professionals to develop intervention strategies to maximize medication utilization related to area of specialization, including but not limited to medication guidelines, clinical pathways, core measures, education and policy development. Provides collaborative pharmaceutical care with the respective specialized teams in identified patient care areas. Reviews and evaluates individual drug orders for appropriateness, safety, and cost. Documents the care provided to patients. Establishes methods to improve pharmaceutical care, meet identified department and system goals, develop and coordinate utilization reviews and prospective drug use audits and identify and assure collection of pertinent metrics for area of specialization. Assures regulatory compliance in area of specialization. Precepts fourth year students and both PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents in Critical Care and Psychiatry. Participates in quality assurance efforts for area of specialization. Provides education, training and competency sign off in area of specialization. Participates in research, publication and presentations at state and national organizations. Actively participates in multidisciplinary committees providing clinical expertise and evidence based data to assist in guiding value based practices, developing and deploying standardized treatment regimens protocols and developing and monitoring Quality Assurance / Performance Improvement initiatives.
This is a full time position with varied shifts. Shifts are 8 hours anytime between 9am and 1am. Qualifications Required:
- BS Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree
- 3-5 years experience in Hospital pharmacy practice and Clinical pharmacy practice (inpatient or ambulatory) in area of specialization
- PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency or equivalent hospital patient care experience
- California Pharmacist License
- AHA BLS for the health care provider and ACLS certifications required prior to being trained to respond to codes.
- Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or other nationally accredited certification required to obtain within 2 years of hire
- PGY2 residency in critical care or emergency medicine
- Precepting experience for both students and residents
- Membership in professional pharmacist organizations
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Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Job:
Central San Diego County-SAN DIEGO-SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL SAN DIEGOWork Locations:
SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL SAN DIEGO (100_350)
4077 FIFTH AVENUE
SAN DIEGO, 92103Organization:
Scripps Mercy San DiegoJob Posting:
Jun 19, 2019, 5:40:09 PMBenefit Status:
FT - FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS