Job Description

Location: New England Sinai Hospital
Posted Date: 6/7/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

This is a Per Diem Position.

Summary of Responsibility:

The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist works collaboratively with attending physicians, physician assistants/nurse practioners, infectious disease practitioners, nurses, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate use of antibiotics and other medications. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for monitoring, reviewing, reporting, and making recommendations to the team on medication therapy management.

Requirements/Education/Experience:

    • License to practice pharmacy in Massachusetts.
    • BS in pharmacy degree from an AACP accredited College of Pharmacy required. Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred.
    • Successful completion of an infectious disease specialty residency or two years of related practice experience preferred.
    • Ability to research and analyze the medical literature including drug information, disease states and clinical practice guidelines.
    • Proficiency in hospital software.

Duties:

  1. Assists the Director of the Pharmacy in assuring efficient and effective operations of the Pharmacy department.
  2. Actively rounds with the interdisciplinary teams on the nursing units to provide recommendations on appropriate antibiotic usage..
  3. Actively participates in the antibiotic stewardship program by making appropriate clinical, operational, and cost effective recommendations regarding the use of anti infective agents.
  4. Consults with the team to manage anticoagulation therapy, use of generic medications, and conversion of intravenous to oral medications.
  5. Provides medication education to members of the interdisciplinary team.
  6. Develops medication treatment guidelines and measures their effectiveness.
  7. With the Director of Pharmacy, actively participates in managing the cost of pharmaceuticals and participates in developing, monitoring and reporting quality improvement data and outcomes.
  8. Serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students.
  1. In collaboration with the Director of Pharmacy, provides input regarding pharmacy staff performance and in the hiring of new employees.


Additional Information

Important COVID message

Please note, our New England Sinai Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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