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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EB27 - Clinical Pharmacist - Specialty Pharmacy in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose : The Clinical Pharmacist will support both the clinical and operational workflows essential for ensuring MUSC Health patients have access to specialty pharmacy medications. The pharmacist will work in the ambulatory setting in one or more of the following disease states: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases (including Hepatitis C), Neurology, Oncology, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, and/or Hematology. Pharmacists will be responsible for completing initial patient assessment and counseling, interacting with prescriber and clinic staff in their assigned disease states, writing appeals for insurance coverage, precepting pharmacy students and residents, and contributing to research and quality improvement endeavors within the department. The Clinical Pharmacist will also have oversight of pharmacy technicians in their assigned disease states who complete welcome calls, prior authorizations, patient assistance enrollment, refill calls, and other technician duties. Pharmacists will be trained on using Epic (both ambulatory and retail modules) as well as dashboards to complete documentation of their activities and to ensure URAC and ACHC accreditation metrics are at or above target.

The ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively with other members of the care team, providing patient education, navigating the complexities of insurance coverage, and contributing to the overall growth and operations of the specialty pharmacy program. This position reports to the Clinical Coordinator for the Specialty Pharmacy Program.

Minimum Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy or a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy. Completion of a pharmacy residency preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job function while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job function while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job function from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects from floor level to height of 36 inches, to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches overhead 50 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with corrections. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to use automated mixing equipment. (Continuous) Ability to work overtime as required. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

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