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Trinity Health Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist (Part Time) in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating Shift

Description:

The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services in an outpatient and/or inpatient practice area, by providing drug therapy management and assessment for patients in the practice area. Provides support for established programs including, but not limited to, drug formulary, pharmacy education programs, and quality improvement and research relating to drug therapy.

What the Clinical Pharmacist will do:

  • Provides drug therapy management and assessment.

  • Identifies and resolves potential and actual drug related problems.

  • Assists physicians in designing dosing regimens based on patient-specific dosing parameters.

  • Communicates and collaborates with physicians and other clinicians to develop drug therapy policies, protocols, and guidelines.

  • Provides support to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, which may include serving as a member and/or activities such as preparing formulary drug reviews, medication usage evaluations, policies and guidelines for drug therapy, etc.

  • Participates in performance improvement initiatives and research as appropriate.

  • Participates in departmental, multidisciplinary, hospital and health-system committees as leader, member or consultant.

  • Participate in the training, education, precepting, and evaluation of pharmacy students and/or residents as assigned.

  • Provides education and information on pharmaceutical care and drug therapy to patients, pharmacy staff, physicians, nurses, students and other clinicians.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned such as quality assurance reports, preparation for regulatory inspections, etc.

What the Clinical Pharmacist will need:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, minimum.

  • ASHP PGY-1 residency, or two years of related experience, minimum.

  • Minimum, Pharmacist license and controlled substance license issued by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification may be required (at discretion of manager), board of Pharmacy Specialty certification preferred.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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