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UPMC Clinical Pharmacist - Ambulatory in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania

Description

Purpose:

Ensure the provision of cost-effective pharmacotherapy contributing to optimal patient outcomes, provide experiential education for present and future health care practitioners, and support drug-related research.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with Primary Care and Specialty practices, the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist will design, evaluate and modify pharmacotherapy for specific populations in ambulatory care.

  • Implements protocols to enhance pharmaceutical care services for patients served by the Medical Group practices.

  • Strives to create meaningful, interactive relationships within the patient-centered medical home and help to achieve high quality health outcomes for populations served.

  • This role will support quality improvement and resource management initiatives, while participating in scholarly activities and/or clinical research in ambulatory care.

  • Opportunity to educate health professionals and patients regarding optimal medication therapy.

  • Complete Medication Therapy Management sessions one-on-one with patient populations, either through telephonic on in-person sessions.

Qualifications

  • Requirements:

  • Pharm.D required. B.S. Pharmacy Required.

  • Pennsylvania state license required.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Very high level of independent judgment and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Record of effective working relationships with other health professionals.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, prioritization, project management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work within a changing environment and drive results.

  • Demonstrate success in relationship building.

  • Preference: 3-5 years ambulatory pharmacy experience or completion of PGY2 ambulatory care residency.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Pharmacist

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Act 34 with renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 759179208

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