Vanderbilt University Medical Center Clinical Pharmacist - Population Health in Nashville, Tennessee
Clinical Pharmacist - Population Health - 2112154
Job : Pharmacy
Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)
Organization : Pop Health/Med Management 200963
Shift: : Days
Clinical Pharmacist - Population Health
Your Role: This clinical pharmacist will practice in the Office of Population Health and the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, primarily supporting primary care clinics. The primary responsibility of this pharmacist is to provide support to patients, clinicians, and the care management team to ensure effective, safe, and cost-effective drug therapy in a population health model.
The pharmacist in this role will interact with patients and providers remotely and face-to-face as needed. Additional responsibilities include patient and provider education, disease management, comprehensive medication reviews, transitions of care, motivational interviewing, precepting students and residents, and assisting in the development of network resources and initiatives.
We are seeking individuals with a patient-first mindset, excellent problem solving and communication skills, who can thrive in an autonomous and evolving environment.
PharmD or BS in Pharmacy
5 years of experience or the equivalent
Active pharmacist licensure
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Varied experiences across the care continuum (retail, ambulatory, acute care, post-acute care, managed care)
Quality improvement experience
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency
Board Certification (BCPS or BCACP)
- Day Shift
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Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience plus Bachelor's Degree or PharmD plus three (3) years relevant experience or PharmD plus completion of ASHP - Accredited PGY1 residency training program.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Licensed Pharmacist Required
Additional Qualification Information:
- Per Pharmacy Department policy, all new hires are subject to pre-employment drug screening (post offer), as well as for cause and random drug screening during their tenure with Vanderbilt.
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
- Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.
Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
Req ID: 2112154
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