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University of Washington AMBULATORY CLINICAL PHARMACIST - ABDOMINAL TRANSPLANT (FULL-TIME, DAY SHIFTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 196900

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - PHARMACY

Posting Date: 11/19/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $9,560 - $13,679 per month

Shift: First Shift

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. The UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME AMBULATORY CLINICAL PHARMACIST – ABDOMINAL TRANSPLANT (Day Shifts). The Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist (Pharmacist 3) is responsible for providing direct patient care (in-person and telemedicine) for abdominal transplant population, including patient education, adherence monitoring, and management of immunosuppression therapy. The Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist will manage immunosuppression and other chronic conditions (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, antimicrobial prophylaxis) via a collaborative practice agreement. The Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist will collaborate with the inpatient and ambulatory transplant teams for continuity of care. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist will provide drug therapy consults, participates in treatment protocol development, provides patient/family/staff education, facilitates transition of care, and precepts pharmacy students and residents. RESPONSIBILITIES: Optimize pharmacotherapy: • Ensure appropriate drug therapy including dose, drug-interactions, adverse effects, drug allergies, formulary status, and cost effectiveness. • Complete study medication review checklist for each study patient. • Communicate effectively (written and verbally) with inpatient discharging team and SNF potential medication related problems and work collaboratively to resolve. • Provide patient specific recommendations and guidance for medication administration, titration parameters if needed, and address medication related questions from SNF staff. Education and Research: • Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists • Provide education to medical/surgical providers and students, and nursing staff • Present at educational conferences to multidisciplinary staff, as requested • Develop and provide nursing in-services as requested • Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested • Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists • Submit unique work for publication in professional journals Practice Management: • Adhere to departmental policies and procedures related to safe and effective use of medications. • Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature. • Develop and maintain drug therapy monitoring systems for patients • Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between study coordinators, pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team. • Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested • Participate in development/implementation of quality improvement projects as appropriate • Perform drug utilization evaluation and cost containment analyses as needed Other: • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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