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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Pharmacy * Days - 4hrs/wk in Wyoming, MI at Metro Health

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

General Summary:


The clinical pharmacist specialist (CPS) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Pharmacy Clinical Services, under the direction of the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and the Director of Pharmacy Services. CPSs provide consultation to physicians, nursing staff, and patients regarding the safe and effective use of medications in all patient populations to promote positive outcomes. They participate in the core distribution, disposition, security, preparation, and procurement functions of the Pharmacy, in addition to providing education to pharmacy, medical, nursing and general staff. Additionally, CPSs train, supervise, and direct the clinical efforts of Clinical Pharmacists, students and support personnel. CPSs participate in quality initiatives involving optimal medication delivery and use.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensures safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, protocols, directives, or pharmacy operation standards.
  2. Provides education and information on pharmaceutical care and drug therapy.
  3. Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the department.
  4. Actively Promote/Participate Safety and Quality Improvement
  5. Lead, conduct and/or participate actively in committees/meetings.
  6. Communicate effectively with both internal and external personnel.
Category: Pharmaceutical

Job Requirements

Highest Education Level Required:Bachelors Highest Education Level Preferred:Phd/Doctorate Required Degrees And Majors:
  • Bachelors in Pharmacy
Optional Degrees And Majors:
  • Ph.D. in Pharmacy (Preferred)
Required Licenses And Certificates:
  • CSL Controlled Substance License
  • AND
  • PHAR Pharmacist License
Shift:Day On Call:No Weekends:Yes