Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Westchester Medical Center
    Valhalla, NY
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $29.02 - $41.75

    Job Description

    Job Details:

    This is a hospital based position located at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla NY.-

    Job Summary:

    The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist serves as a technical expert who assists in the development, coordination and implementation of clinical pharmacy services at Westchester Medical Center.


    Provides direct patient care through participation in multidisciplinary team rounds and collaborates with physicians in establishing drug criteria for the safe, economical and appropriate use of medications. Disseminates pharmacotherapy knowledge through evaluation of literature, evidence-based practice recommendations and response to drug information questions. Implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with clinical practice and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Supports systems-based care and population health to ensure proper safe dosing, storage, handling, dispensing and administration of medications. Participates in institutional process improvements to ensure medication and patient safety Manages non-formulary requests for drugs, and participates in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee activities. Participates in other hospital Committees based on practice area. Uses effective communication skills and builds effective working relationships with other healthcare providers. Maintains professionalism and excellent conflict resolution skills. Participates in continuing professional development. Educates health care professionals, students, patients, and the public. Participates in clinical development and educational initiatives within the Pharmacy Department. Performs additional duties as required by the department. Qualifications/Requirements:


    PGY1 pharmacy residency and PGY2 specialty residency or three years of experience as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


    PharmD Degree

    Licenses / Certifications:

    NY State Pharmacist License, required Board of Pharmacy Specialty Certification, preferred

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    Posting ID: 552776158Posted: 2020-05-21