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Clinical Coordinator
100,000+
Clinical Administration/Directors
Brooklyn, NY
Position Description
In this role, the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator provides collaborative pharmaceutical care to patients throughout the hospital while working in conjunction with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. Enhanced pharmaceutical care is provided through participation in selection of drug therapy with a primary focus on Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Disease, discussion of medications order changes/clarifications with the prescribing physician, monitoring of drug therapy to evaluate appropriate dose, dosage form, regimen, route, therapeutic duplication, and drug interactions for inpatient settings. This pharmacist will enable consistent review of all antimicrobials received for greater than 7 days, as well as targeted high-use, costly, and "protected" antibiotics. Assistance in collecting/inputting and analyzing data regarding usage patterns, increased education, and increased availability to medical teams is also expected. This pharmacist will serve on the core antimicrobial stewardship team and help to develop and implement antimicrobial stewardship initiatives/interventions and participate on research opportunities working alongside other team members, including but not limited to our Antimicrobial Stewardship Physician Lead. The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator will be an integral part of the pharmacy residency programs by mentoring pharmacy residents through clinical rotations and research projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Coordinate all clinical aspects of pharmacy services related to patients: Establish an ongoing relationship with both the medical and nursing staff; Participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds; Participate in pertinent hospital wide meetings; Document therapeutic interventions; Document adverse drug reaction; Conduct in-service education programs for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.
•Develop and conduct drug utilization reviews and/or target drug programs for specific agents in cooperation with the Division of Infectious Disease and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
•Recommend or implement programs for improving pharmacy resource management to the extent that they will bring about more efficient, safer, or more economical use of drugs.
•Assist the Chief of Pharmacy and Directors of Clinical Pharmacy in identifying opportunities, within the department or hospital-wide, for improved pharmacy resource management.
•Develop and implement antimicrobial stewardship intervention strategies (e.g., target drugs, target disease states)
•Perform formulary evaluation for antimicrobials and develop antimicrobial guidelines
•Interpretation of rapid diagnostics and culture and sensitivity results
•Help optimize infectious disease to meet/exceed CMS Core Measures & TJC Standards
•Assist and supervise both Post Graduate Year-One and Post Graduate Year-Two Pharmacy residents

REQUIREMENTS:

•Doctor of Pharmacy Degree
•Licensed and Registered in New York State - In good professional standing
•In compliance with CE Credit requirements
•ASHP approved residency: PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Residency and/or fellowship in Infectious Disease is required
•BCPS required (within 18 months of hire).


NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.



Contact Information

Richard Peletier
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
HR
506 6th street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Telephone: 718-488-3152
Fax: 718-488-3289
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