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Multispecialty Clinical Pharmacist
Based on Experience
Staff Pharmacist, Hospital
Bridgeport, CT
Position Description
Clinical Pharmacist – Bridgeport, CT

Opportunity Begins Here. At Yale New Haven Health, we are leading the way. We are the forefront of today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. Keeping the patient at the center of everything we do, we focus on improving clinical care, outcomes, patient satisfaction, safety, value, clinical research and education. Our efforts reach out beyond the walls of our hospitals, to care for our communities too.

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Position Summary:
The Multispecialty Clinical Pharmacist reports to the Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services and is responsible for clinical and operational activities that are defined by the YNHHS - Bridgeport Hospital campus. The individual in this position is held accountable to maintaining the highest of professional standards and promoting rational and cost-effective therapy to positively influence patient outcomes. Individual must apply new ideas, knowledge and skill gained from experience and education to current situations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Ensuring accuracy and completion of medication orders
• Ensuring appropriate cost effective medication use
• Enhance clinical quality and safety of medication use process
• Providing drug information to healthcare professionals
• Educating healthcare professionals and patients
• Serve as clinical resource to assigned areas
• Achieving fiscal goals as established by the department
• Precepting pharmacy residents and students

The schedule for this position will require the Clinical Pharmacist to work Monday through Friday, every third weekend, rotating shifts, and holiday rotation as department standards dictate.

The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a B.S. or PharmD degree. Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency or comparable work experience is required. Current Connecticut license or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Connecticut is required.
Contact Information
Reference Code - Position 4520
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Laura Fitzgerald
Yale New Haven Health - Bridgeport Hospital
Human Resources
267 Grant Street
Bridgeport, CT 06610
Telephone: 203-632-8492
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