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Ambulatory and Inpatient Clinical Pharmacy Specialists
commensurate with experience
Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner
Hammond, IN
Position Description
Do you take pride in your skills and sound judgment? Are you able to work as part of a team? Do you want to use your pharmaceutical skills in support of optimal outcomes? If so, we have a great opportunity waiting for you. We are currently recruiting for Clinical Pharmacy Specialists in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings.

Collaborate with allied health disciplines to provide quality patient care.
Consult with and advise other Healthcare professionals and patients on matters pertaining to selection, procurement, distribution, and safe and appropriate use of medications.
Coordinate and deliver ongoing staff education for clinical staff pharmacists.
Direct and precept students and/or residents.
Lead cost effective formulary management initiatives.
Review adverse events related to the medication use process, recommend improvements to the medication use process as needed, and ensure improvements are implemented.
Review literature and publications in area of specialization and recommend improvements to the medication use process.
Attend and participate in local and system-wide committees to improve the medication use process.
Draft, review, and revise medication related policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.
Provide clinical pharmacy services as outlined in approved hospital policies, including but not limited to, pharmacokinetic consults, renal dosing, parenteral nutrition management, anticoagulation management, neonatal/pediatric/geriatric dosing management, route optimization, antimicrobial stewardship, and reviewing medications at transitions of care.

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency or 5+ years progressive ambulatory pharmacy experience
Advanced clinical pharmacy practice skill set.
Knowledge of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
Ability to deliver presentations and public speaking engagements.
Strong skills in relationship building with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
Highly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people in both individual and group settings.
Knowledge of laws, regulations, or policies impacting the healthcare industry.
Ability to maintain composure, even in difficult situations.
Knowledge of procedures and protocols necessary to provide patient safety.
Understanding of research methodology, principles, and procedures.
Working knowledge of terminology used in diagnosis and classification of illnesses, injuries, and disabilities.

1-3 Years of Experience minimum
License(s): Indiana Registered Pharmacist
Certification(s): Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) for ambulatory position, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) for inpatient position
Previous resident precepting experience


Contact Information

Nikita Parchem
Franciscan Health Hammond
Hammond, IN
Telephone: 219-407-6894
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