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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Specialist Pharmacist, Kidney Transplant in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Belong. Connect. Thrive. At Emory Healthcare our team is leading the way in shaping the future of health care. We unite to improve lives through innovation, compassion, and unwavering commitment to achieving unparalleled excellence in patient care. Our pharmacy staff works side by side with our fellow health care providers creating an interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. The Pharmacy at Emory’s goal is to provide patient- and-family centered medication management to the patients we serve. We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

The Clinical Specialist Pharmacist practices as a clinical expert in specialty practice area(s).

Shift Time: 7:30a-4p

  • In addition to direct patient care activities, this position is responsible for ensuring appropriate medication therapy and clinical outcomes for the institution related to specialty area.Monitors drug therapy regimens and performs daily in-depth patient profile review to assess, monitor and recommend appropriate drug therapy as applicable.

  • Consistently evaluates, intervenes, and documents adverse drug reactions, medication variances and clinical interventions beyond institutional protocols.

  • Prevents and/or resolves drug-related problems to ensure safety, efficacy, and cost-efficiency by consulting with the ordering prescriber and appropriately documents.

  • Answers drug information questions with in-depth knowledge of research designs, methodologies, and biostatistics.

  • Oversees the work performed by pharmacy students, technicians, and pharmacists to ensure performance standards are maintained and work is in accordance with state, federal and organizational regulations.

  • Proactively reviews trends, recommends patient safety solutions in specialty, and processes orders accurately and efficiently.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.

  • ASHP- Accredited Post Graduate Year 1 and 2 Residency or Fellowship or equivalent experience in the specialty area.

  • Relevant Pharmacy Specialty Board certification is preferred.

  • Active Georgia Pharmacist license or eligibility for licensure with attempt to register for 60 days of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required within 1 year for all positions with Code Blue coverage responsibility.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Salary:

  • $61.11-101.82/hour

  • The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance, and internal equity.

  • This position is eligible for shift differentials.

Additional Details

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs.; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs., 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environmental conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Pharmaceutical Services

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 122154

Job Category Pharmacy

Schedule 7:30a-4p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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