Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist Pharmacist - Full Time

Requisition ID
2017-7585
Category
Pharmacy
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
11/21/2017

Overview

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. CRMC encompasses several additional campuses totaling 909 beds to offer the most comprehensive care to our region which includes; the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, a behavioral health center, a subacute and transitional care center, a cancer center, and home health services.

 

CRMC is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and has the only comprehensive burn care in the Valley serving 2.5 million people within 9 counties. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds.

 

We are affiliated with one of the top medical schools in the nation - University of California San Francisco Medical School that offers our employees to work with some of the brightest physicians and medical specialists in the nation.

Responsibilities

The Internal Medicine (IM) Clinical Pharmacist will play an integral role in the monitoring and management of Internal Medicine patients.  The individual will serve as a key member of the Internal Medicine Service, providing clinical support and teaching to physicians and other health care providers.  The IM Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for education and mentorship to clinical staff pharmacists, PGY1 residents, and pharmacy students.  Other responsibilities include participation and leadership in pharmacy-related quality improvement initiatives as well as policy and/or guideline development and formulary management.
 
The IM Clinical Pharmacist will provide delivery of pharmaceutical care, daily monitoring of Internal  Medicine Service patients, documentation of interventions, drug information, quality assurance review of drug utilization throughout the hospital for various medical staff committees and the department.
 
Pharmacy Services Information
Technology 
• Pyxis® Automated Drug Distribution for both Ambulatory and Acute Care areas
• Epic® software for Electronic Health Records and computer physician order management (CPOM)
• Talyst® system for Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) with carousels
• PC Tablets and Mobile workstation on wheels (WOWs)
 
Professional Development 
• Clinical Research
• Pharmacist Professional Development Programs: Career Progression, Friday Seminars, Journal Clubs and Case Presentations, BCPS Exam Fee Assistance, ACPE accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education Opportunities

Qualifications

• Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.)
• Successful completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency or 2 years of work experience.
• Valid State of California Pharmacist license
• Current BLS and ACLS certification
 
PREFERRED:
• Certification from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
• Previous experience as a clinical pharmacist in an acute care hospital setting with involvement in formulary development, medication use evaluation, and quality assurance activities

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