Clinical Pharmacist in ER for Burlington Site

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 157509-1A
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Quality Focused Activities:

 

  1. Promote Pharmacy involvement in the collaborative care of Lahey Health Patients.
  2. Promote Lahey Health through participation in professional organizations or meetings and conferences.
  3. Utilize practice management skills to maintain cohesive, cost-efficient and productive care of patients and relationships with other clinicians.
  4. Participate in formulary management and review of medication use processes through involvement in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
  5. Participate in the development and implementation of evidence based treatment guidelines, order sets and protocols through involvement in the Standing Orders Committee.

Clinical Functions:

 

  1. Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams, which may include collaborative drug therapy management agreements with other health care providers per policy, where applicable.
  2. Develop and participate in programs focused on optimizing patients’ therapeutic outcomes.
  3. Document interventions and outcomes related to medication therapy management activities in pharmacy and electronic medical record systems.
  4. Provide drug information and education to health care providers and patients/caregivers

Educational/Other Functions: 

 

  1. Participate in the education and development of pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. Act as a preceptor for pharmacy residents and as a project advisor in area of expertise or as appropriate..
  2. Provide support for the pharmacy newsletter through written articles and promotion of publication.
  3. Obtain, within the first year of employment, immunization training certification , and participate in immunization programs targeting patients and employees.
  4. Obtain, within the first year of employment, basic life support (BLS) certification, and maintain such certification throughout employment..
  5. If not Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certified upon employment, obtain Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy or specialty area of practice (if available through BPS) within the next 2 consecutive annual testing cycles after eligibility to obtain such certification (3 consecutive annual testing cycles if hired after May 1), and maintain such certification throughout employment. If certification lapses during employment, recertification is required within the next annual testing cycle.

 

 

Qualification:

Education:  PharmD or BS in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Registered Pharmacist in Massachusetts or ability to obtain this licensure.  Preferred: Board Certification, ACLS, PALS.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

-        Attend and provide drug expertise in emergency/code responses.

-        Excellent communication skills.

-        Ability to establish good rapport with patients, caregivers and the health care team

-        Conduct patient medication history and allergy review.

-        Oversight of medication history pharmacy technicians.

Experience:

-        2 years of experience in area of emergency medicine or critical care highly recommended

-        Completion of pharmacy residency, with critical care or emergency department experience preferred.

-        Experience in precepting student pharmacists or pharmacy residents preferred.

Shift

40/DAYS

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.