Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 160546-1A
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional
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
Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Anti-Coagulation Program Manager and the general supervision of the Administrative Director and Anticoagulation Program Medical Director, the Anticoagulation pharmacist will be instrumental in facilitating the safe and effective use of anticoagulation therapy at Lahey Clinic. Critical elements of this position include providing patient, staff and provider education; performing therapeutic monitoring for efficacy and safety; evaluating for potential drug interaction; making recommendations regarding appropriate dosage adjustment; and effectively communicating to patients, families and other members of the healthcare team. In collaboration with other anticoagulation team members, the Anticoagulation Program Clinical Pharmacist will participate in the development, maintenance and direction of the Thrombosis Service; ensure appropriate, complete and accurate documentation in the Patient's Medical Record; perform the daily operations including data collection and analysis, and identifying performance improvement opportunities.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy with a current MA registration in Pharmacy
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Must possess a valid MA pharmacist license
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet the requirements of this job description.
Experience: Previous hospital pharmacy experience is preferred. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and teamwork is required. Residency experience or board certification or equivalent experience preferred.
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.