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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 175872-1A
Date Posted: Jul 29, 2022
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: The Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner works collaboratively with other health care providers to provide patient-centered care for Lahey Clinic patients, with the goal of providing the highest quality care and ensuring the most optimal therapeutic outcome in a cost-effective manner. This includes involvement in the collaborative care of patients with chronic diseases such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, asthma and COPD, as well as involvement in other multidisciplinary patient care activities; provision of drug information and education to both health care providers and patients; and involvement in Quality Measures initiatives. Additionally, the Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner assists with the continued development and promotion of clinical pharmacy services by participating in pharmacy staff, resident and student education, as well as supports the safe and effective use of medications through Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee involvement and contribution to the pharmacy newsletter, as appropriate.
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy with current Massachusetts registration in Pharmacy
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Experience: Requires previous ambulatory care or direct patient care experience, as well a working knowledge of all basic aspects of health system pharmacy.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.