Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Opioid Stewardship – McLeod Pharmacy Department
McLeod Pharmacy Department
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Pharmacist) – Opioid Stewardship
The Clinical Specialist works primarily in a decentralized model providing comprehensive clinical pharmacy services including pharmacokinetics, drug dosing consultations, and therapeutic optimization of medication regimens. He/She provides drug information, drug therapy recommendations, and education to physicians, nurses, patients, and pharmacy staff through literature review and both formal and informal presentations as needed/requested. The Clinical Specialist participates on a variety of hospital clinical committees such as the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Clinical Effectiveness Committees. They will be responsible for coordinating the Opioid Utilization & Pain Management Committee. He/She also assists with precepting pharmacy students and residents and serves on the Residency Advisory Council. The Clinical Specialist spends a portion of their time performing medication order entry and review, supervising pharmacy technicians, and ensuring timely and accurate medication delivery in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the hospital and pharmacy. He/She should be knowledgeable in medication therapy and exhibit the clinical and professional skills to positively interact with other health care practitioners. In addition, the Clinical Specialist works as a team member with a positive attitude when interacting with department employees, students, and other hospital personnel and contributes to the development of the practice of the profession. The Clinical Specialist is responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge in their area of practice.
Work Schedule Day shift
- The Inpatient Pharmacy is made up of a close-knit, energetic staff which focuses on a culture of quality and safety
- Provides 24-hour Pharmacy services
- Use of a decentralized pharmacy model facilitates close collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals, emphasizing the concept of pharmaceutical care.
- Recently expanded clinical services with additional coverage in the ER, ICU and Infectious Diseases.
- New expansion of services in an effort to enhance collaboration and integration of clinical pharmacists into pain management practices in various areas of the hospital.
- Pharmacists have the opportunity to work as part of the healthcare team during multidisciplinary rounds, discharge counseling, and much, much more!
- ASHP accredited PGY-1 residency program
- Opportunity to precept students from multiple Colleges of Pharmacy
Benefits of working with McLeod Health
- Autonomy in the work place
- Competitive salaries
- Relocation Assistance
- Variety of benefit packages with individual or family coverage
- PGY1, required
- PGY2 in certain specialty areas, preferred
- Prior job-related experience, preferred
- Ability to work independently, required
- Baccalaureate degree or PharmD Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, required
- Current, unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the state of South Carolina
Florence, SC, United States