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  • 10 Oct 2019 4:18 PM | Anonymous

    Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Diseases

    Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Diseases

    Contact Company: Sierra

    Contact Name: Bob Costa

    Contact Type: bob.costa@sierrastaffing.com

    Base Pay: Competitive

    Paid Relocation: Yes

    City: Kansas City

    State/Province: Kansas

    Country: United States

    Industry Function: Health Care General

    Job function: Allied Health

    Job Type:  Direct

     

    Job Summary:

    Prominent 600 Bed Regional Referral Hospital. We are presently seeking a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Disease. As Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, you will report to the Director of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacy Manager.

    The Clinical Pharmacy Infectious Diseases Specialist assumes responsibility for the medication management of patients receiving antimicrobial agents. The Clinical Infectious Diseases Pharmacist assumes compliance with best practices and use of cost effective therapies, including the antimicrobial stewardship program. The Clinical Infectious Diseases Pharmacist becomes involved integrally in the education of pharmacy residents, medical residents, and medical students.

    The Pharmacy Specialist will perform the following functions:

    ·         Collaborates with infectious diseases [ID] providers and other professionals to run an antimicrobial stewardship program and Infectious Diseases Management Program [IDMP]

    ·         Develops intervention strategies to optimize antibiotic utilization, including but not limited to antibiotic guidelines, clinical pathways, restricted use criteria, and policy development

    ·         Provides collaborative pharmaceutical care with staff pharmacists to patients receiving anti-infective therapy

    ·         Establishes a means to report and monitor ongoing anti-infective utilization

    ·         Identifies opportunities for improvement regarding anti-infective use, including but not limited to performing medication use evaluations and conducting prospective audits

    ·         Works closely with the Infection Control Department and participate in their meetings

    ·         Performs formulary evaluation for anti-infectives

    ·         Evaluates medication error reduction strategies related to anti-infectives

    ·         Serves as the pharmacy department liaison with the Infectious Diseases division in both the inpatient and outpatient settings

    ·         Serves on committees for both hospital and clinic as directed by the Director of Pharmacy

    ·         Required Qualifications:

    ·         Two years hospital pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy practice experience in an Infectious Diseases

    ·         Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice; or equivalent experience

    ·         Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in Infectious Diseases; or equivalent experience

    ·         BS Pharmacy; or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D)

    ·         Knowledge and expertise of pharmacotherapy clinical pharmacy practice in Infectious Diseases with experience in Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

    ·         Preferred Qualifications:

    ·         Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy and / or Board Certification in Specialty Practice


  • 26 Sep 2019 12:55 PM | Anonymous

      Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Diseases

    Contact Company: Sierra

    Contact Name: Bob Costa

    Contact Type:bob.costa@sierrastaffing.com

    Base Pay: Competitive

    Paid Relocation: Yes

    City: Boston

    State/Province: Massachusetts

    Country: United States

    Industry Function: Health Care General

    Job function: Allied Health

    Job Type:  Direct

    Job Summary:

    The purpose of this position is to provide an expert level consultation to the pharmacy, medical and nursing staff in the area of antibiotic stewardship and utilization.

    The Pharmacy Specialist will perform the following functions:

    • Collaborates with infectious diseases [ID] providers and other professionals to run an antimicrobial stewardship program and Infectious Diseases Management Program [IDMP]
    • Develops intervention strategies to optimize antibiotic utilization, including but not limited to antibiotic guidelines, clinical pathways, restricted use criteria, and policy development
    • Provides collaborative pharmaceutical care with staff pharmacists to patients receiving anti-infective therapy
    • Establishes a means to report and monitor ongoing anti-infective utilization
    • Identifies opportunities for improvement regarding anti-infective use, including but not limited to performing medication use evaluations and conducting prospective audits
    • Works closely with the Infection Control Department and participate in their meetings
    • Performs formulary evaluation for anti-infectives
    • Evaluates medication error reduction strategies related to anti-infectives
    • Serves as the pharmacy department liaison with the Infectious Diseases division in both the inpatient and outpatient settings
    • Serves on committees for both hospital and clinic as directed by the Director of Pharmacy

    Required Qualifications:

    • Two years hospital pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy practice experience in an Infectious Diseases
    • Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice; or equivalent experience
    • Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in Infectious Diseases; or equivalent experience
    • BS Pharmacy; or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D)
    • Knowledge and expertise of pharmacotherapy clinical pharmacy practice in Infectious Diseases with experience in Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy and / or Board Certification in Specialty Practice
  • 20 Sep 2019 10:17 AM | Anonymous

     

    Job ID: 19457

    Q-Code: 10019439

    Job Title:Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Diseases (PHARMACIST 5)

    Contact Company: UCSF Medical Center

    Contact Name: Erin Haney

    Contact Type:Via Web Site

    Contact URL: https://careers.ucsfmedicalcenter.org:8443/psp/hcmprd_cg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=19457&PostingSeq=2

    Base Pay:Competitive

    Paid Relocation: No

    City: San Francisco

    State/Province: California

    Postal Code: 94101

    Country:United States

    Industry Function: Health Care General

    Job function:Allied Health

    Job Type:  Direct

    Required Education: Minimum

    Required Experience: Not Specified

    Travel: 0%

    At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

    Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as seventh in the country – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

    Department Description:

    The Department of Pharmaceutical Services provides a full range of services for patients cared for by the Medical Center as well as its providers and payers.

    These services include, but are not limited to, drug procurement, storage, and security; safe accurate and timely preparation and distribution of drugs; clinical pharmacy services for patients; development of drug use policies within the Medical Center; drug information services for clinicians and patients; and participation in technology assessment and quality assurance programs.

    The Department collaborates with the UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy, an academic unit within the School of Pharmacy, which has primary responsibility for teaching professional courses in the Pharm.D. curriculum, research, and public service.

    The Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Services share its philosophy of pharmaceutical care.

    Job Summary:

    The purpose of this position is to provide an expert level consultation to the pharmacy, medical and nursing staff in the area of antibiotic utilization.

    The Pharmacy Specialist will perform the following functions:

    • Collaborates with infectious diseases [ID] providers and other professionals to run an antimicrobial stewardship program and Infectious Diseases Management Program [IDMP]
    • Develops intervention strategies to optimize antibiotic utilization, including but not limited to antibiotic guidelines, clinical pathways, restricted use criteria, and policy development

    • Provides collaborative pharmaceutical care with staff pharmacists to patients receiving anti-infective therapy
    • Establishes a means to report and monitor ongoing anti-infective utilization

    • Identifies opportunities for improvement regarding anti-infective use, including but not limited to performing medication use evaluations and conducting prospective audits
    • Provides ongoing education to pharmacists, providers, and other disciplines throughout UCSF Medical Center
    • Works closely with the Infection Control Department and participate in their meetings
    • Performs formulary evaluation for anti-infectives
    • Provides appropriate documentation of all activities
    •  Presents at local and national meetings and publishes in peer-reviewed journals
    • Precepts residents and students in infectious diseases rotation. Serves as the PGY2 ID Residency program Director
    • Evaluates medication error reduction strategies related to anti-infectives

    • Serves as the pharmacy department liaison with the Infectious Diseases division in both the inpatient and outpatient settings
    • Serves on committees for both hospital and clinic as directed by the Director of Pharmacy

    Specifically, it requires a close and effective working relationship with other departments in the medical center as well as with the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and the School of Pharmacy.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Two years hospital pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy practice experience in an Infectious Diseases
    • Post graduate year 1 [PGY1] in Pharmacy Practice; or equivalent experience
    • Post graduate year 2 [PGY2] in Infectious Diseases; or equivalent experience
    • BS Pharmacy; or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm D)
    • Knowledge and expertise of pharmacotherapy clinical pharmacy practice in Infectious Diseases with experience in Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
    • Knowledge of developments in research and design in Infectious Diseases pharmacotherapy including new or reformulated products being developed by medical and pharmaceutical researchers; stays updated on industry trends and best practices in optimizing the use of medication to treat patients.

    • Knowledge of relevant Pharmacy Department, medical center, and UC policies and protocols including medicine storage, safety, and patient privacy and treatment; knowledge of all relevant pharmacy federal and state laws and regulations
    • Ability to work carefully, methodically and accurately
    • Program and project management skills to manage multiple priorities, and deliver responsive customer service to patients; demonstrates adaptability and flexibility, anticipates and effectively handles change
    • Analytical skills and scientific aptitude; critical thinking skills to challenge conventional practices and apply knowledge to recommend innovative, industry leading improvements

    • Interpersonal skills to maintain relationships with healthcare professionals on patient care team, researchers, and pharmacy department and develop relationships with industry leaders. Interpersonal skills to address sensitive patient situations with a caring and sympathetic manner
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with patient treatment team; advanced verbal and written communication skills
    • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy and / or Board Certification in Specialty Practice
    • Knowledge of relevant information systems

    Licensure/Certification:

    • Current Registered Pharmacist in the State of California
    • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification

    Living Pride Standards

    Service Excellence

    • Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center’s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.  

    • Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
    • Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
    • Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

    Work Environment:

    • Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
    • Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
    • Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
    • Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments. 
    • Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

    The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

     

     

     

  • 11 Sep 2019 2:12 PM | Anonymous

     

    Merck Regional Medical Scientific Director - Infectious Diseases / Vaccines

    2 positions: 1) New York/Washington DC, 2) Houston, TX

    To apply or for more information contact daryl.depestel@merck.com or select the below link.

    Job Description:  The Regional Medical Scientific Director (RMSD) is a credentialed (i.e., MD, PhD, or PharmD) therapeutic and disease area expert who engages in both scientific exchange and research support with external scientific leaders (SLs) and investigators in the medical and scientific community.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ·         Engage in proactive non-product discussions regarding scientific issues that are intended to inform/guide our Company's strategy or research programs

    ·         Respond to scientific questions from SLs, including questions about our Company's products and data

    ·         Identify potential investigators for consideration of participation in phase II-IV clinical development programs and provide scientific support for sponsored trials

    ·         Support data generation activities including our Company's sponsored trials and Independent Investigator Study Programs

    ·         Communicate external stakeholder opinions and feedback on new data, clinical trends and the evolving infectious diseases / vaccines landscape to inform internal Research & Development Division strategies

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    ·         An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) that is relevant to the requirements of the position and;

    ·         A minimum of 3 years prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare environment and;

    ·         A minimum of 3 years of clinical and/or research experience and demonstrated scientific excellence (beyond that obtained in the terminal degree program) in infectious diseases / vaccines or related therapeutic areas, e.g. infectious diseases, immunology, preventative medicine.

    ·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, networking and presentation skills

    ·         Ability to travel up to 50% of the time overnights and reside in the designated region

    Skills Required:

    ·         Deep therapeutic competency; abreast of trends and new information in infectious diseases / vaccines

    ·         Ability to consolidate and understand complex data sets, plan and/or execute data analyses, summarize or synthesize data and objectively interpret results

    ·         Knowledge of national and society treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations, and OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines, laws, and regulations relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and its external stakeholder environment

    ·         Headquarters located in Upper Gwynedd, PA; however, the position will work remotely; candidate should reside within the designated Region.

  • 11 Sep 2019 2:11 PM | Anonymous

     Merck Regional Medical Scientific Director - Viral Vaccines

    3 positions: 1) South California, 2) Midwest (MN, WI, NE), and 3) Great Lakes

    To apply or for more information contact Janet.Raddatz@Merck.com or select the below link.

    Job Description:  The Regional Medical Scientific Director (RMSD) is a credentialed (i.e., MD, PhD, or PharmD) therapeutic and disease area expert who engages in both scientific exchange and research support with external scientific leaders (SLs) and investigators in the medical and scientific community.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ·         Engage in proactive non-product discussions regarding scientific issues that are intended to inform/guide our Company's strategy or research programs

    ·         Respond to scientific questions from SLs, including questions about our Company's products and data

    ·         Identify potential investigators for consideration of participation in phase II-IV clinical development programs and provide scientific support for sponsored trials

    ·         Support data generation activities including our Company's sponsored trials and Independent Investigator Study Programs

    ·         Communicate external stakeholder opinions and feedback on new data, clinical trends and the evolving vaccine landscape to inform internal Research & Development Division strategies

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    ·         An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) that is relevant to the requirements of the position and;

    ·         A minimum of 3 years prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare environment and;

    ·         A minimum of 3 years of clinical and/or research experience and demonstrated scientific excellence (beyond that obtained in the terminal degree program) in vaccines or related therapeutic areas, e.g. infectious diseases, immunology, preventative medicine.

    ·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, networking and presentation skills

    ·         Ability to travel up to 50% of the time overnights and reside in the designated region

    Skills Required:

    ·         Deep therapeutic competency; abreast of trends and new information in vaccines

    ·         Ability to consolidate and understand complex data sets, plan and/or execute data analyses, summarize or synthesize data and objectively interpret results

    ·         Knowledge of national and society treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations, and OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines, laws, and regulations relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and its external stakeholder environment

    ·         Headquarters located in Upper Gwynedd, PA; however, the position will work remotely; candidate should reside within the designated Region.

  • 11 Sep 2019 10:56 AM | Anonymous

    Merck Regional Medical Scientific Director – Virology (HIV)

    4 positions: 1) North Florida (Orlando, AL, South Georgia, SC, 2) Midwest (IA, MN, MO, NE, KS, ND, SD), 3) North Texas (KS, OK, AR), and 4) Ohio Valley (Pittsburgh, OH, MI, KY)

    To apply or for more information contact phu.duong@Merck.com or select the below links:

    1. North Florida Link:  https://msd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SearchJobs/job/USA---Florida---Orlando/Virology--HIV--Regional-Medical-Scientific-Director---North-Florida--Orlando--FL--Alabama--South-Georgia--South-Carolina-_R6950
    2. MidWest Link:  https://msd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SearchJobs/job/USA---North-Dakota---Fargo/Dir--Medical-Affairs_MED004566
    3. North Texas Link:  https://msd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SearchJobs/job/USA---Texas---Texas/Dir--Medical-Affairs_MED004570
    4. Ohio Valley Link:  https://msd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SearchJobs/job/USA---Kentucky---Kentucky/Dir--Medical-Affairs_MED004567

    Job Description:  The Regional Medical Scientific Director (RMSD) is a credentialed (i.e., MD, PhD, or PharmD) therapeutic and disease area expert who engages in both scientific exchange and research support with external scientific leaders (SLs) and investigators in the medical and scientific community.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Engage in proactive non-product discussions regarding scientific issues that are intended to inform/guide our Company's strategy or research programs
    • Respond to scientific questions from SLs, including questions about our Company's products and data
    • Identify potential investigators for consideration of participation in phase II-IV clinical development programs and provide scientific support for sponsored trials
    • Support data generation activities including our Company's sponsored trials and Independent Investigator Study Programs
    • Communicate external stakeholder opinions and feedback on new data, clinical trends and the evolving HIV landscape to inform internal Research & Development Division strategies

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) that is relevant to the requirements of the position and;
    • A minimum of 3 years prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare environment and;
    • A minimum of 3 years of clinical and/or research experience and demonstrated scientific excellence (beyond that obtained in the terminal degree program) in virology (HIV)
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, networking and presentation skills
    • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time overnights and reside in the designated region

    Skills Required:

    • Deep therapeutic competency; abreast of trends and new information in virology (HIV)
    • Ability to consolidate and understand complex data sets, plan and/or execute data analyses, summarize or synthesize data and objectively interpret results
    • Knowledge of national and society treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations, and OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines, laws, and regulations relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and its external stakeholder environment

    Headquarters located in Upper Gwynedd, PA; however, the position will work remotely; candidate should reside within the designated Region.

  • 05 Sep 2019 1:48 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist (Pharmacist 3)

    Location: Seattle, WA (Seattle Cancer Care Alliance)

    Contact: Rupali Jain (rupali@uw.edu) or Mary Chi (marychi@seattlecca.org)

     The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.  UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Pharmacy team provides extensive pharmaceutical care to inpatient and ambulatory patients. In addition to direct care, pharmacists participate in drug therapy consults, conduct clinical research protocols, provide patient/family/staff education, and precept pharmacy students and residents. SCCA combines the adult and pediatric oncology patient care services of three world-renowned cancer care institutions Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.

    SCCA has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACIST 3 – ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM. The Pharmacist 3 will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Antimicrobial Stewardship  Program (ASP), with a focus on oncology and bone marrow transplant patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). The ASP program assists providers with antimicrobial dosing and selection, develops guidelines, and leads interventions and educational programs to promote the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.   

    The candidate for this Pharmacist 3 position must have a strong background in infectious diseases (ID) and prior experience in ID or ASP is required. Completion of a residency or fellowship in infectious diseases is preferred. The ASP pharmacist will join the SCCA ASP team consisting of an infectious disease physician, Advanced Practice Practitioners (APPs), and an outpatient ASP pharmacist. The pharmacist will participate in developing evidence-based antimicrobial treatment and monitoring plans to optimize safety and efficiency, while ensuring cost-effective care and will round with the inpatient SCCA ID team. Other responsibilities include guideline and broader program development, antimicrobial evaluation and monitoring, provider and staff education, and participation in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Additional opportunities include clinical research, quality improvement projects, and precepting residents and students. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and promote a collaborative culture while engaging with frontline clinicians.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Clinical:

    • Evaluate targeted antimicrobials on daily basis and work closely with the oncology teams to ensure the most appropriate and timely antimicrobial therapy.

    • Attend microbiology rounds and follow up on identified issues in collaboration with SCCA ID attending, SCCA ID APPs and ID fellow.

    • Round with the inpatient SCCA ID team on a regular basis. 

    • Facilitate transition of selected patients to ambulatory antimicrobial therapy as needed.

    • Work within the SCCA ASP team to formulate, revise and implement evidence based institutional guidelines for appropriate use of antimicrobials. 

    • Improve antimicrobial prescribing practices through education of providers and staff.

    • Evaluate trends of antimicrobial resistance in oncology patients in collaboration with the microbiology department.

    • Participate in medication utilization reviews (MUEs) and quality improvement projects. 

    • Collaborate with Infection Control as needed. 

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Academic:

    • Primary preceptorship of PharmD candidates, pharmacy practice and specialty residents.

    • Education of providers, staff and patients. Didactic teaching of PharmD candidates at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. 

    • Participate in scholarly activity (e.g. clinical research, publication of clinical cases or reviews).

    • Attend and participate in local, regional and national conferences and educational meetings. 

    DESIRED:

    • Professional and effective verbal and written communication skills

    • Strong customer service orientation

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively use computerization for efficient operations

    • Knowledge and ability to conceptualize, plan and implement new technologies, programs and services

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Two years of experience in pharmacy practice.  Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month-for-month for the experience.

    LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacist License.

    To apply, please click the link below.  

     https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=171678&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

     

     

     

     

  • 27 Aug 2019 9:17 AM | Anonymous

     

    The Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship will facilitate the development, delivery, and management of commercial consulting projects related to Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy practice in the US Clinical Market, as directed by the US Sales, Sr. Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship to support sustainable profitable growth.

    Main Accountabilities:

    • ·         Co-Lead the content development and delivery of ID Clinical Pharmacy Consulting in conjunction with bioMérieux’s Lab Optimization portfolio of services to improve customer effectiveness and efficiency in Antimicrobial Stewardship performance
    • ·         Contribute to the clinical utility, commercial process advancement, customer acceptance, and profitable growth of bioMérieux Data Analytics Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • ·         Improve customer centricity and competency around our commercial capabilities of Actionable Diagnostics in a healthcare provider setting
    • ·         Collaborate with US Clinical Corporate Accounts through Enterprise Contracting Models
    • ·         Contribute to the development and deployment of a clinical “Risk Share” contracting model in support of our Antimicrobial Stewardship market position
    • ·         Expand commercial competencies of ID Clinical Pharmacy (knowledge, skill, and experience) to improve bioMérieux’s performance in the US Clinical Market

    Qualifications:

    • ·         Bachelor Degree with advanced degree (Doctorate in Pharmacy) required. BCPS-AQ ID or BCIDP preferred, but not required
    • ·         Minimum 5-years experience practicing ID Clinical Pharmacy
    • ·         Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee experience
    • ·         Functional knowledge of Clinical Decision Support systems (ie. Theradoc, Sentri7, Vigilanz)
    • ·         Presentation and advanced communication skills in a B2C environment
    • ·         Functional Computer, Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic IT knowledge (related to Data Management, Networking, HIPAA and Cyber Security)
    • ·         Field travel requirement: up to 75%
    • ·         Ability to work in a matrix environment; managing without authority
    • ·         Role Model Leadership Skills
    • ·         Situational Awareness to internal and external customers within accelerated and emerging business environments
    • ·         Self-Directed work ethic
    • ·         Goal drive oriented
    • ·         Creative Problem Solver

    To apply or for more information please click the link below.

     https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1446187341/?pathWildcard=1446187341&trk=job_capjs

     

     

     

  • 27 Aug 2019 9:15 AM | Anonymous

     The Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship will facilitate the development, delivery, and management of commercial consulting projects related to Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy practice in the US Clinical Market, as directed by the US Sales, Sr. Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship to support sustainable profitable growth.

    Main Accountabilities:

    • ·         Co-Lead the content development and delivery of ID Clinical Pharmacy Consulting in conjunction with bioMérieux’s Lab Optimization portfolio of services to improve customer effectiveness and efficiency in Antimicrobial Stewardship performance
    • ·         Contribute to the clinical utility, commercial process advancement, customer acceptance, and profitable growth of bioMérieux Data Analytics Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • ·         Improve customer centricity and competency around our commercial capabilities of Actionable Diagnostics in a healthcare provider setting
    • ·         Collaborate with US Clinical Corporate Accounts through Enterprise Contracting Models
    • ·         Contribute to the development and deployment of a clinical “Risk Share” contracting model in support of our Antimicrobial Stewardship market position
    • ·         Expand commercial competencies of ID Clinical Pharmacy (knowledge, skill, and experience) to improve bioMérieux’s performance in the US Clinical Market

    Qualifications:

    • ·         Bachelor Degree with advanced degree (Doctorate in Pharmacy) required. BCPS-AQ ID or BCIDP preferred, but not required
    • ·         Minimum 5-years experience practicing ID Clinical Pharmacy
    • ·         Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee experience
    • ·         Functional knowledge of Clinical Decision Support systems (ie. Theradoc, Sentri7, Vigilanz)
    • ·         Presentation and advanced communication skills in a B2C environment
    • ·         Functional Computer, Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic IT knowledge (related to Data Management, Networking, HIPAA and Cyber Security)
    • ·         Field travel requirement: up to 75%
    • ·         Ability to work in a matrix environment; managing without authority
    • ·         Role Model Leadership Skills
    • ·         Situational Awareness to internal and external customers within accelerated and emerging business environments
    • ·         Self-Directed work ethic
    • ·         Goal drive oriented
    • ·         Creative Problem Solver

    To apply or for more information please click the link below.

     https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1446187998/?pathWildcard=1446187998&trk=job_capjs

     

     

     

     

  • 21 Aug 2019 1:08 PM | Anonymous

     

    Introduction: 

    The University of Rochester Medical Center – Strong Memorial Hospital is located in Rochester, NY on the shores of Lake Ontario.  Strong Memorial Hospital is an 849-bed quaternary referral center which includes the region’s Level 1 trauma center, transplant center, comprehensive stroke center, Wilmot Cancer Institute, Golisano Children’s Hospital, and many other specialty and subspecialty services.  It is the main teaching site for the University of Rochester medical and nursing students and is an important training site for pharmacy students from several schools of pharmacy including St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy, the University at Buffalo, and D’Youville College. The hospital is seeking a Pediatric Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist to serve patients across the continuum of care.  The scope of responsibilities include antimicrobial stewardship, clinical service, teaching, research, and clinical leadership. 

    Position Summary: 

    The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for the oversight and management of appropriate antimicrobial therapy at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  This includes a comprehensive pharmacy based program to educate, monitor and report on utilization of antimicrobial therapies for pharmacy staff, medical center providers, and hospital administration.    This individual will serve as a resource for the medical center on anti-infective pharmacotherapy.  Prepares, compounds, and dispenses prescriptions and medications for patients of SMH (Neonate, Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric) in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations for Pharmacy practice.  Participation on multi-disciplinary rounds including pharmacokinetic and therapeutic consultation will be performed. 

    The clinical pharmacy specialist serves as a leader for the department in their specialty area of practice, organizing appropriate departmental initiatives and providing education and teaching for pharmacy colleagues, providers and trainees at all levels of practice.  The clinical pharmacy specialist will also have a working knowledge of the operational aspects of the department and will contribute to the overall objectives of the department as an integrated member of the pharmacy practice team.

    Typical Duties:

    Clinical Pharmacy Practice:

    • Provide comprehensive clinical pharmacy services for a specialized area of pharmacy practice including:
      • Participation on inter-disciplinary patient care team rounds as appropriate to the specialty
      • Consultative input on safe and effective drug therapy
      • Daily management of established clinical pharmacy programs or services
      • Monitors assigned patient populations for clinical progress including renal/hepatic function, culture results, and other applicable laboratory tests.  Recommends adjustments to therapy as necessary.
      • Patient education and discharge counseling
      • Authorizing/verifying orders
      • Supervising drug distribution when appropriate and required
    • Document clinical pharmacy activities as appropriate in the medical record or other systems (e.g. event reporting system).
    • Work collaboratively with other clinicians and health-care providers to implement and maintain innovative disease or medication management programs and clinical pharmacy services
    • Participate in the development of global medication use management programs within the University of Rochester Medical Center including clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management and drug use programs
    • Provide clinical leadership in area of specialty by serving as a mentor, coach and role model for all pharmacists in the department.  Recognize the need for mentoring and education and reach out in a positive and constructive way to facilitate learning and professional growth.
    • Direct and supervise the work of technicians to ensure appropriate workflow as required.
    • Verbal communication to all hospital staff is conducted in an effective and professional manner.
    • Conduct of QA, MUE, or other research to document the value and contribution of clinical pharmacy services at URMC within area of specialization.
    • Participates in departmental Q/A processes such as reporting and following up on medication incidents, reconciling MARs, and cost-savings initiatives etc.

    Training:

    • Maintains a personal and professional commitment to the training of future generations of pharmacists as exemplified by:
      • Serving as a preceptor for pharmacy residency training programs offered at the University of Rochester Medical Center
      • Contributing to student training experiences for IPPE and APPE rotations as assigned
      • Providing didactic lectures, case studies and other interactive teaching programs to pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, and pharmacists.
    • Provides didactic lectures to various divisions and departments of the medical center as requested including nursing, medical/surgical residents and students training in allied health professions

    Problem Solving:

    • Thoroughly resolves problems with appropriate and direct communication to all pertinent staff in a clear and concise manner.
    • Proactive in identifying patient care problems and does not pass on problems to the next shift without exhausting reasonable attempts at resolution and communicating progress.
    • Problem solving will often go beyond patient-specific issues, and may require participation on interdisciplinary teams or revising hospital or departmental policy, procedures or treatment guidelines.
    • Contacts supervisor for assistance when solution is beyond his/her expertise or authority.

    Service:

    • ·         Active membership and participation in local, regional and national professional organizations in clinical pharmacy and/or specialty areas of practice.
    • ·         Presentation of clinical education or research results at local, regional and/or national meetings.
    • ·         Provision of continuing professional education to peers in the community, region, and/or nationally. Recognition of expertise in specialty area of practice at a local and national level.
    • ·         Service on departmental, hospital or medical center committees or task forces.

    Requirements:

    Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State and meet the following criteria:

    ·         Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

    ·         Advanced training (residency, fellowship, and/or board certification) in the area of pediatrics or infectious diseases or equivalent experience.

    Benefits:

    The University of Rochester offers a full benefits package including, but not limited to, retirement, health insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, and relocation package.  A full detail of benefits is available at: http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/benefits/

    About Rochester:

    Rochester is made for living!  It has small city charm, with a big city vibe. There are 35 museums and galleries. Music of all types and description is prevalent – inspired by the world-renowned Eastman School of Music and spurred on by the popular Rochester International Jazz Festival, innumerable clubs, and performance venues. It is ranked as the best minor league sports market in the nation; and sports fans gravitate just as eagerly toward the NFL Buffalo Bills and the Orangemen of Syracuse University—both nearby. That is when they are not golfing, hiking, biking, skiing, boating, or otherwise enjoying the outdoor life so readily available in this region.

    Five public high schools in the metropolitan area are ranked among the 100 best high schools in America and Child and Family magazine calls Rochester one of the best places to raise a child in the U.S. Economically, Rochester ranks 5th among 300 metro areas for high-tech employment, and has two times the national average of scientists, engineers, and technical specialists living in its metro area.

    Additional Information:

    To apply for this position, go to the following website and search for position ­­­­­­217038 (Pharmacist-Clin Spec II-Pediatrics Infectious Diseases): http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

    For additional position information, contact Travis Dick, Associate Director of Pharmacy at Travis_Dick@URMC.Rochester.edu

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