ADVANCE infectious diseases pharmacy through collaboration, research and education and LEAD antimicrobial stewardship to OPTIMIZE the care of patients with infections in every practice setting

DASON Clinical Pharmacist

31 Oct 2022 12:02 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

DASON Clinical Pharmacist

Location:  Remote (but must live in DASON territory)
Contact: Libby Dodds Ashley libby.dodds@duke.edu


Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON) Clinical Pharmacist is dedicated to enhancing the quality of medication use through antimicrobial stewardship.  This individual will work collaboratively with clinical pharmacists, medical staff, and other healthcare workers at participating DASON hospitals under the direction of the Director of the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).  The Clinical Pharmacists will provide member community hospitals with frequent on-site or virtual visits, monthly newsletters, position statements, and answers to frequently asked questions, with the goal of providing local medical and pharmacy staff with up-to-date, scientifically valid and relevant information to use for promotion of antimicrobial stewardship at the local level.

  • Perform prospective and retrospective antimicrobial review, feedback, and (when indicated) intervention at participating DASON community hospitals to identify trends and improvement opportunities
  • Participate in the development and communication of infectious diseases-related protocols and order sets to improve antibiotic decision-support for DASON community hospitals clinicians relating to the selection, dose, duration, and monitoring of antimicrobials
  • Represent the DASON program to front-line prescribers and administrative leaders at participating hospitals; actively contribute, and provide leadership in related committees, groups or initiatives relating to antimicrobial stewardship
  • Participate in the preparation of DASON reports intended to document the impact of the program on quality, safety, and cost of antimicrobial use
  • Work with the Director of DASON to develop practical strategies and customizable protocols to staff in DASON member hospitals that can be tailored for local hospital needs.
  • Assist in organizing, managing, and querying the DASON antimicrobial utilization database with the local hospital data
  • Participate in the conduct of didactic training of present and future physicians and pharmacists in principles of antimicrobial stewardship
  • Develop processes for the review and approval of requests for restricted antibiotic use          
  • Provide educational lectures regarding the optimal use of antimicrobials to DASON member hospitals
  • Participate in research related to the development and application of antimicrobial stewardship principles 

Minimum Qualifications 

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree North Carolina Pharmacist License required

Experience 

Two years of clinical experience or acceptable board certification, or environment. completion of an accredited clinical residency program, and a demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar This experience only required for those with BS Pharmacy degree; Doctor of Pharmacy degree sufficient to minimally qualify without experience.

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine is an academic unit specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical and laboratory investigation of infections. See https://medicine.duke.edu/divisions/infectious-diseases for more information. 

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