ID Pharmacist-South Charleston, WV
Responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical care at WVU Medicine/Thomas Health through involvement in direct patient care, operational, education and administrative activities, and assumes a leadership role in the profession of pharmacy.
Responsibilities for this role include:
- Overseeing daily prospective audit of antimicrobials
- Assisting in development and maintenance of an antimicrobial formulary approved by the medical staff.
- Working with the infectious disease service to evaluate appropriate use of restricted antimicrobials
- Developing guidelines, policies, and other monitoring and intervention strategies for antimicrobial use and streamlining prophylactic, empiric, and definitive antimicrobial therapy
- Reporting data and findings to the Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Control and Pharmacy & therapeutics Committees.
- Coordinating, facilitating, and promoting education, training, competency assessment and performance improvement of pharmacists, pharmacy residents and other healthcare professionals in the appropriate use of antimicrobials
- Assist in the monitoring of patients before, during, and after their admission to promote positive clinical outcomes.
- Serves as a preceptor to pharmacy students
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy OR Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy.
BPS board certification in infectious diseases (BCIDP) is preferred. PGY-2 residency in infectious disease or equivalent experience preferred.
Must possess current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in West Virginia or be license eligible. Licensure must be completed within 90 days of hire. If licensure is not obtained within 90 days of start date, associate will be notified that they will be released from their employment.
Completion of a PGY-2 Residency in an applicable clinical field OR;
Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field OR
Completion of a PGY-1 Residency AND three years of relevant pharmacist experience OR;
Three years of relevant pharmacist experience AND Board Certified in an applicable clinical field.
BPS board certification in infectious diseases (BCIDP) is preferred