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Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Infectious Diseases

11 Sep 2023 11:47 AM | Anonymous

Site: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, U.S.A. 

Title: Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator - Infectious Diseases

Job Description: MGH Department of Pharmacy is seeking a Clinical Coordinator in Infectious Diseases to lead a team of 4 ID Pharmacists and 1 PGY2 Pharmacy Resident. The Clinical Coordinator will co-lead and support the continued advancement of the Anti-infective Stewardship Programs (ASP) at MGH.  This team leader will help advance the mission of the program while serving as a liaison between the MGH Infectious Diseases and various other pharmacy teams (critical care, internal/hospital medicine, oncology, etc.) and providing direct patient care within the multidisciplinary Infectious Diseases service(s).


Clinical Pharmacy Coordinators are team leaders who assume responsibility and accountability for the provision of safe, effective, and prompt medication therapy.  They design, implement, and lead new or existing pharmacy programs, quality improvement changes, and continuous quality assurance initiatives (including stewardship activities and restriction/surveillance programs) to advance the organization’s medication-use systems. Clinical Pharmacy Coordinators proficiently provide direct patient-centered care and integrated pharmacy operational services with physicians, nurses, and other hospital personnel to deliver optimal medication therapy to patients with a broad range of disease states. These clinicians are aligned with target interdisciplinary programs and specialty services to lead the delivery of medication therapy management within specialty patient care service(s) and to ensure pharmaceutical care programs are appropriately integrated throughout the institution. Pharmaceutical care services include, but are not limited to, assessing patient needs, incorporating age and disease specific characteristics into drug therapy and patient education, adjusting care according to patient response, and providing clinical interventions to detect, mitigate, and prevent medication adverse events. Clinical Pharmacy Coordinators serve as a departmental resource and liaison to other departments, hospital personnel, or external groups. They proficiently manage and facilitate the appropriate use of medications according to professional and regulatory standards. They also conduct practice-related research and patient care, quality, and regulatory compliance initiatives designed to improve medication-use processes or pharmacy practice. Finally, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinators provide medication and practice-related education/training and actively serve as preceptors for pharmacy residents and Doctor of Pharmacy students (MGH Pharmacy Residency website:



  • Must be eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Postgraduate training or work experience consisting of meeting at least 1 of the following criteria:
    • 1 year of postgraduate training PLUS 2 years post-training experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting
    • 2 or more years of postgraduate training
    • 5 years of practice experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting
  • Board Certification by examination, or equivalent certification, in the relevant specialty is required
  • Must meet all Board of Pharmacy requirements to enter into a collaborative drug therapy management agreement, when applicable
  • Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration license, National Provider Index number, and a Drug Enforcement Administration Registration number, when applicable



  • Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency or Fellowship highly preferred
  • Clinical pharmacy experience (3 or more years) in Infectious Diseases clinical setting

Internal Job Posting: 3257602

Link to Apply and Additional Information


TuTran Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Manager

Massachusetts General Hospital

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