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  • 11 Jan 2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous

    This position will focus on supporting the antimicrobial stewardship program at Winchester Medical Center. The clinical staff pharmacist will provide prospective audit and feedback of patients on select antimicrobials in a patient centered area as well as review of therapeutic alerts including drug-organism mismatches and positive culture results.  A staffing component is also required including the following activities: order entry and order verification, pharmacokinetic dosing, renal dosing, and IV to PO conversions. Additional responsibilities in conjunction with the ASP ID Clinical Pharmacist will include precepting pharmacy residents and students, participation on committees, projects and/or research related to antimicrobial use and medication/patient safety issues, and education of the health care team, including pharmacists, nurses, and providers.

    • Responsibilities:

    • Prospective audits of patients on select broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy in designated patient centered area
    • Review therapeutic alerts related to antimicrobial therapy include positive cultures, susceptibility results, and drug-organism mismatches using Theradoc®
    • Documentation of antimicrobial interventions in EPIC with use of IVENTS
    • Follow-up patients on daily antimicrobial stewardship list
    •  Assist with pharmacokinetic consults, renal dosing, and IV to PO conversions
    •  Assist with order entry and order clarification
    • Collect outcomes data related to ASP interventions and patient outcomes
    • Participate in committees related to antimicrobial therapy: Formulary, P&T Committee, Antimicrobial Subcommittee, and others as needed
    • Special Projects may include:
    •  Participation in development of new antimicrobial stewardship initiatives
    • Formulary drug monographs for antimicrobials
    • Medication Use Evaluations to review effectiveness and safety of antimicrobial therapy
    • Participate in training of students and residents on ASP rotation
    • Educate pharmacy staff on antimicrobial therapy, including pharmacokinetics
    • Participate in medication and patient safety related activities:
    •  ADR reporting
    • Documenting and reviewing risk reports
    • Suggestions for work flow improvement related to antimicrobial therapies
    • Order Set Review
    • Winchester Medical Center

      Recognized As One of the Best Hospitals in Virginia

      Valley Health is a not-for-profit health system of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services dedicated to meeting the medical needs of West Virginia, Maryland, and the Top of Virginia. We care about giving back, promoting health and partnering with local communities to provide the care residents need. Our focus remains on putting the patient first, rooted in our commitment to provide high quality, safe, and affordable care.

                  Winchester Medical Center has been ranked among the top five hospitals in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. We strive to consistently provide high quality, innovative health care to patients throughout the Top of Virginia region and beyond. A not-for-profit hospital, Winchester Medical Center has been serving our area since 1903. As a regional referral center, Winchester Medical Center is a resource for more than 500,000 residents in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and Western Maryland. We offer a broad spectrum of services – from diagnostic and medical procedures to advanced surgical options and rehabilitative care. Winchester Medical Center is a:

    • Level II Trauma Center
    • Chest Pain Center
    • Advanced Primary Stroke Center
    • Level 4 Epilepsy Center
    • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
    • Magnet Designated Hospital
    • Requirements:

    • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D required.
    • Pharmacy Residency or two years of relevant institutional experience required
    • Virginia Pharmacy License required (or acquired within 90 days of hire)
    • Experience with EPIC electronic health record and Pyxis preferred

    Contact Information:

    Larissa Coyle, Pharm.D, BCPS

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Disease

    Winchester Medical Center

    Email: lcoyle@valleyhealthlink.com

    Phone: 540-536-2022


    Apply Here

  • 06 Jan 2021 10:24 AM | Anonymous

    Pharmacy Admin Fellow - Year 1

    Description

    UPMC Presbyterian is looking for a Pharmacy Administration Fellow to join their pharmacy team. The Pharmacy Administrator Fellow will be scheduled to work full-time hours consisting of Monday – Friday shifts and every 4th weekend. There is a rotating on-call schedule that consists of rotating days, evenings, overnights, and weekends. There is also a rotating holiday requirement. This fellowship will be primarily clinically based by providing care for patients with some administration duties of forming program initiatives. Candidates who have completed a PGY1/PGY2 are preferred. Apply today to learn more! 

    Purpose:
    The UPMC Pharmacy Administration Fellowship Program (PAFP) is an integrated program that offers learning experiences in both the UPMC Health System and through dedicated scope of responsibility at UPMC Presbyterian. The program is a 24 month experience designed to provide fellows with practical experience in health care management through rotation based structure that trains young professionals and helps them develop leadership skills and qualities. Each fellow will be expected to work on various projects during each rotation, maintain their assigned scope of responsibility while also learning from their preceptors and mentors.

    Responsibilities:

    •  Serve as an interim leader on institutional leadership committees.
    • Maintain operations, oversee staff and manage all other aspects of assigned scope of responsibility.
    • Completion of the 18 core rotations plus 6 elective rotations. Availability of elective rotations are subject to the fellows' interests and also the availability of the division/department desired.
    • Coordinate day-to-day operational management.
    • Must build relationships throughout the organization and proactively seek projects and opportunities for the second year of the fellowship.
    • Assist in the recruitment of new Administrative Fellows and should serve as a mentor for junior colleagues.
    • Attend all relevant management and administrative meetings. May be required to provide administrative support for some of these meetings.
    • Lead special projects and system-wide initiatives both short and long term.
    • Maintain a portfolio of work and experiences as at the end of the program, Fellows will have gained an understanding of clinical operations both in the pharmacy and in general for the hospital at large, as well as had the opportunity to work in areas such as finance, business/network development, performance improvement, human resources, patient safety/quality, physician relations, nursing relations and marketing/recruitment/ talent acquisition/communications and use the portfolio to demonstrate this involvement.
    • Provide a written summary of experiences and key issues learned at the conclusion of each rotation, and must provide feedback on how the rotation could be improved.
    • Participate in a structured mentorship program that requires meeting regularly with preceptors and mentors and provide all necessary information to ensure a mutually beneficial experience.
    • Must complete all tasks and projects as assigned by members of the program director, coordinator and preceptors.

    Qualifications

    • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited school of pharmacy or B.S. with 2 years of experience
    • Completion of a residency program preferred (PGY1/PGY2)
    • Excellent communication, analytical, financial, and interpersonal skills are required
    • The ability to interface with numerous players in various departments and entities is important
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills are important

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

    • Pharmacist license required within 6 months
    • Pharmacist 

    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Total Rewards

    More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life &emdash; because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

    Our Values

    At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & SafetyDignity & RespectCaring & ListeningResponsibility & IntegrityExcellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

    Apply Here

    Interested candidates or those with questions can contact me at:

    Ryan Shields, PharmD, MS

    Associate Professor of Medicine

    University of Pittsburgh

    Co-Director Antimicrobial Management Program

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    E-mail: shieldsrk@upmc.edu

  • 04 Nov 2020 10:45 AM | Anonymous

    Job title: 

    Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Specialist

    Location

    Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL

    Contact: 

    Tiana Wilson (Human Resources Generalist) - 813-844-4879 or tianawilson@tgh.org

    Job description: 

    Infectious Diseases Specialist will work as part of Antibiotic Stewardship Program in targeting anti-infective agents based on resistance potential, therapeutic indications, and costs. Other responsibilities include serving as educational resource, providing direction in formulary management through P&T Antimicrobial Subcommittee, designing and conducting medication use evaluations, and developing anti-infective agent guidelines and protocol.

    Responsible for the provision of specialized clinical pharmacy services to patients, nurses and medical staff. Practice involves the components of expert practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher, and clinical leader.  Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.

    Apply Here

  • 03 Nov 2020 8:50 AM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist – Infectious Disease

    Location: Fairfield, California

    Contact Information:

    Name: Melani Alper, Recruiter

    Phone: (314) 744-4248

    Email: Melani_Alper@spectrumhealth.com

    Apply directly at: www.spectrumhealth.com

    Job Description:

    Spectrum Healthcare Resources has a full time opportunity for a civilian Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist supporting Travis Air Force Base near Fairfield CA.

    • Full-time position
    • Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm
    • Full benefits to include medical, dental, and 401k
    • 10 Paid Federal holidays plus paid time off

    Job Requirements:

    • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
    • Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)
    • Internship/Residency: Completion of a clinical pharmacy residency or fellowship accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists or American College of Clinical Pharmacy or documentation of appropriate education, training, and/or CME in the practice of clinical pharmacy
    • A current, valid, unrestricted license to practice Pharmacy in any one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S Virgin Islands.
    • A minimum of three years of experience within the last five years working as an infectious disease clinical pharmacist is required or completion of a post-graduate year two specialty pharmacy practice residency in Infectious Diseases
    • Basic Life Support Certification

    Company Overview:

    Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) was established in 1988 to deliver systems and processes designed to meet the unique needs of Military and VA Health Systems.  SHR is a leading organization that provides physician and clinical staffing and management services to United States Military Treatment Facilities, VA clinics and other Federal Agencies through various contracting vehicles. A Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services firm, SHR is the military staffing division of TeamHealth, a nationwide organization that serves 850 civilian and military hospitals with a team of 9,600 affiliated health care professionals.

    Spectrum Healthcare Resources is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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