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  • 16 Nov 2022 9:01 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist

    Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education, and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is a large, integrated, nonprofit health system with more than 1,400 care locations in North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.  Atrium Health is head quartered in Charlotte, NC.

    Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all

    Vision: To be the national leader for health, learning and community.

    Our Culture Commitments:

    • We create a space where all Belong
    • We Work as One to make great things happen
    • We earn Trust in all we do
    • We Innovate to better the now and create the future
    • We drive for Excellence - always

    Job Summary:

    Atrium Health has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network (ASN) Clinical Pharmacist in Charlotte.

    Full Time/Weekdays and Weekends. Based at Carolinas Medical Center/Levine Children’s Hospital but may involve travel to other facilities as needed.

    The Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist will lead and coordinates pediatric antimicrobial stewardship services from a pharmacy perspective for ASN. The ASN is a comprehensive antimicrobial stewardship program focusing on enhancing the antimicrobial use throughout the Charlotte Region Atrium Health facilities. The ASN provides antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease pharmacy clinical services for adults and pediatrics across 16 acute care facilities. The Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist will join an existing team consisting of a Pediatric Infectious Disease Medication Director and two part-time pediatric ASN pharmacists, as the team works very closely together on all pediatric infectious disease and stewardship initiatives and provides pharmaceutical care clinical services for pediatric patients.  

    The ASN clinical pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care through patient review, clinical rounds, and clinical projects/initiatives. Activities include review of orders for medication therapy and monitoring this therapy for drug choice, dosage, duration, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, and formulary adherence. The ASN Clinical Pharmacist also serves as a drug information resource to nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare teammates. Individuals best suited for this role are ambitious with a comprehensive social skill set including a positive and inclusive attitude. Applicants should enjoy the prospect of continual learning and working with multiple facets of interprofessional care team in pediatric areas.

    Ideal Qualities 

    • Exhibits strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills to effectively work with large and diverse provider groups and ancillary services with varying practice styles 
    • Self-motivated and effectively balances longitudinal scholarly activities, pharmacy student and resident precepting, and professional development for other clinical pharmacists and interprofessional teammates 
    • Comfortable and depicts appropriate assertiveness in unique opportunities and challenging providers, such as medical rounds and handshake stewardship 
    • Possesses ability to mediate conflict and identify areas for improvement in teamwork/communication 

    Position Responsibilities 

    • Participates in provision of pharmaceutical care through patient review, clinical tasks, and weekend ASN staffing 
    • Provides direct patient care clinical activities for ASN/ID in conjunction with ASN Clinical Manager, ASN Clinical Pharmacists, and other interprofessional teammates 
    • Metrics and outcomes assessment, collaboration with ASN leadership to determine target areas of focus and goal setting.
    • Serves as a liaison to the other health care providers and teammates within the care center 
    • Assists with ASN initiatives and delivers ASN/ID specific education for teammates and healthcare professionals  
    • Uses creative approach to identify areas for improvement in outcomes and in medication management 
    • Leads and collaborates on clinical initiatives, research, and medication use evaluations as needed 
    • Collects relevant information to design, recommend, and implement medication therapy regimens and documents ASN and pharmacy clinical interventions per defined process 
    • Retrieves and evaluates relevant literature and provides concise/timely responses to drug information requests 
    • Contributes expertise across the enterprise and the continuum of care 
    • Uses effective patient education techniques to provide counseling to patients and caregivers 

    Essential Functions  

    • Prospective Audit and Feedback 
    • Metric Review and Assessment 
    •  Project and Initiatives 
    • Interprofessional Collaboration and Committee Work
    •  Education 


    Education, Experience and Certifications:
    Required qualifications for this position include a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an accredited school of pharmacy; completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent experience; Completion of a PGY-2 in Infectious Disease or Pediatric residency training is preferred; 3 years of previous infectious disease pharmacy or antimicrobial stewardship is preferred; licensure in the state of North Carolina or eligible for reciprocity. Board
    certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or infectious disease (BCIDP) preferred.

    Contact:

    Timothy R. Pasquale, PharmD, MBA, DPLA, FIDSA
    Director, Acute Care Clinical Pharmacy Services
    Atrium Health Pharmacy Enterprise
    Timothy.Pasquale@atriumhealth.org

    Apply Here 

    Position category: Pharmacist

    Position Title: Pediatric Antimicrobial Support Network Clinical Pharmacist Atrium Health Charlotte FT (66929)


  • 15 Nov 2022 10:26 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner for our established Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.  Please see the general position description below and the links to apply.  This position is open to both Internal and External VA.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact Chad Nelson (Associate Chief of Clinical Pharmacy and Education, Chad.Nelson@va.gov) or Dr. Emily Spivak (ASP Medical Director, Emily.Spivak@hsc.utah.edu; emily.spivak@va.gov). 

    Open & closing dates

     11/09/2022 to 11/30/2022

    External VA: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/688364600 

    Internal VA: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/688362100 

     

    1. General Description of Position
    The Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist is expected to serve as a medication therapy expert and to advise physicians, medical residents, nurses, and patients with regard to pharmacotherapy of antimicrobials.  The CPP functions as the co-lead for our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) in conjunction with the ASP Medical Director.  The clinical pharmacy specialist (CPS) functions at the highest level of clinical practice, works independently under their individual scope of practice to directly care for patients.
    Common Duties:

    1.      Develop and implement both patient-level and hospital-level interventions to optimize the use of antimicrobials in accordance with VA and current best antimicrobial stewardship practice recommendations

    2.      Maintaining existing protocols for approval of restricted antimicrobials, prospective audit and feedback of broad-spectrum antimicrobials and optimizing use of infectious diseases rapid diagnostics

    3.      Developing new protocols and managing antimicrobial stewardship projects and initiatives

    4.      Analysis of antimicrobial utilization data and preparation and presentation of reports

    5.      Mentoring front line pharmacists regarding optimal infectious disease care and antimicrobial stewardship

    6.      Participation in departmental and interdisciplinary committees to improve patient safety, therapeutic outcomes, and cost savings

    7.      Be responsible for the care of patients as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team

    Preferred Qualifications 

    Completion of a PGY1 (Pharmacy Practice Residency) and completion of a PGY2 (Specialty Residency) in Infectious Diseases                            

    Or

    2 years’ experience as an antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist or Infectious Diseases Pharmacist.

    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System consists of the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and 10 Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada.  The George E. Wahlen Medical Center is located in Salt Lake City on an 81 acre plot situated at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountains overlooking the city below.  It is a 121 - bed tertiary care facility serving veterans from Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. It is closely affiliated with the University of Utah School of Medicine, which is located adjacent to the Medical Center.  The Medical Center offers all the traditional medicine and surgical services, plus specialty areas such as pathology, radiology, neurology, nuclear medicine, psychiatry and open heart surgery, including LVAD placement and cardiac transplantation.  We have a 30 - bed Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, a 15 bed residential treatment program, and an extensive outpatient mental health program.  We are affiliated with the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and Roseman University Pharmacy School, and we precept a large number of IPPE and APPE students each year.  We have 3 PGY1 residents and 4 PGY2 residents each year within our facility.

    Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners:  Our clinical staff is comprised of ~ 60 Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners (CPP) who are credentialed within the VA system and hold a clinical scope of practice.  This scope of practice enables them to function as mid-level providers to design, implement, and monitor therapeutic drug plans to achieve specific clinical outcomes through direct interactions with patients and providers in their assigned areas of practice.  In addition, a CPP orders appropriate laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies necessary to monitor and support the patient’s drug therapy.  Our Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners cover a vast number of areas throughout our hospital, including, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Acute Care Medicine (Internal Medicine), Medical Intensive Care Unit, Acute Care Cardiology, Emergency Department,  Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Transitions of Care, Inpatient Psychiatry, Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Unit, Hematology/Oncology, Geriatrics, Primary Care, Women’s Clinic, Pain and Palliative Care, Home Based Primary Care, Nephrology/Hemodialysis, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Service.

    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System consists of the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and 10 Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada.  The George E. Wahlen Medical Center is located in Salt Lake City on an 81 acre plot situated at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountains overlooking the city below.  It is a 121 - bed tertiary care facility serving veterans from Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. It is closely affiliated with the University of Utah School of Medicine, which is located adjacent to the Medical Center.  The Medical Center offers all the traditional medicine and surgical services, plus specialty areas such as pathology, radiology, neurology, nuclear medicine, psychiatry and open heart surgery, including LVAD placement and cardiac transplantation.  We have a 30 - bed Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, a 15 bed residential treatment program, and an extensive outpatient mental health program.  We are affiliated with the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and Roseman University Pharmacy School, and we precept a large number of IPPE and APPE students each year.  We have 3 PGY1 residents and 4 PGY2 residents each year within our facility.

    Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners:  Our clinical staff is comprised of ~ 60 Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners (CPP) who are credentialed within the VA system and hold a clinical scope of practice.  This scope of practice enables them to function as mid-level providers to design, implement, and monitor therapeutic drug plans to achieve specific clinical outcomes through direct interactions with patients and providers in their assigned areas of practice.  In addition, a CPP orders appropriate laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies necessary to monitor and support the patient’s drug therapy.  Our Clinical Pharmacy Practitioners cover a vast number of areas throughout our hospital, including, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Acute Care Medicine (Internal Medicine), Medical Intensive Care Unit, Acute Care Cardiology, Emergency Department,  Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Transitions of Care, Inpatient Psychiatry, Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Unit, Hematology/Oncology, Geriatrics, Primary Care, Women’s Clinic, Pain and Palliative Care, Home Based Primary Care, Nephrology/Hemodialysis, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Service.


  • 08 Nov 2022 1:19 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    The UT Austin College of Pharmacy's Pharmacotherapy Division is dedicated to training and educating pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to provide specialty pharmacotherapeutic services and to conduct translational, transdisciplinary, and other types of innovative research. Our faculty pursue clinical and translational research to help solve some of today's greatest pharmacotherapeutic challenges, with research expertise in infectious diseases, cancer, immunology, aging, metagenomics, substance use disorder, and various acute and primary care clinical specialties. The Pharmacotherapy Division is located in San Antonio, TX and faculty are jointly appointed with the UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) School of Medicine. To help advance our mission, we are seeking a distinguished applicant to fill one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications.

    Qualifications

    Preferred candidates will have earned a PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas, plus a PhD degree or evidence of equivalent research experience. The candidate will be expected to compete for independent and collaborative funding from public and private sources in support of their research program, and following a start-up period, be able to support 25% of their annual salary. Experience or expertise in clinical or translational science in one or more of the following fields is preferred: infectious diseases, omics approaches to microbes and/or their hosts, immunology, aging/geroscience, oncology, or substance use disorder. Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment as an Associate Professor must have evidence of sustained extramural funding as a Principal Investigator.

    The successful candidate will engage in productive interdisciplinary research, provide high-quality teaching in the College's professional and graduate educational programs, including the Translational Science PhD Program, and actively participate in university service. Rich research collaborations occur on both the UTHSA and UT Austin campuses, and in collaboration with the UT Health School of Public Health. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive start-up package and generous office and laboratory space on the UTHSA campus. We seek candidates who are committed to, and will contribute to, diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

    How to Apply

    This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants may access this position at apply.interfolio.com/115269. Applicants will be prompted to submit their letter of intent; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; a statement summarizing how their research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service contributes to diversity and inclusion; and a summary of current and planned research directed to an extramurally funded research program in Clinical and Translational Sciences. Applicants must submit a list of five references. Applications received before January 15, 2023 will receive first consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

    The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Background check conducted on applicant selected.


  • 03 Nov 2022 12:24 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Prisma Health Richland Immunology clinic is seeking a full-time infectious diseases pharmacist.  The immunology clinic is home to the largest HIV clinic in South Carolina and serves as a follow-up for patients discharged with infectious complications from Prisma Health Midlands facilities.  The pharmacist is expected to provide clinical services in HIV, HCV, NTM infections, OPAT and to a sundry of other outpatient infectious diseases patients.  There is a strong interprofessional and clinical research component to this position.  The pharmacist will work closely with the ID medical fellowship, ID pharmacy residency program and have opportunities for teaching, education and research affiliated with the USC School of Medicine and College of Pharmacy.   For questions, please contact the ID Division Chief, Majdi Al-Hassan, MBBS (majdi.alhasan@uscmed.sc.edu).  

    More Information/Apply

    Note - the job description may differ on the job website.



  • 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. 

    Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

    Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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  • 31 Oct 2022 10:00 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Infectious Diseases

    Location: Portland, Oregon 

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Providence Oregon Regional Shared Services

    The Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacy Specialist assists the Infectious Disease physicians, Providence Medical Group, the hospital-based pharmacotherapy clinics, and care teams across the region in the optimization of clinical pharmacy services in infectious diseases. Responsibilities include promotion of evidence-based, safe and effective medication therapy, leadership and oversight of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases initiatives, and standardization of practices across the continuum of care.

    Required qualifications:

    • Graduate from an accredited College/School of Pharmacy.

    • Completion of PGY-1 Residency training -or-

    • PGY-1: Equivalent experience.

    • PGY-2: 3 years experience in infectious diseases practice.

    • Completion of PGY-2 Residency training in infectious diseases -or-

    • PGY-1: Equivalent experience.

    • PGY-2: 3 years experience in infectious diseases practice.

    • Oregon Pharmacist License upon hire

    • National Certification from Board of Pharmacy Specialties within 2 years of hire

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Additional training in infectious diseases (e.g., MAD ID Antimicrobial Stewardship Training, SIDP Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate).

    • Experience in HIV pharmacotherapy management

    Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

    More Information/Apply 

  • 31 Oct 2022 9:58 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Specialty Practice Pharmacist – Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy

    Location
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

    Contact
    Amanda Hafford, PharmD, MS – amanda.hafford@osumc.edu

    Scope of Position

    In cooperation with physicians, advanced practice providers, nursing and other health care providers, acts as a resource and provides answers to drug information questions pertaining to OPAT and complex oral antimicrobial therapy. Participates in the ambulatory management of patients receiving OPAT and/or complex oral antimicrobial therapy for patients of the Infectious Diseases Care in McCampbell Outpatient Care clinic. Participates in appropriate hospital and/or departmental committees relevant to practice area, specifically antimicrobials.

    Position Summary

    This position functions to coordinate all aspects of patients' pharmaceutical needs related to OPAT and complex oral antimicrobial therapy. Duties include but are not limited to: proactively participating in patient clinic visits in the OPAT/infectious diseases outpatient clinic; assurance of appropriate dose, route, frequency and duration of therapy; patient medication profile review for drug-drug interactions, duplication of therapy, drug allergy interactions and appropriate regimens; ordering and monitoring appropriate labs;  pharmacokinetic monitoring; participates in transition of care rounds; provides antimicrobial therapy pharmacotherapeutic consults; assists in ensuring patient access to medications; and interactions with specialty pharmacies and home infusion pharmacies as applicable. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Must be able to demonstrate medication dosing and identify pharmaceutical needs relative to the disease process and age.  This position is also responsible for supervising pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, and providing educational programs for patients and hospital staff (providers, nurses, medical students, graduate medical education, and pharmacy staff) as applicable.


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  • 14 Oct 2022 1:12 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Infections Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship (ID/ASP) Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at Providence Saint John's Health Center

    $10,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

    The ID/ASP Clinical Pharmacy Specialist assists the Infectious Disease physicians, Infection Preventionists and all inpatient providers in the ministry by optimizing clinical pharmacy services in infectious diseases.

    Responsibilities include: promotion of evidence-based, safe and effective medication therapy, leadership and oversight of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases initiatives, and standardization of practices across the continuum of care.

    Required qualifications:

    • Graduate from an accredited College/School of Pharmacy.
    • California Registered Pharmacist
    • BCIDP certification within 2 years of hire.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Completion of PGY-1 Residency training or equivalent education/experience.
    • Completion of PGY-2 Residency training in infectious diseases or equivalent education/experience.
    • Additional training in infectious diseases (e.g., MAD-ID Antimicrobial Stewardship Training, SIDP Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate).

    Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

    About Providence

    At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

    About the Team

    The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

    Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

    We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

    We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

    We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

    Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

    Contact: 
    Tanya Elgourt. Email: Tanya.Elgourt@providence.org

  • 04 Oct 2022 11:23 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacy Specialist -Ambulatory
    IndianapolisIN 46256
    United States
    Generally Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
    80 hours bi-weekly, Benefited

    Join our community

    Community Health Network has an excellent opportunity available within our Pharmacy team and Infectious Disease. If you are looking for challenging work and meaningful advancement, then you should consider a career with Community.


    Where you fit in
    As part of a very progressive Ambulatory Care pharmacy team at Community Health Network, you will participate in growing pharmacy services within Infectious Disease Clinics using a collaborative team based approach.  By means of a collaborative drug therapy agreement, you may make medication changes, as appropriate. You will do everything from collaborate with Infectious Diseases (ID) physicians for optimal HIV and Hepatitis C medication selection and monitoring, participate in managing patients receiving outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT), aid in ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship efforts, and serve as a resource for ID-related drug information questions.  

    Other aspects of this position include taking leadership role with staff education, guideline/policy development and implementation, and participation in performance improvement initiatives. You will have opportunities to mentor and teach pharmacy students and pharmacy residents along with serving as a clinical resource for the pharmacy staff. Your expertise in your field will allow you to advance the level of patient care to achieve the best possible outcomes.


    Your exceptional skills
    • You have strong communication skills and an collaborative approach to patient care
    • You are able to work closely with physicians and health care teams, while providing direct patient care
    • Ability to a collaborative drug therapy agreement, meeting with patients individually to provide extensive drug and disease state education with a particular focus on patients living with HIV. 
    • You are highly motivated to expand infectious disease pharmacy services as appropriate
    • You are able work closely with patients to overcome medication adherence issues
    • With the assistance of medication assistance coordinators, you are able to assist patients in obtaining cost effective medications
    • Ability to serve as a drug information resource for the other providers and office staff, answering medication therapy questions
    • Ability to monitor for drug-therapy-related adverse events by performing/ordering the appropriate clinical or laboratory tests.
    • You are able to engage in population health projects to impact the lives of patients we serve
    • You have a clear understanding of quality improvement principles
    • You have the ability to precept pharmacy students and residents

    Your exceptional qualifications
    • Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy, Bachelor or PharmD; Doctorate degree
    • Indiana Pharmacist license
    • Successful completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Infectious Disease Pharmacy Residency/or HIV Residency or a minimum of five (5) years in an Ambulatory infectious disease setting
    • Experience working under a drug therapy agreement in a clinical setting is strongly encouraged 
    • Board certification as a Board Certified Infectious Disease Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist or Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist is required within 2 years of accepting the position
    • Certification as an HIV Pharmacist (AAHIVP) 

    Your life at Community
    You work hard to provide our patients with the exceptional care, and you deserve benefits to match. Community offers a unique employment package that encompasses not only your day-to-day job, but also your career.

    You will have the opportunity to grow your career thanks to scholarships and tuition reimbursement from the Community Health Network Foundation, and receive recognition for your achievements.

    Apply today for immediate consideration

    A representative and diverse workforce

    At Community Health Network, we build teams that deliver exceptional care through empathy, communication and collaboration. Caregivers play a vital role in our mission as they fulfill our PRIIDE values: Patients First. Relationships. Integrity. Inclusion. Diversity. Excellence.

    Community is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, aiming to ensure that caregivers feel empowered, recognized and respected in our environment at all times. We value different perspectives by actively seeking a diverse workforce that is inclusive and equitable to all. For more information on how we work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion to provide culturally-competent care that meets your individual needs, visit eCommunity.com/diversity.


  • 30 Sep 2022 1:27 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Ambulatory Infectious Disease. Tufts Medical Center

    Location
    Tufts Medical Center. Boston, MA

    Contact
    Katlyn Grossman, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP – kgrossman@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

    General Description and Goals

    This clinical pharmacy specialist is responsible for medication management for patients treated in an Infectious Disease Clinic primarily focused on supporting patients living with HIV (PLWH), hepatitis, and on complex outpatient antimicrobial therapy. They collaborate with other healthcare professionals to design, implement, monitor, evaluate and modify pharmacotherapy to ensure safe, effective and economical patient care, particularly for patients receiving specialty drugs. The pharmacist identifies potential or actual adverse events resulting from drug therapy and recommends or initiates the necessary treatment. They identify barriers to medication adherence incorporating patient characteristics such as cultural, religious and personal beliefs, socioeconomic status, healthcare literacy and logistics. The pharmacist works closely with the care team and patient to improve access to and / or modify drug therapy to overcome barriers. Clinical pharmacy specialists provide leadership by facilitating the development, implementation and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes. They educate professional staff members, students, interns and residents. They initiate and participate in drug therapy research.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Participating in the care of patients seen in the infectious disease clinic as well as  in a primary care or medical, surgical or pediatric specialty clinic
    • Gathering, reconciling and documenting patients’ medication histories to help facilitate the refill program and assist in patient education and motivation for adherence to drug regimen
    • Evaluating and documenting patients’ medication taking behaviors and designing strategies for improving drug therapy adherence when necessary
    • Working with patients, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurse, physicians, social workers and case managers facilitate access to medications
    • Coordinating with acute care pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to ensure safe and effective transitions from inpatient to outpatient care
    • Ensuring compliance with quality and regulatory standards
    • Creating and maintaining institutional guidelines, protocols and policies
    • Serving as a preceptor for pharmacy residents and pharmacy students

    Credentials

    The successful candidate must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a BS in pharmacy or a PharmD degree. The ideal candidate has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, has completed a general pharmacy practice residency and a specialty residency. Candidates without formal postgraduate training should have at least three years of practice experience in an ambulatory care setting.  An understanding of prescription benefit plans is desirable.

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Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists •  403 W. Saint Charles, Suite B, Lombard, IL 60148
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