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  • 03 Feb 2022 1:51 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital

    FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
    Infection Control/Emp Health
    Schedule: Full Time - 40 Hours per Week
    Shift: Day Shift
    Hours: 8a-5p

    Job Details:

    FirstHealth of the Carolinas is seeking an engaging, proactive clinical pharmacist to collaborate with ID physicians, pharmacists and other providers to optimize appropriate antibiotic utilization and help build our Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) program. The Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Disease Pharmacist (AMS pharmacist) is a visible and integrated member of the multidisciplinary team at FirstHealth of the Carolinas. They will work with our other AMS pharmacist, ID providers and pharmacy leadership to oversee, develop and coordinate activities that improve the antimicrobial medication use process and patient safety.

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  • 03 Feb 2022 8:32 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Project Coordinator for Antimicrobial Stewardship with the California Department of Public Health Healthcare-Associated Infections Program

    This is a is a remote position with selected on-site meetings at our Richmond, CA campus. 

    Description

    The Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program in the Center for Health Care Quality, California Department of Public Health, is responsible for the prevention, surveillance, and reporting of infections in California as mandated by the Health and Safety Code. With support from federal funding, the HAI Program employs infection preventionists, public health educators, epidemiologists, and other staff to develop strategies and perform activities for the prevention of HAI and antimicrobial-resistant infections associated with the receipt of healthcare.

    The HAI Program has developed a multiyear strategy to promote antimicrobial stewardship (AS) in California healthcare facilities. This includes implementing projects promoting AS, particularly among underserved populations, and analyzing antimicrobial use and resistance (AUR) data to inform these activities. The AS Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the strategy by working directly with local health departments, healthcare facilities, and other stakeholders to support the promotion and coordination of AS activities across the state

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    For questions, please contact Jane Kriengkaukiat at Jane.Kriengkauykiat@cdph.ca.gov


  • 31 Jan 2022 9:00 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Infectious Diseases

    Location: UAMS Medical Center, Little Rock, AR 

    Description:

    This job will expand our already existing team. With the addition of a second pharmacist to the team, dedicated time will be split between Clinical ID and Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clinical ID time will be spent supporting and rounding with Infectious Diseases consult team(s). UAMS has 3 ID consult teams: general consults, transplant ID, and orthopedic infectious diseases. Additionally, there is an Internal medicine/ID lead team that is attended by ID. While providing ID support, there will be experiential teaching opportunities with the UAMS College of Pharmacy and precepting for the UAMS PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency. There will also be dedicated time with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP). The UAMS ASP has been in place for 10 years, and utilizes different strategies and tools to optimize antimicrobial use.

    UAMS is a 500 bed academic medical center/level 1 trauma center located in Little Rock, AR and is the only academic medical center in the state of Arkansas. UAMS has a bone marrow transplant program and solid organ transplant program, providing a diverse patient population. There are 4 PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and a critical care PGY-2 pharmacy resident, with a hope to start a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency.

    Contact information:

    Please feel free to reach out to Katie Lusardi (ktlusardi@uams.edu) with any questions!

    Hiring manager: Sherry Myatt (smmyatt@uams.edu)

    Apply Here 


  • 24 Jan 2022 8:38 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Translational Science

    College/School/Unit: College of Pharmacy

    Department: Division of Pharmacotherapy

    Posted: Jan 19, 2022

    Apply By: Open until filled

    Description

    The UT Austin College of Pharmacy's https://pharmacy.utexas.edu/research-practice/college-divisions/pharmacotherapy 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, 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.

    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 UT Health San Antonio campus. Our college aims to be an exemplar of intersectional and inclusive excellence through a rigorous approach to the understanding of intercultural engagement in our ever-expanding global world and knowledge economy. Our commitment to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion can be https://pharmacy.utexas.edu/about/equity-diversity.

    Qualifications

    Candidates must have a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college/school of pharmacy and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas, plus a Ph.D. 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. Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment as an Associate Professor must have evidence of sustained extramural funding as a Principal Investigator.

    Application Instructions

    Applicants must submit their letter of intent, a detailed CV, 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 Translational Sciences. Applicants must submit a list of five, arms-length references. Applications received before March 1, 2022 will receive priority review, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2022.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    To apply, click below. 

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  • 02 Dec 2021 11:03 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    MUHA EB32 - Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Antimicrobial Stewardship, Florence & Lancaster Divisions

    Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

    Hours per week: 40

    Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Days

    Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

    Job Summary/Purpose: To provide pharmaceutical care in order to optimize patient outcomes. To collaborate with others to improve systems of care. To disseminate knowledge related to pharmaceutical care.

    Minimum Training and Education: Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completion of pharmacy residency program; two years of clinical or hospital pharmacy experience may substitute for the clinical pharmacy residency program. Eligibility for licensure as a Pharmacist by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.

    Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

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  • 29 Nov 2021 12:48 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    University of Washington Medical Center /  Seattle Cancer Care Alliance / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center: Seattle, WA

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) combines the adult and pediatric oncology patient care services of three world-renowned cancer care institutions Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. The SCCA Pharmacist team provides extensive pharmaceutical care to inpatient and ambulatory patients. In addition to direct care, pharmacists participate in drug therapy consults, conduct clinical research protocols, provide patient/family/staff education, and precept pharmacy students and residents.

    The Pharmacist 3 will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, with a focus on optimizing the use of antimicrobial agents in our ambulatory clinic. They will be actively involved in development and implementation of guidelines, education, and evaluation of antimicrobial usage. The Pharmacist 3 must have strong background in infectious disease to work with the Antimicrobial Stewardship program at the SCCA clinic, joining the team made up of an attending physician, Advanced Practice Practitioners, and an additional Infectious Disease Pharmacist. This person will partner together with the team to implement institutional guidelines and engage in process improvement work to promote the appropriate use of antimicrobials. Additionally, this individual will provide expertise to support the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) program and infectious disease clinic. The pharmacist will participate in designing safe, cost effective therapies and provide education to health-care practitioners. As part of the health-care team our clinical pharmacists work closely with the medical staff and nursing to advise on appropriate and safe medication therapy. In addition to direct patient care, pharmacists participate in daily rounds, provide drug therapy consults, participate in clinical research, and provide staff/patient and family education, and precept pharmacy students and residents.

    Clinical responsibilities

    Clinical:

    • Work with the physician to define and implement institutional guidelines for appropriate use of antimicrobials.
    • Round with selected teams on a regular basis.
    • Facilitate transition of appropriate patients to ambulatory antimicrobial therapy.
    • Attend microbiology plate rounds.
    • Improve antimicrobial prescribing practices through education of provider staff and clinical pharmacy staff.
    • Evaluate trends of antimicrobial resistance throughout the UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
    • Review and provide feedback to providers on antimicrobial use
    • Participate in DUE and organizational process improvement projects.
    • Work in partnership with Infection Prevention.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Academic:

    • Primary preceptorship of pharmacy practice and specialty residents and PharmD candidates.
    • Education of provider staff and other healthcare providers.
    • Presentations to pharmacy staff and other health-care providers when appropriate.
    • Didactic teaching of PharmD candidates at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.
    • Publication of clinical literature in professional journals.
    • Attendance and participation in local, regional and national conferences and educational meetings.

    Time Commitment:

    • Currently approved as a 0.5 FTE (Full time equivalent)
    • Opportunities to pair this with partial FTE in pharmacy operations to comprise 1.0 FTE
    • Opportunity for expansion to full 1.0 FTE may be possible in future

    Requirements:

    Two years of experience in pharmacy practice. Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month-for-month for the experience. State of Washington Pharmacist License required prior to starting. Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency or fellowship training preferred.

    Contacts:

    For more information about the position please email:

    Clinical Manager: Mary Chi PharmD (marychi@seattlecca.org)

    SCCA Antimicrobial Stewardship Team: Frank Tverdek Pharm D (ftverdek@seattlecca.org) and Catherine Liu MD (Catherine.liu@fredhutch.org)

    Apply Here


  • 15 Nov 2021 3:42 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Position Title: Medical Science Liaison – AL, GA, MS, North FL

    Req ID – 2105980037W

    Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Medical Science Liaison – Infectious Diseases & Vaccines to cover the Southeast (AL, GA, MS, North FL) territory.

     

    Janssen IDV is working diligently to address some of the biggest health threats of our time, through treatments and cures, and preventive and therapeutic vaccines.

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  • 05 Nov 2021 4:13 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Home Infusion

    Job Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases/OPAT

    Location: Baltimore, MD

    Contact: Adrienne Shepardson, PharmD, Infusion Pharmacy Operations Manager - ashepar6@jhmi.edu,

    410-288-8159

    Details: The Johns Hopkins Home Care Group is seeking a motivated individual to assume a clinical leadership position in infectious diseases ambulatory and home care practice. The individual will work with an interdisciplinary team to provide clinical management and oversight for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services, including supporting transitions of care services from acute care to home infusion and skilled nursing facilities under a collaborative practice drug therapy management agreement. The individual will develop and apply medication use policies, lead quality improvement initiatives for OPAT services, support the development of ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship services, and participate in research activities. The individual will work closely with physicians, nurses, and pharmacists across the continuum of care to ensure safe, timely, and effective OPAT treatment and monitoring. She/he will serve as a preceptor for student pharmacists and pharmacy residents of ASHP accredited PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency programs. Faculty appointments are available through affiliations with the University of Maryland College of Pharmacy and the University of Notre Dame of Maryland College of Pharmacy. A PharmD degree is required, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency training (or equivalent experience) is required, and PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency training with OPAT and home infusion experience is preferred.

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  • 03 Nov 2021 2:03 PM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Title: Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist

    Locations: OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby Hospitals


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  • 01 Oct 2021 11:24 AM | Shelley Warnock (Administrator)

    Title: Clinical Pharmacist – Infectious Diseases / Internal Medicine

    Site: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

    Contact:

    Ramy Elshaboury, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID

    Clinical Pharmacy Manager

    Medicine, Surgery & Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Services

    Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency

    relshaboury@mgh.harvard.edu

    Description:

    This joint position will support the continued advancement of the Anti-infective Stewardship Programs (ASP) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). This ID Clinical Pharmacist will help advance the mission of the program while:

    • Serving as a liaison between the MGH Infectious Diseases and Internal/Hospital Medicine pharmacy teams
    • Providing direct patient care within the multi-disciplinary Infectious Diseases and Med-Surg inpatient teams at MGH.

    Clinical Pharmacists assume responsibility and accountability for the provision of safe, effective, and prompt medication therapy. Clinical Pharmacists proficiently provide direct patient-centered care and integrated pharmacy operational services in a decentralized practice setting 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 deliver medication therapy management within specialty patient care services 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 Pharmacists serve as a departmental resources and liaisons 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 clinical research and practice advancement projects as well as patient care quality and regulatory compliance initiatives designed to improve medication-use processes or pharmacy practice. Clinical Pharmacists provide medication and practice-related education/training and actively serve as preceptors for pharmacy residents and Doctor of Pharmacy students (MGH Pharmacy Residency website: https://www.massgeneral.org/education/pharmacy-residency.

    Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations:   

    • Current licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Massachusetts (or eligible) required
    • Board Certification in area of expertise is required within 18 months of hire (if not already certified)

    Experience:

    • Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency required and PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency or Fellowship preferred
    • Clinical pharmacy experience (2-4 years) in a hospital / infectious diseases setting required
    • Exceptional aptitude or knowledge may be considered in lieu of experience. Extensive clinical experience and development may be considered in lieu of formal training.

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