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Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 2:01 AM

I. Position Summary:
The pharmacist is responsible for the safe, effective and cost-effective selection and utilization of medications for the patients in which they serve. The pharmacist uses advanced knowledge, skills, and professional judgment in all aspects of his or her work.

The pharmacist will serve as a leader of pharmacy services including adult and pediatric inpatient areas and satellites, specialty areas such as operating rooms, and outpatient services. The pharmacist is responsible for directly supervising support personnel in the immediate assigned area and may act as supervisor in situations as assigned.

The pharmacist serves as a patient advocate when planning and implementing
pharmaceutical care. By considering the patient’s disease state(s), age, lab values, and other
pertinent information, the pharmacist evaluates medication orders and intervenes when appropriate.
As a member of a multidisciplinary rounding team, the pharmacist will collaborate with other
healthcare professionals and represent pharmacy in a knowledgeable and professional manner. In
addition to planning and implementing pharmaceutical care, the rounding pharmacist will ensure
regulatory and quality measures are followed (SCIP, Core Measures, etc).

Cost-effective utilization of medications will be reviewed by the pharmacist during patient rounds,
order entry and while performing medication use evaluations (MUEs). As needed, the pharmacist
will provide recommendations and/or literature to prescribers supporting the use of formulary
agents. The specialist will also establish and review evidence-based order sets within their

Individuals in this position will strive to advance personal and departmental pharmaceutical
knowledge. The pharmacist is expected to stay current on literature related to pharmacy practice
and to engage others in learning through staff in-servicing and other education as needed.

The pharmacist specialist will be an active member of at least one of the following hospital committees: P&T Committee, Code Blue Committee, Medication Safety, NICU/PICU/Peds, Pain Management, Stroke Council, HCAHPS Committee, Infection Prevention, Cancer Committee or other committee as designated by the Director of Pharmacy. The specialist will also establish at least one project per calendar year with a goal of improving clinical practice or drug utilization (topic approved by pharmacy management).

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