CLINICAL PHARMACY SPECIALIST - Transition of Care

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Feb 02, 2017
Closes
Apr 04, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Leigh Hospital has an opening for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Transition of Care. This position is full time (40 hr/week) day shift.

You will be responsible for comprehensive and quality pharmacy services to patients transitioning among care settings; support collaboration with patients and other healthcare providers to provide pharmacotherapy recommendations during hospital admissions and discharge; and serve as a clinical expert and resource as well as oversee pharmacy staff activities involving transitions of care.

Manages patient drug therapy in accordance with the medical staff approved clinical practice standards. Maintains current knowledge of drug use through continuing education. Serves as the primary resource for drug information within the hospital. Assures the appropriateness of all physician medication orders. Precepts pharmacy students as assigned.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - PHARMACY

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Pharmacist - 3 years

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Pharmacist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Three years of experience or completion of PGY2 can be substituted for the 3 years of experience. BLS required within six months of hire. Will consider pharmacists not licensed in Virginia due to relocation. Must have Virginia license within 90 days of Sentara start date.

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