Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neurosciences and Neurocritical Care

Johns Hopkins Healthcare
Baltimore, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Neurosciences and Neurocritical Care Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Description: The Department of Pharmacy, consistent with the mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine, prioritizes teaching, research and patient care. At Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the department is responsible for providing acute care pharmacy services for a diverse population of medical and surgical patients, with additional services provided in ambulatory clinics. Within the department, there are 17 acute care and ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Specialists as well as 3 PGY1 Pharmacy Residents. Working collaboratively with Johns Hopkins physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, clinical pharmacy specialists are responsible for the provision of clinical pharmacy services across a broad range of patient care areas including Anticoagulation, Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pain and Palliative Care, and Maternal and Child Health. Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager of Decentralized and Clinical Pharmacy Services, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Neurosciences and Neurocritical Care will support 8 ICU and 23 non-ICU beds by working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to provide specialized pharmaceutical care, review and report on medication safety concerns, develop and apply medication use policies, facilitate staff member competency, and participate in research activities. The unit mix is typically comprised of about two-thirds neurology and one-third neurosurgery patients. This clinical specialist will also serve as a pharmacy representative to Neurology Joint Practice and Safety Committee at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Neurosciences and Neurocritical Care will serve as an expert resource for drug information and education for patients, students, residents, pharmacists, as well as other health care practitioners. The clinical specialist will serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents in our ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program as well as to PGY2 Pharmacy Residents from the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Faculty appointments are available through affiliation with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Additionally, this Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will generate and support pharmacy research and scholarly contributions while seeking to assume a leadership role in the profession of pharmacy. Required qualifications for this position include the completion of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency. A specialized PGY-2 residency in Critical Care, Pharmacotherapy, Internal Medicine or relevant specialty training, or equivalent years of experience in practice is also preferred. BCPS or BCCCP certification is preferred. Interested individuals for this position should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Javier Vazquez, PharmD, MS Director of Pharmacy Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 4940 Eastern Avenue- Building AA Room AA119 Baltimore, MD 21224 Office: 410-550-0977 E-mail: Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

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