The Clinical Pharmacist provides quality pharmaceutical care defined as being responsible for assuring the provision of safe, efficacious and cost-effective medication therapy for all patients. The Clinical Pharmacist will develop, recommend and monitor evidence based pharmacotherapy care plans for patients cared for by Geisinger with emphasis on patient outcomes and quality of life. These care plans include the assessment of patient’s medications for indication, effectiveness, safety and adherence issues as well as patient and laboratory parameter monitoring, documentation requirements and outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacist will utilize integrated and routine communication with all health care professionals as well as patients concerning medication therapy management. Also, the Clinical Pharmacist performs operational and clinical functions as well as completes projects as assigned; provides assistance and in-depth drug information to medical personnel; meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Mutually agreed upon goals and objectives will be established and reviewed on a yearly basis
Integration with the pharmacy residency training program (where applicable) and mentoring of other pharmacists and pharmacy students will be considered high priorities within the strategic development plan.
Works under the general direction of the Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Director of Pharmacy and the Regional Director of Pharmacy.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates clinical and operational pharmacy practice knowledge and skills.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team based environment.
Requires successful completion of Geisinger certification programs and continuing to fulfill ongoing competency requirements.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical pharmacy setting.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an accredited college and current licensure or eligibility for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy required. In the absence of a PharmD, a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy with appropriate clinical pharmacy experience will substitute.
Pharmacy Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) residency experience or equivalent clinical experience preferred.
Internal Number: 45044
Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.