Pharmacists are integral members of the health care team at UC Davis Health. They share responsibility for comprehensive medication management, distirbution of medications to inpatients and ambulatory patients, oversight and development of treatment guidelines and formulary management, stewardship of high-cost drug therapy, teaching for pharmacy students, residents and staff, clinical research, participation in Department and Hospital Committees, task forces, strategic planning and key inititiatives related to pharmaceutical care.
This position will work in the Transplant Specialty Clinics and Specialty Pharmacy to provide services to patients and assist patients in getting their medications. The pharmacist’s responsibility is to monitor drug therapy to achieve desired outcomes and to avoid drug toxicity and the dosing of medication based on patient demographics, available treatment guidelines and response. The pharmacist works as an integral part of the patient care team and assists physicians and nurses in providing drug therapy.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
California Board of Pharmacy License or license eligible
Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency required
Completion of PGY2 Residency in area of position emphasis (Transplant) or 10 years of equivalent experience similar clinical practice (>/=70%) in an academic medical center setting
Thorough understanding and competency with aseptic technique and safe handling of hazardous meds.
Computer skills that facilitate Clinical patient data medication order entry and other basic clinical software programs.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and educate patients about their medication therapy.
Written and oral communication skills to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions to, and to elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand, including individuals who are ill or distressed, or who may not speak English.
Knowledge of current ambulatory care guidelines (i.e. NCEP, JNC, ADA).
Demonstrated, ability to identify medication-related problems in patients, communicate them to a patient's physician and offer recommendations.
Complete working knowledge of, and skill to apply, practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise.
Decision-making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to act, and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached.
Experience with navigating third party reimbursement programs
Experience precepting, and evaluating residents and students
The position will include day shifts, evening shifts, night shifts and rotating weekend shifts.Basic CPR certification required upon employment. TB skin testing required annually. Must have good personal hygiene and dress in a professional manner consistent with the Departmental professional behavior policy. Abide by Departmental attendance standards. Special protective equipment must be used for required preparation of hazardous substances and spill cleanup.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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