The Clinical Staff II Pharmacist position focuses on inpatient care with an emphasis in a variety of patient care areas (e.g. Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pain and Palliative Care, Nutrition Support). The Staff II Clinical pharmacist will work primarily in the inpatient setting; cover select specialty services and provide distribution support to hospitalized patients.
The staff II Clinical pharmacist is responsible for directing and maintaining drug therapy across the continuum of care, providing comprehensive service based monitoring on select services, as well as focused monitoring in the areas of supportive care/symptom management, antimicrobial management, anticoagulation, and parenteral nutrition therapy. The Staff II Clinical pharmacist continuously seeks out interventions by making rounds with the medical teams and offering suggestions on individualized medication regimens. The pharmacist is an integral member of the health care team, also contributing to drug distribution activities, providing drug information, serving as a preceptor to pharmacy students and residents, conducting clinical research, and participating in department and hospital committees, task forces and work groups. They foster excellent interdepartmental relationships and provide quality and cost effective pharmaceutical care to all patients, employees and medical staff of UCDMC.
California Board of Pharmacy license or license eligible and possess license at time of hire
Completion of PGY1 Acute Care Residency required
Completion of PGY2 Residency in area of position emphasis (e.g. Critical Care, Infectious Disease, Nutrition Support, Oncology, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology); or equivalent experience consisting of PGY1 plus a minimum of 3 years of similar clinical practice (>/= 70%) in an academic medical center setting
Complete working knowledge of, and skill and experience to apply practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise.
Working knowledge of regulations and safety requirements for safe handling, preparation, and administration of hazardous drugs.
Thorough understanding and competency with aseptic technique and safe handling of hazardous medications.
Ability to review and assess appropriateness/safety of physician’s orders for complex regimens Demonstrated mathematical skills sufficient to accurately perform pharmacy calculations.
Hospital pharmacy operations experience, comprehensive knowledge of hospital practice
Knowledge of or ability to learn health system regulatory and accreditation standards.
Previous experience with data collection and analysis and application to performance improvement.
Experience with EPIC or other CPOE systems
Employees hired into this position will have exposure to hazardous drugs and must follow institutional policies regarding required personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe handling of hazardous drugs. Candidate will be required to work, days evenings, weekends and holidays. May be required, to work occasional night shift base on needs of department.
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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