University of Maryland Baltimore is currently seeking an Advanced Practice Pharmacist to join the School of Pharmacy, Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville, Maryland. The selected candidate p rovides an advan ce d leve l of clinical services at the prof essi onal level focusing on med i cation use in pati ents and populations . May have responsibilities i n admi nistration and/or supervision of staff or drug uti l iza t i on reporting.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Reviews, analyzes and inte rp rets patient information including health re cords, medical forms, laboratory work and records of past medication use. Analyzes drug usage trends in large databases .
Activel y monitors medication use in individual patients and populations.
Interacts with p r escribers and other health professiona l s regarding appropriate medication use, medication safety and pharmacotherapeutic monitoring.
Documents consultations and prescr i ber i nteractions, creates r eports that summarize cli n ical activity and presents them to supervisors, review ers ad oversight panels .
Coordinates activities with officials from state ag enci es and/or state appointed vendors to faci li tate patient access to appropriate medication.
Performs fo r mulary reviews as assigned.
May attend rounds or treatment team meetings.
May provide quality i mprovement services necessary for accreditation, certification or maintenance of permits and l icenses.
May perform administrative duties, such as staff supervision, scheduling and coordination of services.
May prece p t ph armacy students and residents.
May review patient medicati on profil es, di spense and di s tribute medi cation.
May partic i pate in collaborative drug therapy management .
Bachel or degree i n pharmacy required. Doctoral degree i n pharmacy (PharmD) preferred .
Current pharmacist l icensure i n good standing that will be e l i gib l e for reciprocity with State of Maryland,Board of Pharmacy.Able to secure and retain an acti ve State of Maryland Pharmacist l ice nse for employment.
One (1) year post baccalaureate or post - doctoral residency plus one (1) year of experience.
OR two (2) years post baccalaureate or post-doctoral re sidency.
OR certification i n a relevant specialty by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties or Commiss i on for Certi fication i n Geriat ri c P h armacy.
Direct patient management, collaborative drug therapy management or prescriptive authority expe ri ence i s preferred and highly valued.
CONDITION OF EMPLO YMENT: Cand i dat es selected for employment may be subject to medical i nquiries and/or medical examinations to determin e ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre - emp loym ent and random drug t esting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their indications, interactions and potential side effects.
Knowledge and understanding of re levan t physiol ogy, pathophysiology and disease states.
Skill in the assessment of patients and their drug regiments.
Skill in the development of pharmacothe r apeutic plans.
Skill in teaching health professional students and residents.
Skill in communicating with people of all levels.
Excellent organization and time management skills .
Skill in use of relevant PC applications including MS Word and Excel and relevant library databases i ncluding Medline.
Knowl edge of relevant accreditation and certification requirements .
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Exempt Staff - E2508H
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice and Science - Academic Support
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