The ambulatory clinical pharmacist (primary care) will practice in accordance with the definition of ambulatory care pharmacy practice established by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties:
“Ambulatory care pharmacy practice is the provision of integrated, accessible health care services by pharmacists who are accountable for addressing medication needs, developing sustained partnerships with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. This is accomplished through direct patient care and medication management for ambulatory patients, long-term relationships, coordination of care, patient advocacy, wellness and health promotion, triage and referral, and patient education and self-management. The ambulatory care pharmacists may work in both an institutional and community-based clinic involved in direct care of a diverse patient population.”
The qualified applicant will report to the Director of Pharmacy and/or AMB Pharmacy Programs Manager. Roles and responsibilities of the ambulatory clinical pharmacist (primary care) will include:
Collaborate with providers and caregivers to provide coordinated, comprehensive, high-quality care to patients within the Kadlec Clinic primary care setting.
Provide comprehensive medication management services and provide collaborative drug therapy management services in clinic.
Deliver direct patient care; assess the patient, initiate and adjust medications, screen for and minimize drug interactions and adverse effects, provide disease/medication education, and explore opportunities to simplify and/or decrease the cost of the medication regimen in collaboration with the referring provider, patient, caregiver, and other care team members.
Educate team members to continually advance the quality of care delivered in Kadlec Clinics.
Support transition care management for high-risk populations
Support accountable care efforts through the provision of pharmacy services to high risk patients and address pharmacy care gaps
Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy
Post-graduate year 1 residency (PGY1) with significant ambulatory care experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience in ambulatory care with direct, collaborative patient care in lieu of residency
Washington State licensure as a Pharmacist, or ability to obtain license prior to employment
BPS Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist within 2 years of hire
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
BPS Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (current)
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