Clinical Pharmacist Lead, Infectious Diseases
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking a Clinical Pharmacists Lead that will provide comprehensive pharmacy care and leadership for the area of Infectious Disease.
- Provides comprehensive pharmacy care and oversight of specialty service. Reviews patient drug therapy and care plan with medical staff and other health care professionals. Provides pharmacokinetic dosing and other drug therapy consultations. Manages the pharmaceutical care of specific patients.
- Develops and assesses the clinical pharmacy program/service. Develops new clinical programs and services and evaluates/improves existing programs. Develops and conducts evaluation of programs/service related to performance improvement resource management, clinical and cost effectiveness/quality, prevention and detection of adverse drug events, benchmarking, etc. Develops methods for measuring, monitoring, and interpreting clinical, economic and other outcomes; medication use evaluations; target medication-intervention programs.
- Serves as the Pharmacy departmental liaison for pharmacy, medical, nursing and other health care professionals.
- Serves as the educational resource for the organization within specialty. Provides in-service trainings for pharmacy, medical, nursing, and other health care professional staffs. Addresses the learning needs of the staff in response to emerging drug therapies and new uses of existing drug products. Tracks drugs in development and those under review by the DFA, assessing potential impact on the organization.
- Leads or participates in organizational initiatives that optimize drug therapy management. Identifies drug-related problems and develops practice guidelines, protocols or procedures. Participates in the development of clinical pathways/guidelines.
- Serves as a preceptor for students/residents rotating through specialty practice area.
To be considered candidates must be graduates of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy along with having current NH licensure. In this role, one year of combined clinical pharmacy/specialty and/or residency experience is required. Pharm D is preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, with the ability to set priorities and make critical decisions. Effective oral and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated interpersonal and team skills are essential for this position.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.