112864 - Staff Pharmacist II - Transitions of Care
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#112864 Staff Pharmacist II - Transitions of CareFiling Deadline: Fri 12/17/2021
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/18/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/30/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under general supervision, the Pharmacist II is responsible for provision and documentation of medications and medication-related services to patients according to standards established by the Department of Pharmacy. The pharmacist II will serve as preceptor to pharmacy residents and students as assigned and will participate in Medical Center and Departmental committees and promote institution-wide medication use policy.
The Pharmacist II will be responsible for providing direct patient care to patients in various populations at UCSD Health through the transitions of care model and heart failure clinic. The pharmacist will work in collaboration with providers, perform medication reconciliation, counsel patients upon discharge, conduct post discharge follow ups, and other duties as assigned. The pharmacist will work under Collaborative Practice Agreements to provide optimized guideline directed care, patient education/counseling, optimize therapeutic outcomes, and address adherence barriers. The target patient population may include (but is not limited) heart failure patients, patients with HIV, internal medicine patients.
Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision; a person who is open to new ideas; and a creative and flexible individual who is comfortable working in a large, complex organization. Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability. Must be able to work variable shifts to include weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacy state and federal regulations; interpersonal and customer service skills; supervisory skills to include workload management; ability to operate computer systems; demonstrate teaching skills and writing skills. Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences. Work with the physicians and the pharmacy staff to provide justification for obtaining authorization for medications.
Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or equivalent clinical experience.
Registered Pharmacist - issued by the state of California (RPH)
Pharmacy residency or equivalent clinical experience.
- Four (4+) or more years of experience,
- Experience in transitions of care
- Experience with working with heart failure patients
*Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.*Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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