ADVANCE PRACTICE PHARMACIST - Medication Therapy Management in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4077 Fifth Avenue
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
    Pharmacy
  • Date Posted:
    7/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    1025838

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.


As part of the Scripps Health pharmacy team, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians provide a broad range of clinical services at our sites and work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to deliver high-quality, efficient services to patients and staff. They enjoy a practice environment that offers state-of-the-art technology and innovative tools in a collaborative and supportive workplace.

The Advance Practice Pharmacist assumes clinical pharmacy leadership responsibilities for area of specialized care. Active in hospital and system clinical program planning. Provides direct patient care as a provider under the privileges and credentialing program of Scripps Health pharmacy department. Operates under a collaborative practice agreement in the area of specialization identified. Participates in evaluation and management of diseases and health conditions including: performing patient assessment, orders and interprets laboratory values, and can refer patients to other providers. Initiates, adjusts, modifies or discontinues drug therapy within the scope of the collaborative practice agreement and area of specialization. Collaborates with healthcare team to provide optimal medication management for patients within defined practice area. Evaluates the clinical practice for patient care and monitors process for continuous improvement. Participates in research, publication and presentations at state and national organizations. Oversees pharmacy program within their area of specialization ensuring competencies of pharmacists, up to date protocols and drug therapy guidelines and oversees quality assurance in defined area of practice. This is a pharmacy leadership position functioning to advance practice within a designated scope of responsibility.

This is for a full time position with day shifts.

Job Requirements

Required:
  • BS Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree
  • 3-5 years experience in a Clinic pharmacy practice and Outpatient pharmacy practice in area of specialization
  • PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency or equivalent experience
  • 1 year of practice in area of specialization working under collaborative agreement or health system protocols
  • California Pharmacist License
  • AHA BLS for the health care provider and ACLS certifications required prior to being trained to respond to codes
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or other nationally accredited certification
Preferred:
  • Knowledge of 340B regulations highly preferred.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.