Antithrombotic Hospital Inpatient Staff Pharmacist

Chicago , IL
RPh on the Go Pharmacy - Staff Pharmacist - IV Certified Contract 05/04 Apply

RPh on the Go is searching for an Antithrombotic experienced Inpatient Hospital Pharmacist.

Antithrombotic Clinic:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for monitoring pharmaceutical care to the company's patients requiring anticoagulation:

  • review and manage all incoming non-critical and critical INR results according to established company protocols
  • determine the necessary anticoagulation medication dose adjustments and appropriate schedule for laboratory follow-up testing

• provide anticoagulation bridge therapy dosing plans per company protocols

  • communicate directly with managing/referring physicians and their staffs to provide concise, applicable, comprehensive and timely responses to questions related to refill requests, lab results, and other relevant patient care management questions
  • appropriately document all clinical interventions as well as all clinical recommendations

Medication Therapy Management and Chronic Disease State Management Clinic:

  • regularly perform comprehensive medication reviews and promote and educate providers on medication reconciliation
  • assist physicians with initiation, titration, dose adjustment and discontinuation of medications
  • monitor and recommend appropriate labs for chronic disease state management per company protocols
  • educate patients with chronic diseases on the importance of adherence with their medications, facilitate and monitor their compliance with pharmacological treatments
  • Review and update scientific data on medications to assist in the process of formulary update
  • participate in the process of obtaining medications via patient assistance programs sponsored by pharmaceutical companies

General:

  • participate in educational activities for physicians, nurses and pharmacists and contribute to relevant company staff development projects
  • serve as the contact person responsible for arranging pharmaceutical company sponsored programs at company facilities
  • serve as a consultant on medication management for physicians, nurses and pharmacy staff
  • participate in the development, implementation, review and revision of relevant company protocols and other quality initiative projects
  • complete assigned duties accurately and with a high level of attention to detail; adapt quickly to changes in workload and schedule; handle interruptions and stress appropriately; exercise sound professional judgment ,
  • shall be a permanent member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Medical Standards Committee
  • develop and implement protocols for monitoring and distributing pharmaceutical samples in-house to ensure full compliance with applicable laws, recalls, and expiration dates.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • ASHP accredited PGYl residency
  • A PGY2 residency or 2-3 years equivalent experience in Ambulatory Care
  • Licensed or eligible for Illinois licensure as professional pharmacist
  • Board certification is recommended
  • Experience managing patients in Antithrombotic Clinic
  • Experience managing medication regimens for patients with complex, chronic diseases

• Active membership in local, state, or national pharmacy organizations preferred

  • Bilingual in Spanish or Polish preferred
  • Hospital Inpatient experience is a must; 2 years minimum.
  • Must have IV experience.
  • MUST be able to commit to the Full length of assignment with a possibility of an extension.
  • MUST have a clean and valid State Pharmacist license.
  • MUST be able to start immediately, upon completion of compliance requirements

Job Needs:

  • Active and clean pharmacist license
  • 1-2 or more years of recent inpatient hospital pharmacy experience

For confidential inquiries, email your resume to:

Linda Haubach at linda.haubach@rphonthego.com or call 847- 588-7486.

All resumes and inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. View our website at www.rphonthego.com to learn more about our company.

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