Clinical Pharmacist HR CNS

Northwestern Medicine Wheaton , IL 60189

Posted 2 months ago

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

Description

  • Reviews patient medical records to determine appropriateness for home infusion therapy.

  • Completes order verification and dispensing based on clinical information.

  • Provides telephonic patient consultations

  • Navigates electronic medical records and documents progress notes and other formal communications, as indicated.

  • Monitors pharmacy care plan throughout course of therapy.

  • Conducts medication reconciliation and makes interventions, when indicated.

  • Establishes and builds professional relationships with patients and care team.

  • Makes evidence-based recommendations and interventions, when indicated.

  • Provides drug information to members of health care team and patient/caregiver(s). Counsels patients and/or caregiver(s) when indicated. Responds to clinical inquires in a timely manner.

  • Ensures safe selection of line care supplies to support the infusion.

  • Works with the team to determine appropriate methodology of drug administration (e.g., IV push, ambulatory pump infusion, gravity infusion, elastomeric device, etc.).

  • Monitors, doses, and manages drugs such as aminoglycoside and vancomycin.

  • Actively communicates clinical updates to referring providers.

  • Manages TPNs in collaboration with home infusion dietician and care team.

  • Oversees quality of compounded sterile preparations to ensure USP <797> adherence. Supports cleanroom operations, as needed.

  • Troubleshoots problems with devices for patients/caregivers and/or home health and hospice nurses.

  • Partners with technicians and other team members to create a high-efficiency work environment.

  • Actively participates in team meetings and other initiatives, as requested.

  • Provides on-call support per rotating schedule.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned and indicated.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy

  • Current, active (in good standing) IL Pharmacist license

  • Minimum of 2 years acute care (hospital) setting or home infusion experience

Preferred:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy

  • Completion of an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

  • Board Certification (e.g., BCPS, BCACP, BCGP)

  • MTM certification (e.g., APhA)

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