Pharmacist Clinical Specialist

HCA Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

TriStar Centennial Medical Center Nashville, TN

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Cardiology Dept.)

Shift: Full-time, Days

Our Mission- Above all else, we're committed to the care and improvement of human life.

For us, it's all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. It is demonstrated by the over 30,000 volunteer hours we provide annually, industry leading patient satisfaction scores, and defined pathways for the personal as well as professional growth of our employees. Our dedication has to awards of recognition including being named a World's Most Admired Company by Fortune Magazine. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place.

A few of the benefits we provide you:

  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Leaders

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • New Extended Family Leave

  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Hundreds of consumer discounts

  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner

About this opportunity:

Our 686 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!

The TCMC Pharmacy believes in excellence in all that we do including excellence in our service to patients and colleagues. Seeking candidate that believes in excellence in all that they do.


It is the responsibility of the clinical pharmacy specialist to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to assigned areas of specialty through integrated drug distribution, clinical services, research, and teaching. A clinical pharmacy specialist will perform and document clinical interventions to demonstrate efficacious, cost-effective pharmaceutical care. Promotion of formulary medications through drug monographs, medication use evaluations, staff education, and research is required. TriStar Centennial Medical Center has the expectation that clinical pharmacy specialists will obtain and maintain board certification within two years of hire to ensure that the public receives the level of pharmacy services that will ultimately improve a patient's quality of life.

General Essential Functions:
1.Provides clinical service and drug information to patients, physicians, nurses, and other pharmacists.
2.Provides clinical pharmacy services, promoting safe and rational use of medications to improve patient outcomes.
3.Coordinates the delivery of clinical pharmaceutical care to assigned areas.
4.Works closely with multidisciplinary team for a particular service, including daily rounds on ICU patients and documentation of rounds in the pharmacy clinical intervention module.
5.Assists in the training, education, and professional development of pharmacists, residents, students, technicians, nurses, and medical staff.
6.Develops appropriate, safe and cost-effective drug therapy protocol/policies.
7.Assists in medication formulary management and compliance.
8.Is compliant with required classes and vaccinations by CMC; i.e., Code of Conduct, influenza vaccine and TB skin tests.
9.Performs other duties as assigned.


Candidate will also serve as the Residency Program Director for the PGY-2 Cardiology Residency Program. Board-Certified Pharmacy Specialist with Added Qualifications in Cardiology preferred due to this role. Candidates working towards Added Qualifications will be considered as well.
1.Demonstrated experience with each of the required areas of expertise in responsibilities section.
2.Interpersonal skills and emphatic communication abilities to successfully interact in with patients, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
3.Active Tennessee pharmacist license in good standing.
4.Successfully completed ASHP PGY2 residency and/or four years of equivalent clinical experience
5.Will obtain and maintain Certification in related area of specialty within 2 years, if not already certified (if the specific clinical specialty certification is not available at the time of hire then the certification must be obtained within two years of specialty certification testing availability)
6.Will obtain and maintain BLS and ACLS Certification within 1 year, if not already certified

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