Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine (PHARMACIST SR EX)
University of California Davis Health System
Location: Sacramento, California
Internal Number: 4800017
Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine (PHARMACIST SR EX)
The Senior Pharmacist is an advanced practitioner in a specialized area of pharmacy practice, providing drug therapy and pharmacological consultation on the most complex patients and overseeing the competency level of other pharmacy staff in their designated specialty. In addition, the incumbent is responsible to manage drug costs in his or her designated therapeutic area(s) and to facilitate cost containment: a) collects and presents data to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee on the use of P&T restricted medications, b) works with the P&T Coordinator and clinical manager to develop and conduct drug use evaluations, c) works with the clinical coordinator in managing drug costs. The senior pharmacist will also participate in medical staff committees as requested and be a liaison to the Clinical Pharmacology Consult Service.
The Senior Pharmacist also participates in general clinical patient care activities and provides support to various pharmacy areas as needed. Their responsibility is to provide quality and cost-effective pharmaceutical care to patients, employees, and medical staff of UCDMC. They are an integral member of the health care team, responsible for drug therapy monitoring, drug distribution, drug information, precepting pharmacy students and residents, conducting clinical research, participation in Department and Hospital Committees, task forces and workgroups, and foster excellent interdepartmental relationships.
Apply By Date
12/15/2023 at 11:59pm
Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position.
Current California Pharmacist License.
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS CPR and ACLS Certification, or UCDH-issued certification.
PGY1 Acute Care Residency Training
PGY2 or PGY1 Acute Care with 3 Years of clinical practice experience in specialty practice area.
Educational experience and ability to work with, direct and evaluate pharmacy residents and students.
Educational experience and ability to work with and direct health care professionals.
Ability to communicate well and make independent decisions to resolve minor problems as they arise.
Ability to supervise technicians and establish priorities of workflow.
Complete working knowledge of, and skill to apply, practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise.
Written and oral communication skills to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions to, and to elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand, including individuals who are ill or distressed, or who may not speak English.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a friendly, welcoming environment for clinic's/department's customers; to demonstrate an interested, understanding, compassionate manner; to maintain a courteous and calm demeanor; and to use a proactive approach to negotiate with and persuade others to take required action.
Ability to maintain composure, efficiency and a positive, customer-service oriented manner during periods of peak workload, with frequent interruptions, under tight deadlines, and when interacting with challenging customers who may be ill, angry, or emotionally distressed.
Problem-solving skills to independently recognize and define a problem; identify the resources available to help solve the problem; create and implement viable solutions; and follow through to ensure the problem is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.
Decision-making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to take action, and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached.
Ability to exercise discretion to ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained, and a professional, respectful clinic/department environment exists at all times.
BPS Board Certification
The Pharmacy Inpatient Department provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient pharmaceutical services (prescriptions, unit dose, IV admixtures, clinical infusion pumps and teaching) throughout the Medical Center complex 24 hours per day. The Department is comprised of three inpatient and six outpatient pharmacies, a sterile production lab and the full complement of pharmacy purchasing, stores and distribution.
Salary or Pay Range: $7,205.05 to $8,114.40
Salary Frequency: Biweekly
Salary Grade: 115
Payroll Title: PHARMACIST SR EX
Number of Positions: 1
Appointment Type: Career
Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Hours: 8 Hour
Location: Main Hospital
Union Representation: Yes, HX
Benefits Eligible: Yes
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis Health offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy Benefits Summary and our Benefits Page
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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