Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in Baltimore, Maryland
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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Requisition #: 168726
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 7, 2018
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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
The Department of Pharmacy, consistent with the mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine, prioritizes teaching, research and patient care. At Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the department is responsible for providing acute care pharmacy services for a diverse population of medical and surgical patients, with additional services provided in ambulatory clinics. Within the department, there are 15 acute care and ambulatory care clinical pharmacy specialists as well as 3 PGY1 Pharmacy residents. Working collaboratively with Johns Hopkins physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, clinical pharmacy specialists are responsible for the provision of clinical pharmacy services across a broad range of patient care areas. Services are provided in the areas of Anticoagulation, Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pain and Palliative care, and Maternal and Child Health.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Decentralized and Clinical Pharmacy Services, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine will work collaboratively with our Internal Medicine multidisciplinary team to provide specialized pharmaceutical care, review and report on medication safety concerns, develop and apply medication use policies, participate in staff member competency, and participate in research activities.
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine will serve as a resource for drug information and education for patients, students, residents, pharmacists, as well as other health care practitioners. The clinical specialist will serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents in our ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program as well as the Johns Hopkins Hospital PGY-2 Pharmacotherapy Residency Program. Faculty appointments are available through affiliation with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Additionally, the Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will generate and support pharmacy research and scholarly contributions while seeking to assume a leadership role in the profession of pharmacy.
Required qualifications for this position include the completion of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree; a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency, and preferably a specialized PGY-2 residency in Internal Medicine, Pharmacotherapy, or Geriatrics; consideration would also be given for relevant specialty training or equivalent years of experience in practice. BCPS or BCGP certification is preferred. Interested individuals for this position should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Stacy Dalpoas, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Director of Decentralized and Clinical Pharmacy Services
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue- Building AA Room AA122
Baltimore, MD 21224
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
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