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Pharmacogenomics Pharmacy Clinical Specialist

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:Performs pharmacotherapeutic monitoring and provision of pharmaceutical care for patients in the area of service responsibility in a routine, continuous manner, taking into account the age and clinical condition of each patient.Provides general and patient specific drug information to patients, physicians, nurses and, and other health care teracts routinely with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to patients.Supports clinical pharmacist and technician educational development by participating in departmental staff development programs and provides leadership in the education of staff involved in providing pharmaceutical care to patients.Supports clinical pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by direct interaction, and formal educational programs.Supports and participates in pharmaceutical related research in area of specialty.Maintains expertise in areas of practice through continual learning, journal review and other educational activities.Educates clinical pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy students, post graduate trainees, allied health professionals, nurses and physicians in pharmacotherapy within in the specialty area.Other duties as assigned.Education: PharmD or Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy and completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship training required.If hired for a specialty area where specialty residency training is available, then specialty residency is required.Certifications: Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire. Board Certification preferred.For individuals required to administer immunizations,currentBasic Life Support (BLS)certificationandcompletion of a Board of Pharmacy approved course inthe administration of immunizations or certificationobtained within 90 days of hire are required. For individuals required to respond to adult or pediatriccardiopulmonary arrest events, currentAdvancedCardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) or PediatricAdvanced Life Support (PALS)Certification orcertification obtained withinone (1) yearofhireis plexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment.Demonstrates a service orientation toward patients, staff, and visitors.Conveys a positive, professional image at all times.Work Experience:Completion of a post-graduate year 2 residency (PGY2) or fellowship required orCompletion of a post-graduate year 1 residency (PGY-1) plus 3 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area or5 years of experience as a clinical specialist or equivalent role which includes providing pharmaceutical care and performing pharmacotherapeutic monitoring including 50% or more of time spent in the specialty area.Physical Requirements:Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing and walking for prolonged times, approximately 75% of shift and continuously for extended periods of time.Manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer and dispensing functions of the job; ability to lift up to 30 lbs.Position often includes reaching, stretching, stooping, climbing steps and sitting.Must have normal or corrected vision.Must have ability toclearly communicate verbally by phone or in personPersonal Protective Equipment:Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as requiredWe are looking for a pharmacist (with eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Ohio) who has a PharmD (or equivalent experience) and a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and PGY2 residency in Pharmacogenomics (or fellowship). This Pharmacy Clinical Specialist would be responsible for:1. Daily review of pharmacogenomics test results and working with prescribers to assist with interpretation and dosing recommendations. 2. Monthly review of pharmacogenomics test results in the electronic health record for quality control purposes.3. Seeing and counseling patients in the outpatient Pharmacogenomics Clinic.4. Identification and implementation of gene-drug pairs for clinical decision support within the electronic medical record.5. Answering Pharmacogenomic eConsult requests.6. Committee involvement pertaining to pharmacogenomics and research.7. Precepting pharmacy trainees including pharmacy students and residents.8. Presenting and publishing on pharmacogenomics research and topics.9. Collaborate with Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute and/or other stakeholders on pharmacogenomics testing options Coordinates and provides the pharmaceutical care of patients for an assigned clinical unit and participates in patient care rounds with medical staff personnel.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Pharmacogenomics Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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