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Clinical Pharmacist - Investigational Drug Service

Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Clinical Pharmacist - Investigational Drug Service

New Orleans, LA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Clinical Pharmacist - Investigational Drug Service - New Orleans - Full-time New Orleans - New Orleans Region - Louisiana/en-US/Ochsner/job/New-Orleans---New-Orleans-Region---Louisiana/Clinical-Pharmacist---Investigational-Drug-Service---New-Orleans---Full-time_REQ_00039795/apply We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andnbsp;innovate.nbsp;nbsp;Wenbsp;believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.nbsp; At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. nbsp;Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!nbsp; This job assumes responsibility for the medication management of assigned patients; monitors and evaluates medication therapy for appropriateness based on the patient's health status, institutional criteria /guidelines, and cost efficient measures including medication reconciliation, medication monitoring and patient education; remains integrally involved in the education of Pharmacy and Medical Residents and provides education to health care providers as needed; and provides pharmacy expert content for order sets, benefit design, formularies, and other pharmacy related documents as needed. This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner's discretion. Educationnbsp; Required- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (3 years related specialty experience accepted in lieu of PGY1 Residency) Preferred- Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Completion of a PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Residency Work Experience Required -nbsp;None Certifications Required - Current Pharmacy license in the state of practice Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) * Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard. * Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process. * Strong leadership/teaching skills Job Duties * Provides pharmacokinetic consultation, obtains and uses appropriate laboratory data to evaluate drug medical selection and dosing and communicates findings to health care practitioner. * Evaluates patient response to drug therapy.nbsp; * Exhibits good patient outcomes by documenting interventions and conducting outcome studies/ evaluations in regards to the clinical activities performed. * Assists with the development of pathways, best practices, and guidelines for their assigned population. * Educates staff, students, patients, health care providers and other health care professionals.nbsp; Submits for publication once every two years.nbsp; * Mentors residents, students and new staff to meet departmental goals. * Responsible for overall patient care beyond the hospital visit, through all transitions of care. * Accommodates the special needs of the organization by volunteering to do any work/task when staffing shortages occur in technical and non-technical areas due to inclement weather, electrical power outages, computer downtime or other situations. * Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. * Other related duties as required.nbsp; The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance amp; Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. nbsp; Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10-20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally up to 100 pounds of force.nbsp; Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work.nbsp; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health System endeavors to make our site accessible to all users.nbsp; If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Service Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. EEO is the Law links innbsp;English or Spanish.nbsp;nbsp; Affirmative Action Policy Statement Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeREQ_00039795 Ochsner Health System is Louisianas largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 200 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News amp; World Report as a Best Hospital across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 60 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Ochsner Health System is Proud to be an Employer of Choice. * Voted "Best Place to Work by CityBusiness Magazine * Ranked #11 on the 2018 Indeed list of Best Hospitals To Worknbsp; * Named to the Beckers Healthcare 2018 list of 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcarenbsp; * Recognized by Zippia as one of the 20 Best Companies to Work for in New Orleans, LAnbsp; * Named to the Beckers Healthcare 2018 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America * Named as a 2018 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune * Ochsners CEO Warner Thomas recognized as a 2018 Top CEO on Glassdoornbsp; * Named to the Beckers Healthcare 2018 list of "52 Great Health Systems to Know" * Ranked #73 on the Forbes 2018 list of "Best Employers for New Graduates" Opportunities listed here represent open positions at Ochsner Health System and Ochsner Health System managed entities.

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    Hospital and Health Care