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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pain Management - FT - Days - Pharmacy

Company: El Camino Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.Applicants MUST apply for position(s) by submitting a separate application for each individual job posting number they are interested in being considered for.FTE1Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours80Work ShiftDay: 8 hoursJob DescriptionTo provide quality pharmaceutical pain management, enterprise wide regulatory compliance and/or other specialized clinical pharmacy services to inpatients, outpatients, employees and the general public. To provide education, information, and advice to physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals on the use, selection, dosage, administration of medications, and regulatory compliance . Assists the Pharmacy Management and Medical Staff to coordinate and perform TJC required quality assurance activities and Drug Usage Evaluations. Coordinate and pain management, regulatory compliance and/or other specialized clinical pharmacy services. Assists with formulary reviews as requested for P+T committee, assists with the coordination of staff development activities, evaluates pain management and/or other specialized clinical pharmacy competencies, monitors pain management.The clinical pharmacy specialist in pain management may practice with prescriptive authority for patients consulted for pain management under the Inpatient Pharmacist Pain Management Consult Service.Major DutiesPrescribes, monitors and adjusts medications related to pain management.Obtains pertinent medical history and obtains accurate pain medication related history from patient and via chart review.Orders, monitors, and interprets toxicology screens and other needed labs; implements follow-up on treatment actions as supported by lab interpretations.Performs rating scales on pain control, symptoms and functional status.Provides overdose education and prescribes naloxone when needed.Provides patient and/or caregiver instructions and education.Participate as a member of a treatment team in planning, evaluating, and implementing individualized treatment programsTreatment authorized under this procedure per the discretion of the PPMS (Pharmacy Pain Management Specialist) as outlined in ECH Policy (PolicyStat ID: )QualificationsDoctorate degree pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.One (1) year accredited PGY1 (Post Graduate Year) pharmacy residency that includes pharmacy regulatory compliance and PGY2 Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy ResidencyOne (1) year experience in compiling medication use evaluation (MUE) data or equivalent quality assurance (QA) data for Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee.Minimum of 2 years in a hospital pain management pharmacist practice or completion of a PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Pain ManagementLicense/Certification/Registration Requirements/Credentialing and PrivilegingValid California state pharmacist license with no disciplinary action(s) against the licensee that prohibits the licensee from practicing pharmacy.Valid NPI (National Provider Identifier) number issued by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)Valid DEA license to have prescribing privileges registered with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)To meet the increasingly need of delivering quality and safety care, this position will be credentialed and privileged upon completion of review on the care provider's credentials and performance and found them satisfactory, authorizes that individual to perform a specific scope of patient care services within that organization. Authority is granted based on establishing that the person has demonstrated competence to provide these services within the scope of provision of the organization, and the organization can support their delivery.Ages of Patients ServedThis position is responsible for the assessment, treatment, and care of neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.Salary Range:$75.09 - $112.64 USD HourlyThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.Sedentary Work - Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America)An Equal Opportunity Employer:El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

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