Basic Function and Responsibility
To work as part of a team to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical services in the area of Neurology for the Pharmacy Department; to ensure and promote the safe, rational, efficacious and cost-effective use of drug therapy; to provide leadership for Neurology services including developing guidelines and policies, staff training activities, developing quality improvement processes, and to assist in the clinical training of staff, residents and students.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical pharmacy practices consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.
Provide pharmaceutical care by: active participating in multidisciplinary rounds; designing, implementing and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy, including pharmacokinetic support, nutrition support and anticoagulation management; and documenting pharmaceutical care activities.
Assist in the development of staff educational and training programs within and relating to the Neurology service line.
Actively participate in the training of staff, residents, and students from the College of Pharmacy.
Lead drug use projects, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with the Health Systems needs and objectives.
Individual or collaborative scholarly/research activity is encouraged.
Provide drug information and education to patients and caregivers.
Participate in UMHS committee(s) related to the care of pediatric patients.
Local and National Professional Organization Involvement is encouraged.
For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report at https://www.medicine.umich.edu/dept/pharmacy/pharmacy-annual-report
- A Doctor of Pharmacy degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
- Completion of two years of pharmacy residency or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is preferred.
- Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification is preferred.
- Current licensure as a registered pharmacist by the Michigan State Board of Pharmacy is necessary.
- Possession of a Michigan Controlled Substances license is necessary.
- Excellent communication skills (fluency in writing, reading and speaking English).
- Ability to perform a variety of manual dexterity movements, including keyboarding and IV preparation, actively participating in codes. Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English.
- General supervision is received from the assistant director and /or team leader or other designated official.
- Functional supervision is exercised over pharmacy residents, pharmacy technicians, students, and other staff performing delegated pharmacy services.
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