As a Clinical Pharmacist – Infusion at Michigan Medicine, you will practice in a variety of ambulatory infusion settings. You'll provide pharmaceutical care services which include but are not limited to medication order review, dispensing and checking of sterile product preparations, host in-services for nursing education, dispense investigational study medications and clinical order verifications. Our Pharmacist responsibilities are focused to ensure optimal effectiveness and safety of medications used throughout the institution as well as providing accurate and timely drug information.
What perks and benefits can you look forward to?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
- Generous PTO program
- Preceptorship opportunities for Pharm.D. students
- Tremendous team support
What skills would you master?
- Unit Based Responsibilities: You'll participate in direct patient care which includes working with members of the healthcare team to assure appropriateness of therapy. Other activities include reviewing medication profiles, patient counseling, and physician/nurse education.
- Teaching: You will serve as a preceptor for Pharm.D. Students on a variety of rotations including medication reconciliation and direct patient care Introductory Pharmacy Patient Experiences (IPPEs) during the third year and institutional and unit based hospital practice clerkship rotations during the fourth year.
- Order Verification/ Profile Review: You will review, clarify and process medication orders in a timely manner while assuring appropriateness of therapy.
- Quality Improvement: You will provide input and suggestions for process improvements to improve the care that is provided to our patients. Activities include researching opportunities and initiating action plans with follow through until successful implementation of the improvement.
- Supervision of Work Area: You will provide functional supervision of technical staff working in their area including completion of job assignments and assuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures.
- Patient Populations: You will service patients seeking oncology and non-oncology care. This would include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Hematology, ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Pulmonology and IBD.
What are the Qualifications?
- Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy with commensurate experience.
- Current license to practice pharmacy in the State of Michigan (including a Controlled Substance license), verifiable in LARA; or eligibility to become licensed within 90 days of employment start date.
- 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.
- Completion of a PGY1 residency and/or BCPS certification is desired
- Recent inpatient clinical hospital practice experience or home infusion pharmacy experience including IV admixture, participation in direct patient care and education, with a range of medications and patient populations similar to those at UMHHC (may include clerkships, APPE rotations or residency rotations) is desired
This is a full time position. Hours depend on the clinic operation hours. Rotation among work locations may occur. In addition to Brighton Center for Specialty Care, we have ambulatory infusion services at our Children’s and Women’s Infusion Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Canton Health Center, East Ann Arbor Health Center, Northville Health Center, Taubman Center, West Ann Arbor Health Center.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
Please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.
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