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Pharmacist (CPP)

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Durham
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:A Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) functions as part of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high quality, cost effective care to patients in collaboration with a supervising physician and healthcare team.UNC Hospitals (UNCH) Department of Pharmacy has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated pharmacist interested in joining our UNCH Heart Center at Eastowne in Chapel Hill.The successful Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) will play an integral role in the management of patients cared for in the Heart Center Clinic. The UNCH Heart Center at the Eastowne Medical Office Building is a multidisciplinary clinic located in Chapel Hill which offers comprehensive cardiac services. The Heart Center CPP will join existing CPPs in serving as Advanced Practice Providers on the interdisciplinary health care team as well as providing clinical support to physicians, nurses, and other ancillary staff. Within this established clinic, pharmacy services have included atrial fibrillation transitions, heart failure management, hypertension, pharmacotherapy, diuresis clinic, dyslipidemia, and anticoagulation management.The successful candidate will also provide educational mentorship and experiential precepting to pharmacy students, Post-graduate Year 1 (PGY1), and Post-graduate year 2 (PGY2) Pharmacy residents as well as engaging with medical students, residents and fellows at UNC Hospitals. Additionally, the Heart Center CPP will work with the Department of Pharmacy to address institutional and departmental pharmacy-related quality improvement initiatives. Academic appointment at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is also available commensurate with experience.Completion of a PGY2 specialty residency in Ambulatory Care or Cardiology or an equivalent level of experience in clinical practice is preferred. Three to five years of practice experience in ambulatory care or cardiology practice would be strongly preferred. The designation of Board Certification in Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, or Pharmacotherapy and/or prior experience as a resident and student preceptor is preferred.Responsibilities:1. Clinical Responsibilities:Builds a clinical practice that collaborates with physicians and providers to care for clinic patients. Works closely with clinic physicians and providers to determine appropriate treatment plans.Provides longitudinal dosing and monitoring of appropriate regimens. Aligns daily practice with medication management goals set forth by the institution or pharmacy director, including medication use evaluations and medication reconciliation. Educates patients and families about their treatment plans and subsequent medication management including lab monitoring. Educates staff on guideline updates and practice advancements associated with this patient population. Manages toxicities and adverse effects caused by medication regimens for patients seen in the clinic. Manages transitions of care for patients from the acute to ambulatory care setting and vice versa.2.Distributive Responsibilities: Works with Shared Service Center (SSC) Pharmacy and UNC Retail Pharmacies to optimize the medication access processes. Serves as a liaison between SSC Pharmacy, UNC Retail Pharmacies and clinic staff for related medication needs. Serves as clinical resource for SSC Pharmacy /Medication Assistance Program (MAP) and UNC Retail Pharmacy teams when unique and challenging situations arise.3. Precepting/Teaching/Scholarly activities: Educates UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy students and UNC Medical Center pharmacy residents on experiential rotations. Educates clinic staff on guideline updates and practice advancements. Serves as a standing committee member on select groups of committees within UNC Medical Center and/or Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Designs and implements projects. Conducts research; prepares and submits manuscripts for publication.4. Leadership: Provides instruction to physicians, nurses, ancillaries, residents and/or students including but not limited to precepting, shadowing, lectures, in-services and CE. Develops programs/lectures and participates in community outreach programs. Leads quality improvement initiatives.5. Quality: Engages in continuous quality improvement by identifying and implementing processes for improvement. Consults with management in assessment, problem-solving, decision-making, and evaluating clinical/system issues and models of care. Develops new clinical programs or services within the clinic/department to improve patient care.Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:? Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.Licensure/Certification Requirements:? CPP must by a registered Pharmacist and licensed CPP in the state of NC. Credentialing and Privileging must be completed through the appropriate UNC HCS accrediting body as an APP prior to start date.Professional Experience Requirements:? North Carolina registered Pharmacist:. BS Pharmacy or Pharm D. BPS Certification or Geriatric Certification or ASHP residency program + 2 years of experience? North Carolina Registered Pharmacist:. Pharm D. 3 years experience. 1 certificate program? North Carolina Registered Pharmacist:. BS Pharmacy. 5 years experience. 2 certificate programsKnowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical CenterOrganization Unit: UNCH Retail Contract PharmacieWork Type: Full TimeStandard Hours Per Week: 40.00Salary Range: $53.47 - $76.87 per hour (Hiring Range)Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equityWork Assignment Type: HybridWork Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:DurhamExempt From Overtime: Exempt: YesThis is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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