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The William J Holloway Community Program at ChristianaCare is looking for a licensed Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to work at the Wilmington Campus!
This is a grant funded position and although continuation is likely, it is not guaranteed.
The William J Holloway Community Program (formally the Holloway Community Program), has provided care to medically underserved populations with HIV infection since 1986. As the only Ryan White funded medical provider in the state, the CCHS Community Program is the sole source of treatment for patients without insurance or who are underinsured.
The Community Program has developed a unique approach to providing linkage into care and improving access for traditionally underserved populations. The Community Program provides medical care to a growing number of patients each year. In 2109, 1,717 HIV+ patients attended 11, 843 visits. Within the last two years, the Community Program has established a multidisciplinary team that provides evaluation and treatment for Hepatitis C.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Oversees dispensation of drugs purchased with Ryan White Title Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) dollars including entering client specific dispensing information in Ramsell
Assures access to medications on ADAP formulary for patients accessing medical care with the HIV Program
Participates in DPH site visits and federal audits as required
Demonstrates skill, knowledge and expertise necessary to provide pharmaceutical care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients
Reviews and interprets physician's prescriptions to detect errors, drug interactions, drug incompatibilities, administrative drug use restrictions, or other indications of unsuitable drug therapy. Resolves such problems in consultation with the prescriber and nurse, and clarify questioned order prior to patient going to pharmacy.
Oversees the management and documentation of adverse drug events for the Holloway Program
Provides accurate, unbiased, timely, and cost-effective drug information to Holloway Program staff assists other team pharmacy members in doing this also.
Provides individualized patient education regarding drug therapy as requested or perceived needed.
Monitors drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines.
Report, record, assess and evaluate adverse drug reactions. Identify and submit RL2 reports and provide follow up assessment
Participate in providing educational sessions or materials for patient groups, allied health professionals and medical staff
Represents both the Holloway Program and the Department of Pharmacy Services advocating for support and resources as well as contributing to statewide activities
Assures handling of medications throughout hospital complies with state and federal laws and regulations and hospital policies.
Additional duties and responsibilities :
Supports and assists departmental projects as requested (e.g., MUE's, P&T monographs, newsletter articles, performance improvement activities, etc.) Also assists the Holloway Program Medical Director and Program Director in assigning and assisting with departmental projects related to the pharmaceutical care of HIV/AIDS infected patients.
Education and experience requirements :
PharmD from an ACCPE accredited School of Pharmacy
ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent experience preferred
Specialty Residency in HIV/AIDS Care or Ambulatory Care preferred
Board Certification in ambulatory care or AAHIVP or pharmacotherapy preferred
Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in State of Delaware
Experience in program development, grant writing, patient counseling
Internal Number: JR54190
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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