Ambulatory Care Section; Office of the Associate Chief of Clinical and Education Programs, Pharmacy Service, VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). Dallas Pay: $118,312 - $153,806 Fort Worth Pay: $ The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) functions at the highest level of clinical practice and works independently, serving as a provider with prescribing privileges as outlined in the individual's Scope of Practice for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) in Ambulatory Care to perform Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in a large healthcare system with active teaching affiliations. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Care is the provision of evidence-based pharmaceutical care services through direct care with patients and consultation with other providers and staff on their team. The CPS promotes and manages drug therapy based on current clinical knowledge that is consistent with policies and guidelines established at the national, VISN, and local levels. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is an employee of their Medical Center's Pharmacy Service, to ensure they receive all professional guidance, policy, and communications regarding department missions and goals, the VA National Formulary, VISN, and local Medical Center Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee objectives for formulary management activities and patient safety updates. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care will perform their duties in support or as an extension of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT).The CPS may be assigned to cover other Ambulatory Care areas consistent with their experience and training to meet patient care needs. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining effective intra-department and inter-department relations to meet established goals and priorities. Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or 7:30am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. Tour may be adjusted or extended (to include weekends/holidays) to meet patient care needs. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Ambulatory Care/PACT/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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