Strength Through Diversity
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Roles & Responsibilities:
Responsible for carrying out Clinical Pharmacy services with primary practice in the area of Transitions of Care. Promotes clinically rational drug therapy and sound pharmaceutical care through the development of new (or expansion of existing) pharmacy practice programs, drug therapy policies, and other programs. Serves as Clinical Pharmacy resource for the Health System and its affiliated pharmacy services. Responsible to serve as a preceptor for the PGY-1 residency program, and for students from local Colleges of Pharmacy. Conducts research and other scholarly activities throughout the year with the goal of publishing. Supervises and guides Pharmacists on the optimal provision of care to ensure professional development, and through use of their independent judgment, directs and disciplines their employees. Other responsibilities include patient care rounds, clinical interventions, medication use evaluations and institutional committee membership.
- Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:
· Conducts departmental activities to meet the goals, objectives and policies of the department and the Hospital/Medical Center.
· Conducts departmental activities to meet standards as set forth by Federal and State Regulatory agencies and The Joint Commission.
· Implements policies and procedures to meet professional standards, including those established by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
· Assist with managing medication costs through coordination of benefits, assistance with prior authorization, formulary adherence, pill splitting, avoiding unnecessary and/or duplicate medication therapies and optimization of the medication regimen
· Engages in active patient-centered medication therapy management through transitional care including medication reconciliation services and discharge assistance: patient counseling on appropriate medical therapy, medication history, admissions and discharge medication reconciliations, facilitation of patient care, coordination of benefits, authorizations and formulary management.
· Conducts comprehensive medication reviews, and targeted interventions to assess appropriateness of all medications, to optimize medication therapy
· Coordinates medication reconciliation and monitoring to improve clinical outcomes and to help prevent unnecessary readmissions, lapses in care and adverse drug reactions.
· Attends interdisciplinary rounds to assist with medication-related plans
· Coordinates the provision of pharmaceutical care by pharmacy department members. Follows national guidelines and evidence-based medicine for medication therapy management of disease states including but not limited to:
· COPD, Asthma, Smoking Cessation, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Diabetes, Pain Management, IBD/ GI
Provides education to patients, family members, and/or caretakers about disease states and medications, including:
· Desired results and/or goals of chronic disease states
· Name, strength, description, and purpose of each medication
· How to administer each medication timely, safely, and appropriately
· How agents work to attain adequate therapy
· Interacting foods, disease states, and drugs where appropriate
· Importance of therapeutic drug monitoring for efficacy and toxicity
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 required; PGY-2 preferred; or Board Certification (e.g. BCPS, BCCCP) strongly encouraged
3 Years hospital experience with clinical experience/training
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.