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Geisinger Health System Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist- Neurology in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist- Neurology

LOCATION: Olive Street Clinics

DEPARTMENT: Enterprise Pharmacy

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The ambulatory clinical pharmacist is responsible for assuring the provision of safe, efficacious, cost-effective, and high-quality medication therapy disease

management to patients in the ambulatory setting. The pharmacist is embedded within a multidisciplinary clinical team, works under a collaborative practice

agreement with the physician(s), and provides direct patient care, via either in-person or telephone interventions. The pharmacist will consult with the patient

and physician(s) to identify, resolve and prevent medication related problems, as well as establish mutually agreed upon treatment goals. The pharmacist assesses

each of the patient’s medications for indication, effectiveness, safety, tolerability, and adherence issues and provides care in a way that maximizes patient satisfaction.

The pharmacist will titrate/manage/monitor the patient’s medication therapy to optimize clinical outcomes and will identify and address gaps in care.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially in working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Meets the credentialing requirements and possess the clinical knowledge/skillset to provide a ‘Best Practice’ level of patient care

Demonstrates ability in operational area with respect to time management, supervision of staff, problem identification and resolution, and decision making.

Computer literacy is required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Science in pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree from an accredited college and current licensure or eligibility for licensure by the Pennsylvania

State Board of Pharmacy required.

In the absence of a Pharm D., a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy with appropriate clinical pharmacy experience will substitute.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an ambulatory (outpatient) clinical pharmacy setting.

Travel may be required.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary

to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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