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As a Clinical Pharmacist at our Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, you will be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services in all pharmacist-managed programs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Network and ensuring patient safety and the highest quality of care is delivered.
What's this role all about?
Providing therapeutic recommendations and answering medication and patient-related questions from other healthcare providers
Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual medication-related problems including untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdosage, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medications without indication
Provide patients' and other healthcare providers with education on medication use, side effects, and drug interactions when appropriate
Communicate with physicians and pharmacists to recommend changes in medication therapy to optimize patient outcomes (i.e. labs not at goal, discontinuation of medication)
Support the process of completing medication prior authorizations as needed
Thorough documentation of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting
Assures ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided
Providing physician education through presentations and "Pharmacy Hot Topics" CSMG internal monthly newsletter
Training pharmacy residents and students rotating through CSMG
Actively participate in meetings within the department.
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Licenses & Certifications:
Current California Pharmacist license required
Basic Life Support
What else are we looking for?
Must have completed PGY1 or PGY2 pharmacy residency or equivalent (2-3 years) clinical experience
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy experience highly preferred
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.