CLINICAL PHARMACIST

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CLINICAL PHARMACIST
Medicine-Infectious Diseases


Occupational Summary

Antimicrobial Stewardship (Community Network) Clinical Pharmacist is a resource dedicated to enhancing the quality of medication use through antimicrobial stewardship. This individual will work collaboratively with clinical pharmacists, medical staff, and other healthcare workers at participating Antibiotic Stewardship Community Network hospitals under the direction of the Director of the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).

Work Performed
Perform prospective and retrospective antimicrobial review, feedback, and (when indicated) intervention at participating Antibiotic Stewardship Community Network hospitals to identify trends and improvement opportunities

Participate in the development and communication of infectious diseases-related protocols and order sets to improve antibiotic decision-support for Antibiotic Stewardship Community Network clinicians relating to the selection, dose, duration, and monitoring of antimicrobials

Represent the Antibiotic Stewardship Community Network to front-line prescribers and administrative leaders at participating hospitals; actively contribute, and provide leadership in related committees, groups or initiatives relating to antimicrobial stewardship

Participate in the preparation of reports intended to document the impact of the program on quality, safety, and cost of antimicrobial use

Assist in organizing, managing, and querying an Antibiotic Stewardship Community Network antimicrobial utilization database

Develop processes for the review and approval of requests for restricted antibiotic use

Participate in the conduct of didactic and experiential training of present and future physicians and pharmacists in principles of antimicrobial stewardship

Provide educational lectures regarding the optimal use of antimicrobials to member hospitals

Participate in research related to the development and application of antimicrobial stewardship principles


Requisition Number
401239718

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1642 CLINICAL PHARMACIST

Job Family Level
79

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree North Carolina Pharmacist License required

Experience

Two years of clinical experience or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited clinical residency program, and a demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment. This experience only required for those with BS Pharmacy degree; Doctor of Pharmacy degree sufficient to minimally qualify without experience.

Preferences:

Three years of clinical hospital experience and/or completion of a PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency in infectious disease are desired. In lieu of a PGY2 residency in infectious diseases, completion of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification Program is also desirable.

Candidates with experience as a member of Antimicrobial Stewardship Service are preferred.

Auto req ID

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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