Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Medical Network in Beverly Hills, California
Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates.
The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services in all pharmacist-managed programs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group (CSMG) for CSMG and CSHA (Cedars-Sinai Health Associate) providers and patients as well as precepting pharmacy residents and students.
Evaluation of drug therapies, development of treatment plans, initiation, titration/tapering and discontinuation of medications under protocol, ordering necessary lab tests under protocol, patient education and follow-up. Current existing pharmacist-managed programs include: asthma, dyslipidemia, hypertension, smoking cessation, polypharmacy, hepatitis C, diabetes, travel medicine, and anticoagulation.
Verification of medications and orders and educating patients in CSMG injection center.
Participation in patient medication therapy management in Pay for Performance initiatives.
Thorough documentation of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting.
Providing therapeutic recommendations and answering medication and patient -related questions from other healthcare providers.
Providing instruction to patients through health education classes and other patient seminars.
Providing physician education through presentations and “Pharmacy Hot Topics” CSMG internal monthly newsletter.
Training pharmacy residents and students rotating through CSMG.
Active participation in EMR updates and new developments as pertaining to medications.
Working with pharmacy technician in resolving Pyxis units discrepencies through CSMG medical offices.
Other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree required.
ASHP accredited PGY1 residency in ambulatory care or equivalent experience preferred.
Current California Pharmacist license required
Ambulatory experience preferred, pain management experience preferred. Travel Medicine experience preferred
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.