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Pharmacist Clinical Specialist Infectious Disease

We Are Hiring

We are hiring for a Pharmacist Clinical Specialist– Infectious Disease to work in our Pharmacy Department at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.

Schedule:

  • Full-Time-Day Shift

Why Join Providence?
Founded in 1854 by the Daughters of Charity, Providence Hospital is a 349-bed comprehensive healthcare facility for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services.
  • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
  • Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

More information about Providence is available at www.providencehospital.org.

You will:

As as our Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Disease, you will lead our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.  You will work to optimize clinical outcomes, promote cost effective therapy educate practitioners and improve care while minimizing unintended effects of antimicrobials in the hospital. Additionally, you will work to integrate our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program with patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Integrate pharmacy, infection control, information system, and infectious disease medical staff in carrying out antimicrobial stewardship program.

  • Involved in the development, implementation, evaluation and continuous evolution of clinical pathways in infectious disease management programs.

  • Evaluating and maintaining quality initiatives by accrediting organizations pertaining to antimicrobial program.

  • Actively participates in committees, task forces, projects, and provides leadership as assigned. Including Co-Chair of the Antibiotic Stewardship Committee.

  • Maintenance and dissemination of drug information pertaining to infectious disease, but not limited to, in-service education of hospital personnel and pharmacy staff

  • Exercises professional judgment in imparting therapeutic and drug information to health professionals.

  • Inspects pharmacy records to monitor drug therapy for appropriateness and safety consistent with a high level of patient care.

  • Assists in developing and maintaining reports and information for pharmacy management, hospital administration, and antimicrobial stewardship team.

  • Participate on a National level with the Ascension Antibiotic Stewardship Program.

  • Serves as a consultant to hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees and other hospital sponsored clinical and performance improvement committees.

 

What you will need:

Required Credential(s):

  • Completed a PGY1 ASHP Accredited Residency Program

  • Licensed Pharmacist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date OR capable of becoming licensed in the State of Alabama.

  • BLS and ACLS certifications or capable of obtaining certifications are required.

Work Experience:

  • Three years of Pharmacist experience in a hospital setting

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Hospital provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), ethnic or national origin, age (40 or over), citizenship, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.  Providence Hospital provides equal employment opportunities for qualified disabled individuals. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Providence Hospital participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 397462
Category: Pharmacy Services
Ministry: Providence Hospital, AL
Location: Mobile, AL

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