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Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine & Medical Surgery

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


Position Summary

This position will be focused on providing high quality patient care, education and research for patients on our internal medicine and medical / surgery patients at Maine Medical Center.

Core functions may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively as part of interdisciplinary teams to enhance the quality of medication use through optimizing drug selection, ensuring safe medication use, and reduced drug expenditures.

    • Assessment of the appropriateness of therapeutics
    • Provide alternative regimens as needed
    • Integrate laboratory and clinical data to assess clinical progression related to therapeutics
    • Identify drug interactions and pharmacokinetic issues

    • Communicate directly with patients and/or their families on all aspects related to oncology in promoting high levels of knowledge, engagement, and adherence.
    • Serve as a resource for drug information during and after rounds to healthcare givers.
    • Demonstrate commitment to supporting our pharmacy student and residency programs (PGY-1 Pharmacists and PGY-2 pharmacists)

      • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

        • Education: Graduate of an ACCP accredited school/college of pharmacy is required.

        • License/Certifications: Eligible or currently licensed in the State of Maine.

        • Experience: Work experience as a patient care pharmacist involved in patient monitoring and drug therapy review is preferred. Experience in an organized healthcare setting is preferred. Experience in the monitoring and consultation on drug therapy in patients of all age groups.

        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

        • Analytical skills necessary to identify and resolve problems related to drug therapy.

          Additional Information

          MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

          MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

          At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

          With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

          Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine & Medical Surgery, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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