Clinical Pharmacist - Internal Medicine & Medical Surgery
Posted on: January 22, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
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.
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
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
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