UC Davis Medical Center, based in Sacramento, California, is a nationally renowned academic medical center where clinical practice, teaching and research converge to advance human health.
A few highlights about the medical center:
A 625-bed multispecialty academic medical center
Serves 33 counties covering a 65,000-square-mile area north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada
Recognized as one of the “Most Wired” hospitals in the U.S.
Ranked Sacramento's top hospital by U.S. News & World Report, and among nation's best in 11 medical specialties.
The Pharmacy Department provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient pharmaceutical services (prescriptions, unit dose, IV admixtures, clinical infusion pumps and teaching) throughout the Medical Center complex 24 hours per day. The Department is comprised of three inpatient and eight outpatient pharmacies, a sterile production lab and the full complement of pharmacy purchasing, stores and distribution.
The Clinical Pharmacist II with a Neurology emphasis works in the Specialty Clinics and Specialty Hub/Pharmacist-based Prescription Renewal Clinic to provide services to patients and assist patients in getting their medications.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
Pharmacy License in State of California upon hire. Out of state candidates welcome to apply.
Thorough understanding and competency with aseptic technique and safe handling of hazardous meds
Computer skills that facilitate Clinical patient data medication order entry and other basic clinical software programs
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and educate patients about their medication therapy
Written and oral communication skills to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions to, and to elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand, including individuals who are ill or distressed, or who may not speak English
Knowledge of current ambulatory care guidelines (i.e. NCEP, JNC, ADA)
Demonstrated, ability to identify medication-related problems in patients, communicate them to a patient's physician and offer recommendations
Complete working knowledge of, and skill to apply, practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise
Decision-making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to take action, and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached
Experience with navigating third party reimbursement programs
Completion of a Pharmacy Practice PGY1 and/or PGY2 Residency or equivalent experience
BPS or CSP Certification
Experience precepting and evaluating residents and students
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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