Colleges of the Fenway Faculty - Pharmacy Practice - BMH - MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts
For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.
The faculty member will engage in teaching, service and scholarship activities on behalf of the University and serve as an inpatient general medicine clinical pharmacist at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s Barbara McInnis House medical respite facility and Boston Medical Center.
Perform comprehensive medication and health history reviews for patients of the Boston Health for the Homeless Program during their admission at Barbara McInnis House (BMH) medical respite facility and during patients’ inpatient admission at Boston Medical Center (BMC) Evaluate medication therapy through direct and indirect patient care involvement, with clinical assessment, subjective and objective findings relating to patients’ response to medication therapy Attend medical rounds with provider teams at BMH medical respite and BMC inpatient service for patients of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Develop, document, and execute plan of care utilizing the most appropriate and cost-effective medication treatment as per national guidelines or established local protocol Document pertinent findings of medication review and treatment recommendations in the electronic medical record and communicate them to members of patient’s health care team including respective inpatient and outpatient providers, transitions of care nurse and Linkage and Retention team Communicate pertinent medication therapy information and care plan with pharmacists and staff members at BMC Department of Pharmacy Respond to drug information questions from health care professionals and patients Analyze laboratory and pertinent diagnostic test data to recommend appropriate modifications to medication therapy and dosing as necessary Monitor patients’ medication therapy and recommend modification/adjustment of existing medication regimen based on patient’s response Identify medication-induced problems and provide recommendations to patient’s care team for management of these problems Conduct medication therapy reconciliation Provide medication therapy discharge counseling Develop and deliver medication therapy educational program(s) to health care professionals at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program upon request
Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.
Rank is commensurate with education and experience.
A Doctor of Pharmacy degree Residency and/or fellowship or equivalent experience Eligibility to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated clinical skill commensurate with the demands of a transitions of care clinical pharmacist Ability to interact in an interprofessional team and be an effective teaching role model for pharmacy students in advanced practice rotations Collaborative skills necessary to interact with pharmacy colleagues in the advancement of the goals and objectives of the Pharmacy Practice Department
Desired: Teaching experience Extensive clinical and research experience
Physical requirements: Standing, sitting, manual dexterity; ability to move between offices and floors of buildings Ability to meet deadlines and perform well under pressure Ability to be physically in attendance at designated worksite during scheduled work hours Normal range of vision and hearing (with or without correction) Ability to lift up to 5-10 lbs.
MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.
To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.
Date Posted: 11/29/2016