Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Transplant Job

Job Number: RIH9733

Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Transplant

Department: Pharmacy - 1013091

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Lifespan is seeking a Clinical Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant to serve Rhode Island Hospital, located in Providence, Rhode Island. In this role, you will be responsible for the coordination of and/or collaboration on solid organ transplant pharmacy clinical programs including but not limited to inpatient and ambulatory care medication therapy management, pharmacotherapeutics, formulary management, specialty pharmacy services, pharmacy residency and student preceptorship, medical resident and nephrology fellowship education, and academic lectures. In collaboration with multidisciplinary care givers throughout our hospital inpatient transplant units and ambulatory transplant clinic, activities include monitor, assess, recommend changes to and optimize medication use; assist in teaching and monitoring of patients enrolled in our specialty pharmacy monitoring program, participate in the development of therapeutic drug policy and implement corrective strategies necessary to contain drug costs; monitor pharmacy clinical services through continuous quality improvement activities; and participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, therapy plans, and budgets.

Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy. Advanced study in pharmacy or health care related field, preferably a Masters or Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or comparable work experience.

Maintains current licensure as a licensed pharmacist in the State of Rhode Island.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

Experience:

Minimum of five years progressively more responsible related experience or a PGY2 pharmacy residency in Solid Organ Transplantation, preferably gained in a similarly diverse and operationally complex health care environment.

Knowledge of pharmacy information systems, automated dispensing technology and personal computers including word processing, database and spreadsheet design.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), organizational and presentation skills.




At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. Here, you’ll assist physicians and other health care professionals with advanced medical and surgical procedures. You’ll also find the right blend of autonomy and collaboration as you work on some of the area’s most challenging cases. If you share our passion for providing only the best care in a supportive, collective setting, we encourage you to apply.

About Rhode Island Hospital

Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), a founding member of the Lifespan health system, is a private, not-for-profit hospital. It is also the principal teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. RIH is home to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in southeastern New England and the second largest in New England. The hospital is dedicated to being an industry leader, as well as a pioneer of major new advancements in medicine and research. Every day, the hospital’s researchers strive to develop innovative treatments and cures, but it wouldn’t be possible without the nearly $50 million in external research funding that Rhode Island Hospital receives each year. Rhode Island Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center for southeastern New England, providing expert staff and equipment in emergency situations 24 hours a day. RIH attracts renowned, highly skilled physicians from other top-ranking hospitals within the region and across the country in the areas of cancer, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine and trauma, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiation oncology and surgery.