Under limited supervision, provides a high level of direct patient care pharmacy services for an assigned, specialized patient population to assure adequate patient care according to professional standards and practices. Advises/consults with patients, their families, and the medical and nursing staff. Participates in research and drug use and outcome management programs within specialty area; responsible for publishing data or giving presentations at local, regional or national meetings; instructs and trains pharmacy residents and students; assists in overseeing and directing the clinical services provided by pharmacists. Acts as a mentor to clinical pharmacists.
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will be responsible for the creation of formulary monographs, performing medication use evaluations and helping to manage and implement clinical pharmacy initiatives for the University of Maryland Medical System level Pharmacy And Therapeutics (P&T) Committee. Pharmacist will collaborate with committee co-chairs to manage and optimize the pharmacy formulary and clinical initiatives based on best practice, cost effectiveness and medication safety practices. Pharmacist will assist Pharmacy Co-Chair of system P&T committee in tracking of compliance and cost of formulary/initiatives.