SCOPE OF POSITION
The Clinical Pharmacist shall be responsible for the provision
of clinical pharmacy services/pharmaceutical care encompassing the
service's Scope of Care for the patients of the entity and shall
practice under the direction of pharmacy leadership and the
guidance of professional pharmacy standards. He/she may also be
called upon to provide services for patients at. He/She will
provide information about medication therapy in both formal and
informal settings to healthcare providers, including physicians, as
well as patients and families. The Clinical Pharmacist will
participate as appropriate in the education and training of staff
pharmacists, resident physicians, patient care personnel and
pharmacy students and residents selecting the entity as clinical
clerkship sites. He/she will interact positively and supportively
with clinical practitioners from various Colleges of Pharmacy. The
Clinical Pharmacist serves in a supervisory role when assigned
and/or in the absence of supervisory personnel. Personal
characteristics necessary for successful performance in this
position include flexibility, attention to detail, initiative,
cooperation, as well as a commitment to continuing education to
upgrade skills in a constantly developing profession. This
individual should demonstrate good communication and interactive
skills, oral and written, a positive outcome/results orientation
(including accountability for results) and the ability to function
successfully as part of intradepartmental or multidisciplinary
teams. He/She should be able to provide pharmaceutical care for
neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient
He/She should support the Ballad Health Mission, Vision, and
Values and shall be committed to the improvement of care quality
via the organization's Performance Improvement Initiatives.
See Table of Organization.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
This individual must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy
accredited by the American Council for Pharmaceutical Education.
While a PharmD degree is desirable it is not required but the
successful candidate must have documented recent experience and
proficiency in the delineated skills. Previous completion of an
appropriate or related residency or fellowship is preferred.
Consideration will be given to pharmacists with the following
experience in lieu of completion of residency or fellowship:
- Attainment of Board Certification status in Pharmacotherapy
plus minimum of 2 years fulltime clinical experience in a similar
- 5 or more years of fulltime clinical/clinical focused
experience in a similar setting.
Experience should include, but not be limited to, clinical
consultations/review and medication usage evaluation for patients
of all age groups. Demonstrated proficiency and experience in the
areas of nutrition support and pharmacokinetic dosing is required.
Capabilities/knowledge must also be exhibited in the use of related
information systems hardware/software. Previous
experience/proficiency in the provision of education and training
for pharmacy students and residents is desirable.
Demonstration/documentation of positive interactive skills with
other healthcare providers (including, but not limited to,
physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses,
and pharmacists) is required, as well as a commitment to
maintaining those skills. Negative record or assessment in this
area eliminates candidates who meet educational and experiential
The pharmacist must hold or be eligible for licensure by the
appropriate State Board of Pharmacy (Licensure must be obtained
within 90 days of hire date).
This is a temporary position for a pharmacist to work at the
Johnson City Mall each day to assist the COVID vaccine POD. I do
not have access to the COVID-19 budget to enter the financials for
This will be a Temporary position (dependent on the length of
time Ballad Health offers COVID vaccines).