Pharmacist - Rheumatology - Medical Network

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Share * Overview * Success Profile * Responsibilities * Rewards * Culture * Job Alerts Overview You're exacting in all you do. Happily, we're the exact same way. Make a difference in Pharmacy at Cedars-Sinai. Use your teamwork, expertise and dedication in work that truly matters - improving the lives of our patients in their most vulnerable times. As a Pharmacy professional at Cedars-Sinai you'll work alongside distinguished physicians, collaborate with those conducting groundbreaking research, and apply yourself using cutting-edge evidence-based practice. * Full-time & Per-Diem * Level: Mid * Travel: No * Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating Back to Job Navigation (Overview) Success Profile What makes a successful Pharmacy professional at Cedars-Sinai? Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix. * Communicator * Confident * Detail-oriented * Efficient * Focused * Team Player Back to Job Navigation (Success) Responsibilities Requisition # HRC0716003 Make a difference every single day! At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals-and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work - perfection and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have phenomenal resources to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. The Clinical Rheumatology Pharmacist at at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network will assist in providing clinical pharmacy services in all pharmacist-managed programs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Network and ensuring patient safety and the highest quality of care is delivered. What's this role all about? * Provides therapeutic recommendations and answers medication and patient-related questions from other healthcare providers. * Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual medication-related problems including untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdosage, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medications without indication. * Provides patients' and other healthcare providers with education on medication use, side effects, and drug interactions when appropriate. * Communicates with physicians and pharmacists to recommend changes in medication therapy to optimize patient outcomes (i.e. labs not at goal, discontinuation of medication). * Supports the process of completing medication prior authorizations as needed. * Documents of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting. * Assures ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided. * Provides physician education through presentations and 'Pharmacy Hot Topics' CSMG internal monthly newsletter. * Trains pharmacy residents and students rotating through CSMG. * Participates in meetings within the department. * Evaluation of drug therapies, development of treatment plans, initiation, titration/tapering and discontinuation of medications under protocol, ordering necessary lab tests under protocol, patient education and follow-up. * Thorough documentation of patient progress and outcomes for future reporting. * Participate in medication related quality initiatives as needed. Education: * Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Licenses/Certifications: * Ca Pharmacist license * BLS by American Heart Association or American Red Cross within 180 days of hire. What else are we looking for? * Completion of PGY1 or PGY2 pharmacy residency or equivalent (2-3 years) clinical experience. * Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states, pathologies and ability to apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles. * Current eligibility to obtain an NPI. Physical Demands: * Perform unaided lifting of objects, please list the amount of weight that would be lifted, along with the frequency required * Working Title: Pharmacist - Rheumatology - Medical Network * Department: CSMCF ACO * Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation * City: Beverly Hills * Job Category: Pharmacy * Job Specialty: Pharmacy * Position Type: Full-time * Shift Length: 8 hour shift * Shift Type: Day Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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