Christiana Care Health System
Wilmington, Delaware, The William J Holloway Community Program at ChristianaCare is looking for a licensed Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to work at the Wilmington Campus.
The William J Holloway Community Program (formally the Holloway Community Program), has provided care to medically underserved populations with HIV infection since 1986.
As the only Ryan White funded medical provider in the state, the CCHS Community Program is the sole source of treatment for patients without insurance or who are underinsured.
The Community Program has developed a unique approach to providing linkage into care and improving access for traditionally underserved populations.
The Community Program provides medical care to a growing number of patients each year.
In 2109, 1,717 HIV+ patients attended 11, 843 visits.
Within the last two years, the Community Program has established a multidisciplinary team that provides evaluation and treatment for Hepatitis C.
Principal duties and responsibilities: Oversees dispensation of drugs purchased with Ryan White Title Part B AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) dollars including entering client specific dispensing information in Ramsell Assures access to medications on ADAP formulary for patients accessing medical care with the HIV Program Participates in DPH site visits and federal audits as required Demonstrates skill, knowledge and expertise necessary to provide pharmaceutical care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients Reviews and interprets physician’s prescriptions to detect errors, drug interactions, drug incompatibilities, administrative drug use restrictions, or other indications of unsuitable drug therapy.
Resolves such problems in consultation with the prescriber and nurse, and clarify questioned order prior to patient going to pharmacy.
Oversees the management and documentation of adverse drug events for the Holloway Program Provides accurate, unbiased, timely, and cost-effective drug information to Holloway Program staff assists other team pharmacy members in doing this also.
Provides individualized patient education regarding drug therapy as requested or perceived needed.
Monitors drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines.
Report, record, assess and evaluate adverse drug reactions.
Identify and submit RL2 reports and provide follow up assessment Participate in providing educational sessions or materials for patient groups, allied health professionals and medical staff Represents both the Holloway Program and the Department of Pharmacy Services advocating for support and resources as well as contributing to statewide activities Assures handling of medications throughout hospital complies with state and federal laws and regulations and hospital policies.
Additional duties and responsibilities : Supports and assists departmental projects as requested (e.
, MUE’s, P&T monographs, newsletter articles, performance improvement activities, etc.
) Also assists the Holloway Program Medical Director and Program Director in assigning and assisting with departmental projects related to the pharmaceutical care of HIV/AIDS infected patients.
Education and experience requirements : PharmD from an ACCPE accredited School of Pharmacy ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent experience preferred Specialty Residency in HIV/AIDS Care or Ambulatory Care preferred Board Certification in ambulatory care or AAHIVP or pharmacotherapy preferred Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in State of Delaware Experience in program development, grant writing, patient counseling