The Staff II Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist directs maintains drug therapy across the continuum of care, providing comprehensive service based monitoring on select services, as well as focused monitoring in the areas of supportive care/symptom management, antimicrobial management, anticoagulation, and parenteral nutrition therapy. Additionally, the Staff II Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist continuously seeks out interventions by making rounds with the medical teams and offering suggestions on individualized medication regimens.REQUIRED--Current California Board of Pharmacy license--Completion of PGY1 Acute Care Residency required--Completion of PGY2 Residency in area of position emphasis (e.g. Critical Care, Infectious Disease, Nutrition Support, Oncology, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology); or equivalent experience consisting of PGY1 plus a minimum of 3 years of similar clinical practice (>/= 70%) in an academic medical center setting required--Complete working knowledge of, and skill and experience to apply practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise. --Experience with regulations and safety requirements for safe handling, preparation and administration of hazardous drugs.--Thorough understanding and competency with aseptic technique and safe handling of hazardous medications.--Computer skills in utilizing software programs /facilitate medication entry--Written and oral communication skills to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions to, and to elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand, including individuals who are ill or distressed, or who may not speak English. Ability to review and assess appropriateness/safety of physicians orders for complex regimens--Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a friendly, welcoming environment for clinic's/department's customers; to demonstrate an interested, understanding, compassionate manner; to maintain a courteous and calm demeanor; and to use a proactive approach to negotiate with and persuade others to take required action.--Ability to maintain composure, efficiency and a positive, customer-service oriented manner during periods of peak workload, with frequent interruptions, under tight deadlines, and when interacting with challenging customers who may be ill, angry, or emotionally distressed.--Problem-solving skills to independently recognize and define a problem; identify the resources available to help solve the problem; create and implement viable solutions; and follow through to ensure the problem is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.--Decision-making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to take action, and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached.--Demonstrated mathematical skills sufficient to accurately perform pharmacy calculations.PREFERRED--Hospital pharmacy operations experience, comprehensive knowledge of hospital practice is preferred.--Knowledge of or ability to learn health system regulatory and accreditation standards. --Previous experience with data collection and analysis and application to performance improvement. Experience with EPIC or other CPOE systems preferredSPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.