Feb 27, 2024

Clinical Generalist Pharmacist

  • Parkview Health
  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA

Job Description

Parkview Regional Medical Center (PRMC) is accepting applications for a .9 full-time Clinical Generalist Pharmacist eligible for full-time benefits.

Position Details: The clinical generalist will provide pharmaceutical care services to the patients of PRMC & Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Clinical generalists rotate through clinical and distribution services, however, anticipate being assigned to a clinical pharmacist role >60% of the month. These services include, but are not limited to, multidisciplinary rounding 7 days per week, oversight, monitoring, preparation, dispensing, and proper documentation of patient medication therapy, as well as advising physicians on matters pertaining to drug usage and control within assigned hospital locations. Providing drug information, patient information, and oversight of information and dispensing processes and systems is also critical. Clinical practices include dosing and monitoring anticoagulants, antimicrobials including vancomycin, total parenteral nutrition, patient-controlled analgesia, and others. With over 160 APPE student rotations a year, generalists have ample opportunity to mentor pharmacy IPPE/APPE students, five (5) PGY1 pharmacy residents and one (1) PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy resident.

More about Parkview Health & Parkview Pharmacy:

Parkview Health’s world-class clinical teams are dedicated to providing the highest levels of compassionate care. In turn, we are committed to equipping them with state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Parkview strives to be a partner with civic leaders on the frontlines of safety, wellness and prevention. And, because we are the region's only not-for-profit health system, you can be sure of the most important thing of all -- our patients come first. Parkview Health consists of 12 hospital facilities, 2 free-standing Surgery Centers, a free-standing emergency department, and over 600 employed providers - all on the Epic© platform.

PRMC, a member of Parkview Health, is a major regional medical center located in Fort Wayne. It provides comprehensive medical services to patients in northeastern Indiana, northwestern Ohio and southern Michigan. PRMC is a tertiary medical center currently with 511 beds (all private) and is a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. In addition to the medical and surgical populations, it also has specialty centers for stroke, cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, and women’s and children’s services.

Parkview Pharmacy has provided advanced pharmacy services in a variety of areas for over 20 years. Parkview offers a progressive pharmaceutical care environment in a variety of practice settings, including inpatient pharmacy, interdisciplinary rounding, ambulatory specialty clinics, a surgical/critical care satellite pharmacy, cancer satellite pharmacy, and specialty pharmacy. Parkview Pharmacy leadership includes a team with dedication to each facility and service type, including Inpatient and Ambulatory Clinical Services, Distribution Services Manager for Parkview Regional Medical Center and Parkview Hospital, an inpatient pharmacy supervisor, lead pharmacists in central and critical care/OR satellite, and lead technicians in central pharmacy. Parkview pharmacy is an early adopter of and a best-practice site for integrated technologies, including Epic©, Pyxis® MedStations™, Pyxis® CII Safe™, Talyst’s Autopack® and Autopharm® inventory management software with vertical carousels, Smart Infusion systems, and Baxa EM 2400™ TPN compounder.

Awards & Recognition:

  • In Spring 2022, Parkview Regional Medical Center was recognized with an ‘A’ for Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
  • In September 2019, Parkview Health was named Most Wired® by the American Hospital Association Health Forum for the sixth consecutive year.
  • In May 2019, Parkview Health was named Best Places to Work by Modern Healthcare.
  • In April 2019, Parkview Health was once again named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson HealthTM.
  • In April 2018, Parkview Health was named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes Magazine for the second consecutive year.
  • In March 2019, Parkview Regional Medical Center & Affiliates was awarded the IBM Watson HealthTM 100 Top Hospitals award as well as Everest Award winner.
  • In January 2019, Parkview Health was named one of The Nation's Best and Brightest in Wellness for the second consecutive year.
  • In 2017, Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation listed as one of “58 Hospitals with Innovation Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review for the second consecutive year.
  • In 2017, Parkview earned the nation’s top honor for nursing excellence: Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Position Qualifications: Candidates must possess a pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution and have completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency or have equivalent hospital practice experience. Pharmacy licensure or eligibility in Indiana is required. Candidates must have a high level of clinical practice skills, enthusiasm for teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with students, health professionals, and patients.

Applications: Official applications can be submitted online at www.parkview.com. Two letters of reference should be sent to Jamie Gaul, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Manager, 11109 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 or Jamie.Gaul@parkview.com.

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