October 22, 2021
    Sonoma County, California
    Job Type



    Sonoma County - California

    Base Salary - USD $156,000 to $272,000


    Benefits - Full

    Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate


    Job Summary:

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist works as an essential team member of the multidisciplinary patient care team in delivering optimal pharmaceutical care to patients. In collaboration with other members of the patient care team, clinical pharmacy specialist shares the responsibility for patient safety and treatment outcomes by providing comprehensive medication management services. Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is a pharmacy leader with strong knowledge of their respective clinical specialty. Specialist must possess ability to work independently in identifying process improvement deficiencies as well as developing and implementing action plans to improve quality of patient care.


    Essential Functions:

    The pharmacist prospectively evaluates all drug therapy for the following: appropriate indications, drug dosages, drug interactions, and drug allergies; monitors the patient’s pharmacotherapeutic regimen for effectiveness and Adverse Drug Events (ADE) or intolerances; intervenes as needed.

    The pharmacist participates in daily rounds as a member of the multidisciplinary patient care team to provide comprehensive pharmacotherapy management for their patients that includes order verification, pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring, medication safety reviews, medication reconciliation, discharge counseling etc.

    The pharmacist specialist is a medication expert, through advanced clinical training or experience in a specific pharmacy clinical field, responsible for educating providers, pharmacists, and nurses.

    The pharmacist documents clinical activities in patient chart that include, but are not limited to, assessment of treatment options for all chronic and acute conditions, therapeutic interventions and recommendations, general pharmacotherapeutic monitoring, pharmacokinetic monitoring, ADEs, education, follow-ups, and other relevant patient care information.

    Rotates to central pharmacy and other patient care area shifts as needed by the department.

    Assists Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor and Director in collecting and analyzing drug use data to improve quality of care.

    Assists in writing evidence-based drug-use policies, medication treatment protocols and procedures for safe and optimal medication use.

    Assists in evaluation and selection of appropriate drug products for hospital formulary.

    Precepts PharmD students and assists Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor in developing and maintaining syllabi for the experiential pharmacy student rotations.

    Attends committees and meetings as deemed appropriate by the Pharmacy Clinical Supervisor or Director.



    Strong computer skills.

    Strong research and presentation skills.

    Strong data collection and analytical skills.

    Strong communication skills.

    Strong knowledge of ambulatory and acute care treatment principles.

    Strong knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, and Pharmacoeconomics.

    Advanced clinical knowledge in their area of training or specialty (pediatrics, psychiatry, emergency medicine, critical care, transition of care etc.).


    Minimum Position Requirements:


    PharmD From an accredited School of Pharmacy.

    Hospital residency training, PGY-2. or equivalent clinical experience

    Experience: 2 years Clinical pharmacist in hospital setting.


    Licensed in CA as pharmacist, OR

    Have passed the CA exam, California Pharmacist Jurisprudence Examination (CPJE), AND

    Able to get pharmacist license within 6 weeks of start of employment.


    Preferred Position Qualifications:

    Education: PGY-2 training in an acute care pharmacy specialty.

    Experience: 5 years’ Experience working as a clinical pharmacist specialist.

    PharmD from an Accredited School of Pharmacy

    Passed the CPJE (California Pharmacist Jurisprudence) exam

    5 years working experience as a Clinical Pharmacist

    Pgy-2 training in an acute care pharmacy

    Licensed CA Pharmacist



    We are looking for clinical pharmacists with active California license and training or experience in Oncology to fill two positions at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital: Oncology Pharmacotherapy Clinic (Ambulatory Care Clinic) pharmacist specialist and oncology infusion room pharmacist specialist.


    Clinical Pharmacist in the PTC role functions at a provider level delivering direct care to the oncology patients while working closely and collaboratively with the team of oncology providers and nursing staff.


    Clinical Pharmacist in the infusion room provides direct care to the patients receiving parenteral chemotherapy and biological treatments.


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