Job Description

Clinical Pharmacist

Title:               Clinical Pharmacist

Department:    Pharmacy                                   
Reports To:
     Director of Pharmacy

EEOC:            Professionals

FLSA Status:   Exempt


The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for planning and providing clinical pharmacy services, disease management, Medication Therapy Management and other patient/staff education programs ensuring compliance with current regulations and in accordance with health center needs and national best practices.  The Clinical Pharmacist will document outcomes, supervise students and participate in health center committees and initiatives. He/she will assist the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator in daily pharmacy operations (includes dispensing responsibilities).


CS-HHC’s Expectations of all Employees

  • Adheres to all CS-HHC Policies and Procedures
  • Conducts self in a manner that represents CS-HHC’s Values at all times
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about Departmental and CS-HHC concerns
  • Consistently reports to work on time, prepared to perform the duties of the position
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Integrates with other health professionals to provide comprehensive care for the defined population
  • Recognizes, communicates and works collaboratively to resolve Drug-Drug and Drug-Food incompatibilities
  • Designs, implements and supervises evidence-based drug monitoring plans based on provider diagnoses
  • Identifies, communicates and assists in resolving medication therapy problems
  • Performs appropriate testing in accordance with CLIA and facility standards
  • Collects and analyzes data relating to patient care and outcomes
  • Documents care according to facility standards
  • Provides education on medication in the community
  • Participates in outcome and drug research projects
  • Assists the Director of Pharmacy with planning and operation of the Pharmacy Department
  • Assists in training, supervision and evaluation of technicians and pharmacy support staff
  • Participates in Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee and other meetings as needed
  • Performs all other duties as required




Education:      Degree from an accredited college of Pharmacy required.  Residency preferred.


Experience:     Licensed or eligible to practice pharmacy in the state of Connecticut. Participates in American Society of Health System Pharmacists or other pertinent national pharmacy organization preferred. Experience and familiarity with Joint Commission standards preferred.


Knowledge/Abilities:  Ability to communicate in a professional and effective manner with staff and patients in matters concerning drug therapy is required.


Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand or sit for extended periods of time.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


The job requires frequent contact with water (hand washing and cleaning) and working with body fluid and hazardous chemicals. When under these working conditions, OSHA standards and universal precautions must be followed at all times.


Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on an as needed basis.

How to Apply

Cornell Scott - Hill Health Center New Haven