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We are a collaboration of four premier health employers Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, Providence and Vancouver Coastal Health and provide an integrated approach to pharmaceutical care and service excellence patients, residents and clients committed to investing in your professional development in building an environment where you can advance your career.
We currently have an exciting Full Time opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist to join the Antimicrobial Stewardship Department. This regional Antimicrobial Stewardship position features clinical work at Royal Columbian Hospital and requires travel to other hospitals for clinical work and/or meetings.
Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
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Reporting to the Coordinator, AMS and in collaboration and partnership with the Coordinator, Clinical Pharmacy Services at the assigned site, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, AMS implements and has a major role in planning the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Identifies target areas of antimicrobial drug usage for further evaluation by reviewing historical patterns of use. Prepares reports on activities and develops criteria and standards for evaluation/reporting purposes and implements changes to the AMS Program as needed to accurately assess antimicrobial drug usage patterns. Monitors drug-utilization data records for reporting and analysis as required. Develops and implements AMS policies, procedures, standards, and other supporting documents. Researches current and best practices, conducts critical review of clinical literature, consults with clinical experts and pharmacy services. Conducts antimicrobial drug utilization evaluations and/or reviews to support research initiatives or antimicrobial stewardship decision making. Develops communication materials relating to the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.
Certificate of completion of year 1 and year 2 of a Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program accredited by the Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB) supplemented by two (2) years' recent, relevant hospital pharmacy experience including one (1) year's pharmacy experience in antimicrobial stewardship or an equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.
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