Elevating patient care to an art requires the skills, dedication and passion of people in every discipline. At Cedars-Sinai, pharmacists' expertise is critical to achieving the exceptional patient care for which we are known and trusted.
As a Drug Use Policy (DUP) Pharmacist at Cedars-Sinai, you would be responsible for strategic planning for biologics and therapeutic advances; collaborating with radical staff in development of evidence based guidelines; evaluating new drugs for the formulary, development of content for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee Additional you would be serve as a resource to staff on therapeutic issues and target drug programs; maintaining the online formulary; coordinating and editing the twice yearly pharmacy newsletter; preceding pharmacy students and residents: and running staff in-services. The pharmacist works collaboratively with the medical staff, nursing staff, Drug Use Policy Team, pharmacy management and staff in the development and implementation of initiatives and guidelines to reduce pharmaceutical expenses.
Position does require staffing 1 weekend a month
Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
Our world-class Pharmacy Services Department includes six satellite pharmacies, a drug information center, three outpatient pharmacies and the central pharmacy. Our staff of more than 300 employees includes pharmacists, technicians, residents and interns, and support personnel. In addition, we arecommitted to delivering you with the most advanced information technology and resources available, including Micromedex, OVID and MD Consult.
Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients.Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Cedars-Sinai has consistently been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality medical care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet desig...nation for nursing excellence in California. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely. Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.