The Clinical Pharmacist works closely with healthcare professionals to decide upon the best medications to treat patient symptoms. A Clinical Pharmacist typically works in partnership with Medical Doctors and they consult with doctors and nurses as necessary.
- Develops clinical pharmacy programs according to policies and regulations
- Reviews records of patients to determine the appropriateness of medication therapy
- Evaluates patient’s condition to ensure all issues are being treated
- Identifies untreated health problems and refer patients to appropriate physicians
- Develops effective medication plans that minimize the risk of adverse side-effects
- Consults on dosages, medication substances, etc.
- Advises on the correct administration of drugs
- Assesses the results of pharmaceutical treatments
- Collaborates with healthcare professionals to ensure optimal patient care
- Keeps accurate documentation of medication plans and patient progress
- Degree in Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
- A verified license and residency training will be mandatory.
- A precise understanding of direct patient care and pharmaceutical therapy.
- Know-how of treatments along with their side effects.
- Sound know-how of drug administration and health and safety guidelines.
- Good understanding of computers.
- Ability to work in a team or individually as and when required.
- Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.
Skills needed for this role
The Clinical Pharmacist must have exceptional research skills to choose the best medication based on prescribed medications. He/She must have exceptional oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and outstanding problem-solving skills.