Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Marshall, MI 
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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Full Time
Oaklawn Hospital
Marshall, Michigan

Hours: This position works primarily Monday through Friday day shifts, with occasional weekends as needed.

As a full time, exempt Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with CPS, at Oaklawn Hospital, you will provide clinical pharmacy services for patients who are referred by a provider to a medication therapy center specialty clinic or as part of team-based care embedded within a primary care practice with a focus on Diabetes.

Duties include:

  • Performing direct patient care under collaborative practice agreements and consultation services.
  • Actively managing medication therapy, complete medication reviews, collaborate with providers to optimize medication therapy, improve adherence, promote wellness, prevent disease and complications from disease, and improve outcomes. (This may include recommending or initiating new medication, titrating current medications, monitoring labs, and providing patient education to optimize medication adherence and lifestyle choices).
  • Documenting all activities and interventions accurately and appropriately in patient medical record and communicate with other healthcare providers regarding the patient's care.
  • Collaborating with providers, patients, and caregivers to provide coordinated, comprehensive, high-quality care to patients, including but not limited to disease state management, preventive care, and transition care management.
  • Providing patient education, promote self-management skills, and encourage patient engagement in their own care.

About the Facility: Oaklawn Hospital founded more than eight decades ago is a highly regarded independently owned regional health care organization, licensed for 77 acute care beds, offers over 35 specialties and operates a 17-bed inpatient psychiatric unit. Oaklawn Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital, with a main campus residing on the same site as the original hospital, providing facilities, equipment and technology that are usually only found at larger health systems. Oaklawn has a reputation for advancing medicine and providing compassionate, personal care to Calhoun County and parts of Branch and Eaton counties with a medical staff of more than 150 providers representing over 35 specialties. CPS has partnered with the hospital to manage the day to day operations of this pharmacy. This position is an employee of CPS.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Active Michigan Pharmacist license in good standing
  • At least 2 years of recent Pharmacist experience (in a hospital setting preferred)
  • Successful completion of a Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred
  • Certification as a Diabetic Educator or ability to obtain is required
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions and respond to client concerns
  • Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets and pharmacy information systems
  • Effective communications skills; verbal and written

Hospital Requirements:

  • PPD/TB Skin Test- documentation of negative TB skin test within the last 12 months. Skin test provided on-site, if needed.
  • (Flu) Influenza-required for hire between Oct 1st-April 30th, vaccine provided on-site if needed

Benefits: All employees enjoy a competitive salary, eligibility to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match. Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Time Off Plan, Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.

CPS Requirements: All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test and signed onboarding documents. Additionally, you may be required to provide medical records or have additional medical examinations/background checks that are a specific requirement of the location or position in which you are hired. Due to the healthcare requirements of the location where you will work and the clients we support, this may include a COVID vaccine. This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS team members. CPS is also committed to a safe and drug free workplace. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.

About CPS: Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, CPS Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation's largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit .


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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