Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Pharmacotherapy Specialist

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible for providing clinical speech services to patients, maintaining and keeping equipment and materials current and assisting with other departmental activities.

Education / Qualification Required:

  • PharmD/Doctor of Pharmacy
  • OR Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy AND a PharmD/Doctor of Pharmacy
  • AND Hospital Clinical Pharmacy residency of minimum one year duration mandatory

Experience Post Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a licensed, registered Clinical Pharmacist, (after Residency) in the specialty for which applying (i.e., oncology or critical care), in a tertiary hospital setting
  • Arabic speaker is an asset

License:

  • Current license as a Registered Pharmacist

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic speech pathology tests procedures and evaluates communication and swallowing functions of patients
  • Interprets and reports tests results to facilitate medical diagnosis
  • Provides counseling and education about communication and diagnosis to patients and their families
  • Determines therapeutic plan, including the need for therapy, frequency to of treatment, focus for intervention and duration of therapy
  • Selects assistive speech devises to improve patients communication
  • Performs re-evaluation after therapy to determine progress
  • Provides observations about hearing and other behavior to help determine the need for other services
  • Maintains records of all services
  • Communicates results and recommendations for improving communicative function to referral sources and outside agencies
  • Maintains speech pathology equipment and materials