The antimicrobial stewardship (AS) pharmacist will be responsible for participating in clinical, project management, precepting/training, and quality improvement activities as endorsed by the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and national guidelines (Joint Commission, CDC, CMS, etc.). The pharmacist will practice clinically in a strong interdisciplinary environment alongside a network of AS pharmacists, providers, and administrators. Infectious disease therapy will be optimized through the use of advanced stewardship tools within the electronic health record, patient care rounds, consults, and retrospective and prospective review of medication therapies.
In addition, the pharmacist will be responsible for both maintenance and development of best practices, including antimicrobial use optimization, order set and protocol review, monitoring of infection rates, documentation of AS interventions and clinical outcomes, antibiogram review, and cost savings initiatives. Development of continuing education for providers, pharmacists, and allied health staff will be required based on identified organizational needs and requests. Support for clinical and quality research is available. Responsibilities include local, regional and enterprise roles of the above activities.
Mayo Clinic has been recognized three years in a row as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.