First shift 7AM - 3:30PM
Coverage for PTO, department meetings and one weekend per month.
Ensures accurate compounding and dispensing of medications to patients. Furnishes drug information and recommendations to physicians, nurses, and patients. Responsible for identification, resolution and prevention of drug related problems.
Develops and maintains competency for clinical pharmacy practice including determining appropriate drug therapy for patients, prevention/resolution of drug related problems, and dispensing and compounding skills consistent with good pharmaceutical practice. Maintains up to date knowledge of and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, system policies and procedures, and department issues and initiatives.
Reviews and accurately interprets medication orders. Evaluates for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab and drug-disease interactions. Optimizes drug therapy (clinical and cost based) through consultation with other healthcare providers, patients and caregivers. Conducts pharmacokinetic monitoring and provides appropriate documentation. Designs individualized drug therapy regimens including medication dose for a patient's size, organ function and disease state. Provides appropriate medication information, and device usage to patients, patients’ families and other healthcare providers.
Facilitates medication-related continuity of care at admission, transfer and discharge.
Prepares and checks medication doses in a manner consistent with good pharmaceutical practice, including using appropriate compounding technique, packaging and labeling of substance.
Takes appropriate steps to prevent medication events and reports them through appropriate channels.
Demonstrates a knowledge of and provides input into establishing and implementing drug distribution processes, including the use of automation and technology. Actively supports and participates in departmental efforts, including performance improvement activities, department committees, and/or shared governance activities.
Provides work direction and guidance to other pharmacy caregivers. May provide orientation/training to new pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and may serve as a preceptor for interns, students, and/or residents.
Assumes responsibility for departmental operations and manages workflow to meet departmental and patient needs in the absence of a supervisor.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.Basic computer skills.
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