Work Hours: Varied
Under the leadership of the department Director, Assistant Director, and/or Pharmacy Supervisor, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible and accountable for planning, directing, assessing and providing pharmaceutical care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations, fiscal responsibility, and broad pharmacy knowledge. The Clinical Pharmacist must participate in pharmacy-managed protocols, inpatient medication order screening and verification, patient consultations, and completion of timely interventions whenever indicated. Responsibilities include medication management including order processing, IV compounding, reviewing patient medication regimens, therapeutic drug monitoring, competently prescribing per drug protocol, providing drug information, preventing and identifying adverse drug reactions and medication errors, patient consultation, and the oversight of Pharmacy Technicians. The Clinical Pharmacist also responds to various emergency situations including cardiopulmonary arrest, stroke, and trauma codes.
At least one year of current pharmacist experience. Acute care hospital pharmacy experience within five years preferred. Completion of a pharmacy residency preferred.
As required to meet State of California licensure requirements.
State of California RPH (Pharmacist) license is required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS is required. ACLS must be completed prior to completion of the introductory period and independent assignment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2820