harmacist- Per Diem Varied Shifts- Desert Regional Medical CenterGENERAL DUTIES:Perform clinical, distributive, supervisional, and educational functions necessary to support the departmental functions. Access to all Patient Health Information related to job function. Uses critical thinking skills and exercises independent decision-making as needed for the provision of safe and rational medication therapy.DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES: 1. Practices pharmacy in accordance with all applicable regulations and upholds pharmacy policy/procedures as appropriate2. Accurately and efficiently assesses drug therapy in relation to patient specific conditions.3. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with colleagues, physicians and other care providers.4. Helps coordinate department operations and assures responsibility for professional development.5. Establishes standards/norms for clinical practice/patient care and evaluates opportunities that improve patient outcomes.6. Demonstrates independent leadership and professionalism.7. Consistently demonstrates work habits that are in accordance with department standards/norms.8. Is an active participant, who contributes to value of The Pharmacy Team.9. Helps peers and co-workers to improve services with comments, suggestions, and a positive attitude.10. Effectively communicates with colleagues, physicians, members of the health care team; and patients when deemed appropriate.11. Accurately assesses drug therapy, in relation to patient specific conditions, i.e. compromised renal/hepatic function, hypersensitivity, age-related dose adjustments, department/hospital policies and procedures, therapeutic indication(s), formulary/therapeutic alternatives, administration routes, contraindications, etc.12. Recognizes problematic Drug-Drug and Drug-Food interactions.13. Clinically assesses and appropriately documents reports of ADR’s and/or medication errors.14. Assesses patient for medication non-compliance.15. Designs and implements an appropriate pharmacotherapeutic plan to address the identified problem(s).16. Monitors for clinical outcomes, and follows up with the patient and health care team.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Required:• Posses a valid CA pharmacist’s license (maintain current at all times)• Minimum 6 months experience in a hospital pharmacy or equivalent clinical practice experience• Current American Heart Association BLS or within 30 days of hire or reinstatement from LOA—no direct patient care without BLS). (maintain current at all times)• If routinely staffed in critical care areas will require one or all of the following advanced life support as applicable to nursing unit (verify with Pharmacy Director nursing unit Pharmacist will be staffed on): American Heart Association ACLS (maintain current at all times) within 90 days of hire or transfer NRP (maintain current at all times) within 90 days of hire or transfer PALS (maintain current at all times) within 90 days of hire or transfer S.T.A.B.L.E. (maintain current at all times) within 90 days of hire or transfer• Able to work all shifts and weekends• Excellent written & verbal communication skills Preferred:• Pharm.D. completion of an ASHP residency program. Masters or other post-graduate degree.• Collaborate Practice experience, Protocol management• Office (Word, Excel, PPT) experience• Familiarity with CPOE, Cerner, or other electronic documentation systemsJob: Pharmacist/Staff/ClinicalPrimary Location: Palm Springs, CaliforniaHospital Location: Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type: PT2YShift Type: Varied Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
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