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PRN - Clinical Pharmacist

Company: SCA Health
Location: Peridot
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

THIS POSITION IS PRN The Clinical Pharmacist performs a variety of direct and indirect pharmacy services as an integral member of the healthcare team by providing therapeutic consultation regarding application and dispensing of medication therapies in accordance with applicable licensing and regulatory standards ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but not limited to the following) * Selects, compounds, dispenses and preserves drug therapy and other therapeutic agents as prescribed by an authorized medical practitioner in compliance with established standards and age appropriateness * Reviews patient chart for drug sensitivities, drug interactions, incompatibilities , dosage and therapy treatment in accordance with patient diagnosis and conditions * Meets with patient, patient family and/or responsible party to verify understanding of medication, potential drug interactions, possible side effects, storage and instructions regarding usage; documents in patient chart * Organizes and maintains drug information sources; responds to questions/requests from medical, nursing and other hospital staff * Prepares sterile products for patient administration; determines proper preparation, packaging, sterilization, storage and stability requirements of product. * Researches pharmacological information as needed to ensure appropriateness of treatment * Performs unit dose distribution, intravenous prep, additive and clinical rounds as a member of the healthcare team; responds to emergency situations by assisting with drug therapy * Serves as therapeutic consultant to medical staff to ensure medication therapy is rational * Actively participates in a variety of infection control, patient care policy formulation and drug selection committees * Prepares lectures and demonstrations for members of the Community and Hospital staff; assists in training program of Pharmacy students * Periodically inspects drugs in clinics and storerooms for adequacy, overstocking, arrangement, storage, proper rotation and evidence of deterioration * Performs primary care of patients with stable chronic conditions requesting medication refill and patient with acute self-limiting diseases in accordance with established standards of care * Maintains stock control records, narcotic records and inventories to ensure compliance with legal and administrative requirements * Participates in development of department policies, program planning and coordination with other agencies in carrying out pharmacy functions * Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives * Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor * May train and supervise Pharmacy Technicians as needed * Performs other job related functions and activities as requested/required * Two years of clinical pharmacy experience, preferred * Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), preferred * Current and active state unrestricted Pharmacy license, Arizona state license preferred * BLS certification, preferred Indian Preference and Equal Employment Opportunity SCAHC gives preference in hiring to San Carlos Apache Tribal members and other Native Americans in accordance with the San Carlos Apache Tribe's Tribal Preference Policy, as set forth in Section 402 of the Tribe's Human Resources Department Policies and Procedures Manual. Otherwise SCAHC does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect him/her because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, SCAHC complies with all applicable federal, and Tribal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: SCA Health, Mesa , PRN - Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , Peridot, Arizona

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