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PRN Hospital Pharmacist

Date: Jul 5, 2018

Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Company: PharMerica

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

 

 

PharMerica Hospital Pharmacy Services in Tucson, AZ is recruiting a PRN Staff Pharmacist to join our team.

 

Summary: Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability.  Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability.  Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.
  • Maintains patient database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies).
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.
  • Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients and their family members in the medical record.
  • Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies and policy.
  • Implements policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.
  • Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.
  • Provide pharmaceutical care that includes cost conscious therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic evaluations, and documentation of patient medical records.
  • Respond to pharmaceutical inquiries from patients, medical personnel, and pharmacy staff.
  • Oversee activities and assign projects to resident pharmacist and other pharmacy personnel.
  • Responsible for, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in pharmacy required
  • Experience in hospital pharmacy
  • Knowledge of principals related to pharmaceutical preparation and practices
  • Licensed Pharmacist
  • Exhibit competent clinical judgment
  • Must be available to work as needed M-F 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and weekends 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

 

EOE M/F/D/V

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