The Clinical Pharmacist shall perform clinical, distributive, super visional, and educational functions necessary to support the departmental functions. Furthermore, he/she use critical thinking skills and exercises independent decision-making as needed for the provision of safe and rational medication therapy. In addition, the Pharmacist works to uphold all department related policies and procedures with close attention to medication management duties dictated by the Joint Commission.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Practices pharmacy in accordance with all applicable regulations and upholds pharmacy policy/procedures as appropriate
Establishes and maintains professional relationships with colleagues, physicians and other care providers.
Helps coordinate department operations and assures responsibility for professional development.
Establishes standards/norms for clinical practice/patient care and evaluates opportunities that improve patient outcomes.
Demonstrates independent leadership and professionalism with respect to the oversight of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, and pharmacy interns. Contributes to department research for both pharmacy students and residents
Consistently demonstrates work habits that are in accordance with department standards/norms. Able to troubleshoot problems independently and use the management tree as appropriate.
Is an active participant, who contributes to value of The Pharmacy Team by Helping peers and co-workers to improve services with comments, suggestions, and a positive attitude
Effectively communicates with colleagues, physicians, members of the health care team; and patients when deemed appropriate.
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.
Recognizes problematic Drug-Drug, Drug-Disease and Drug-Food interactions.
Clinically assesses and appropriately documents report of ADR's and/or medication errors.
Designs and implements an appropriate Pharmacy therapeutic plan to address the identified problem(s).
Monitors for clinical outcomes, and follows up with the patient and health care team.
Effectively documents in the medical record all pertinent drug related interventions.
Maintains compliance with drug related regulation in a hospital setting including but not limited to: USP, State board of Pharmacy, DEA, and CDPH.
Maintain knowledge regarding hospital formulary, inventory, and drug shortages
Pharm.D degree from accredited university (may consider RPh with extensive work exp.)
Possess a valid CA pharmacistâ��s license (maintain current at all times)
Minimum 6 monthsâ�� experience in a hospital pharmacy or equivalent clinical practice experience
Current American Heart Association BLS or within 30 days of hire (maintain current at all times)
If routinely staffed in critical care areas will require one or all of the following advanced life support certifications within 90 days of hire or transfer, as applicable (verify with Pharmacy Director):
American Heart Association ACLS (maintain current at all times)
PALS (maintain current at all times)
NRP (maintain current at all times)
S.T.A.B.L.E. (maintain current at all times)
Able to work all shifts and weekends
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Completion of an ASHP residency program
Certification through the board of pharmaceutical specialties or equivalent
Collaborative practice experience using protocol management skills
Office (Word, Excel, PPT) experience
Familiarity with CPOE, Cerner, or other electronic documentation systems
AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED:
This position has responsibility for the assessment, treatment or care of patients in the following age groups:
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��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. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.