Clinical Pharmacist - FT - Days
Provide pharmaceutical care services to the patients of the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance system facilities including, but not limited to oversight, monitoring, preparation, dispensing and proper documentation of patient medication therapy as well as providing drug information, patient information and oversight of information and dispensing systems; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations as well as proper storage and documentation.
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy or equivalent
BS Pharmacy degree or Pharm.D. or equivalent
Completed all continuing education requirements
Currently licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas.
Two years Hospital experience preferred, but not required. 20 hours of IV admixture preparation training. Requires good communication and organizational skills. Must have ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must have ability to speak effectively, and posses strong reasoning ability and good independent judgment. Requires working with frequent interruptions
Review and monitor patient's medication therapy and orders written by appropriate caregivers for safety and efficacy considering specific patient conditions and health status; advises patient caregivers of issues with, or possible enhancements to, patient's medication therapy and document such interventions. Prepare, label and dispense medications for patients in accordance with physicians' prescriptions; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and narcotics and the maintenance of required records.
Maintain appropriate records of dispensing and oversee and maintain the systems that charge or credit for medications and medication treatments.
Provide drug information and educate caregivers, patients and others regarding medications and their proper use and monitoring. Oversee and monitor all aspects of the medication process; collect data and present reports and recommendations regarding issues with the medication systems.
Ensure proper documentation and record keeping is done for all medications with particular attention to controlled substances.
Maintain all equipment and systems used in the preparation, oversight and dispensing of medications.
Ensure that appropriate medications are available for patients and properly procured, prepared, stored and maintained.
Supervise the process and technical personnel who assist in preparation, maintenance and dispensing of drugs and supplies. Provide support, education and oversight for investigational medications for patients; provide information regarding their preparation, labeling and availability within the medication system; maintain appropriate and required records and documentation for investigational drugs.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed to individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties of personnel so classified.
4.LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Chief Executive Officer…Chief Operating Officer…Pharmacy Director…Clinical Staff Pharmacist
5.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: (ADA):
A.Essential Duties:Indicated by bold print within performance standards, preceding individual numbered criteria.
B.Physical Requirements:The position requires minimal physical work not to exceed 40 pounds. Any work load exceeding 40 pounds will require assistance. The individual will be required to carry various office supplies, paper, reports, etc. A significant amount of writing is required. Trips to various departments will be required. The individual must also be able to maneuver throughout halls, stairways, and patient rooms in response to patient and hospital staff needs. Interpretation of patient needs requires visual and auditory skills.
The following table provides physical requirements that will be associated with, but not limited to, this position:
Light/moderate lifting up to 40 lbs, from the floor to shoulder height.
Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 40 lbs.
Light/moderate carrying up to 40 lbs.
Pulling hand over hand
Reaching above shoulder
Dual simultaneous grasping
Depth Perceptions needed
Ability to see
Operating office equipment
Operating mechanical equipment
Ability to read and write
Ability to Count
Ability to hear verbal communication without aid
Operating Personal Vehicle
Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication
Other: Ability to deal with stress
C.Working Conditions: The individual spends over 95% of his/her time in an air-conditioned environment with varying exposures to noise. There is protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
D.Occupational Exposure: This position is an OSHA Category II, which involves tasks that have no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but where circumstances may require performing unplanned Category I tasks. The normal work routine involves no routine exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but exposure or potential exposure may be required.
Intelligence: General learning ability: The ability to “catch on” or understand instructions and underlying principles. Ability to reason and make judgments. 1
Verbal:Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated with them, and to use them effectively. To comprehend language, to understand relationships between words, and to understand meanings of whole sentences and paragraphs. To present information or ideas clearly. 1
Numerical:Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately. 1
Spatial:Ability to comprehend forms in space and understands relationships of plane and solid objects. Frequently described as the ability to “visualize” objects or two or three dimensions, or to think visually of geometric forms. 2
Form Perception:Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects or in pictorial or graphic material to make visual comparisons and discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures and widths and lengths of lines. 3
Clerical Perception:Ability to receive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material. To observe differences in copy, to proofread words and numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in arithmetic computation. 1
Motor Coordination: Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed. Ability to make a movement response accurately and quickly. 2
Finger Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To work with fingers in placing and turning motions. 1
Manual Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To work with hands in placing and turning motions. 2
Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination:Ability to move the hand and foot coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli. 3
Color Discrimination:Ability to perceive and respond to similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of the same or different color. To identify a particular color, or to recognize harmonious or contrasting color combinations, or to match color adequately. 1
I have read and reviewed my job description with my supervisor or designee and I understand the job I am expected to perform.
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