Clinical Pharmacist

PharmaceuticalPharmacy Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title:  Clinical Pharmacist 554304510

Department:  Pharmacy

Reports To:  Pharmacy Director

Shift: Monday - Friday; Rotating Weekends

Status:
Full Time

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinical Staff Pharmacist provides clinical pharmacy services to patients including pharmacokinetic consultations, total parenteral nutrition consultations, antimicrobial stewardship, formulary management, and compliance with clinical pathways and protocols in addition to performing the duties of a staff pharmacist, including accurate interpretation, preparation, and dispensing of all medication orders so that the correct medication, in the correct dosage, gets to the correct patient via the correct route at the correct time. Also, the Clinical Staff Pharmacist functions will include clinical rounding, and supervision of the technicians. The Clinical Staff Pharmacist will serve as a resource to other health care professionals through education and training programs

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduate of a college of pharmacy approved by the Accreditation Council of Pharmaceutical Education.

Licensure:  Currently licensed as a registered pharmacist by the Georgia Board of Pharmacy

Experience: Two years of hospital  experience or completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency program is preferred

Skills: Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards and techniques relating to the compounding and dispensing of medicinal drugs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of pharmaceutical care, including IV fluids, IV additive programs, automated dispensing systems, and IV therapy services. Knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to the pharmacy profession. Ability to use automated systems and office equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency. Ability to convey information effectively in verbal and written communication. Computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Excellent time management and communication skills.

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Work area should be well lighted.  Work schedule requires flexible and rotating hours.  May be required to handle hazardous drugs.  Rather demanding job requiring considerable activity and long periods of being on one's feet.  Extensive amount of mental effort required.  Must be able to communicate effectively.