St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy in Santa Rosa, California
We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist with the Pharmacy at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Work Schedule: On call/Per diem
Shift: 10-hour (Variable) Days
Provides the professional didactic knowledge, clinical and technical skills required by the Department to assure that every patient receives safe and effective drug therapy during hospitalization. Works independently. Requires little supervision. Seeks supervisory direction as required.
Oversees the operation of the department on a per-shift basis to include the dispensing process, IV admixture compounding, unit dose cart fill, and repackaging operations.
Assures personnel carry out assigned duties, monitoring shift arrival and departures for technical/distribution staff. Assumes responsibility for department operations when designated by the Director or Manager.
Interprets physician orders for correctness, reviewing for possible drug interactions/incompatibilities. Transcribes new orders into information system, documenting clarification of orders with physicians, and potential adverse drug events. Documents clinical interventions.
Maintains narcotic inventory reconciling same to narcotic tracking system. Performs assigned floor checks, maintains emergency trays, and fills outpatient prescriptions as required.
Assists in maintaining hospital records as required by State/Federal/Regulatory requirements. Maintain standard of practice as determined by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Communicates with physicians/nurses/other health care professionals providing pharmaceutical expertise as required. Utilizes available literature sources to give drug information as requested or required.
Maintains working knowledge of pharmacy and nursing medication policies.
Assists in classification of Medication Utilization Evaluation and Adverse Drug Events data. Gains awareness of Quality Improvement goals and assistance in related programs and surveys.
Supports Director or Manager in implementation of departmental and hospital goals. Provides orientation of new employees and in-service training to pharmacy and hospital personnel as determined by the Director/Manager.
Performs chart reviews as required for assessment of therapies, interactions, and patient response to medications and for regulatory required monitoring of therapy parameters.
Working knowledge of:
the practice of institutional pharmacy
pharmacy reference materials and ability to utilize them in the provision of drug information
performance of research utilizing on line resources/internet
computer systems in on-line information retrieval
the practice of inventory/stock controls
current laws/regulations which affect practice of pharmacy
aseptic compounding techniques
the preparation of extemporaneous sterile/non-sterile products
utilize computers and basic word processing and spreadsheets
plan/direct organize/delegate effectively during shift
effectively communicate in written/verbal mediums with staff/health care personnel
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy.
Experience: Hospital/health care experience; entry level individuals will be considered.
License / Certification: Current license to practice pharmacy in the State of California.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
One to two years of hospital pharmacy experience.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: Sonoma County Entities
Req ID: R323327
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