Clinical Pharmacist Lead at HCA Healthcare
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Type: Full Time
Location: saint petersburg, Florida
Job Code: 01387-4905
Mixed (rotating weekends)
The Lead Clinical Pharmacist coordinates and assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of clinical pharmacy programs to ensure clinical services meet the requirements and needs of the patient population and community.
Provides clinical pharmacy support and executes clinical pharmacy programs for all patient areas.
Reviews medication orders and quality of technicians work to ensure appropriateness of drugs ordered, dosage, route and interactions. Adjusts medications dosage/schedule as appropriate for patient condition as per policy.
Ensures medications are safely dispensed to patients in accordance with age specific guidelines. Follows appropriate procedures for the sterile preparation of IV admixtures in compliance with USP 797 standards.
Participates in the evaluation and analysis of clinical data, medication use, drug and drug class monograph development in support of clinical toolkit development.
Closely monitors narcotic transactions by checking all controlled substances that are dispensed and reconciles the quantity/type of narcotics leaving the pharmacy. Promptly signs in narcotics received from the wholesaler; checks against pharmacy copy of the DEA 222 form and the wholesaler's invoices.
Assists the department in addressing physician consults as needed. Provides timely retrieval of reliable drug information from available sources.
Provides oversight of pharmacy distribution activities including order receipt, product storage, controlled substance process, dispensing and other distributional functions.
Bachelors of Science or Pharm D degree in Pharmacy from College of Pharmacy.
A minimum of one year experience as a pharmacist in an acute-care hospital setting.
Current FL Pharmacist license.
Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills .
Last Edited: 05/14/2018
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