Inpatient Pharmacist

Inpatient Pharmacist

Inpatient Pharmacist

Inpatient Pharmacist

Primary Location Berkeley, California
Job Number 1145055
Date posted 01/23/2023
Description:
Consults with patients and medical professionals regarding pharmaceutical therapy while operating under indirect supervision. distributes pharmacy supplies, as well as compounds, stores, and purchases them. provides medication, information, and product identification to medical professionals and patients.
Essential Tasks:
-To ensure the best therapeutic outcomes and most cost-effective prescribing, under indirect supervision, monitors and/or controls the drug therapy of a designated group of ambulatory or hospitalized patients.
-Reviews laboratory test findings and patient progress to look for adverse drug reactions. Consults with medical staff to help interpret lab results and provide care for patients. Patients are questioned to learn about medication use, allergies to and sensitivity to certain medications.
-As necessary, record the data in the patient's electronic medical record and other platforms. Informs patients on how to use the drug, how to store it, the value of compliance, safety measures, and warnings related to medication therapy. According to established policies and procedures, counsels the patient on the usage of pertinent devices and the synchronization of pharmacological therapy with nutrition.
-Pharmacy items are dispensed, compounded, procured, stored, and distributed. checks the precision and efficacy of drug delivery. reviews of medications from the pharmacy. checks the precision and efficacy of drug delivery.
-Reviewing and entering prescriptions into the patient's electronic medical record. examines the accuracy of the transcription or data entry in the electronic medical record or the drug administration record. checks the accuracy of the drug preparation and distribution done by the pharmacy staff.
-Examines the patient's medical file to confirm that the drug was delivered and administered as directed. reports discrepancies to the proper administrative and/or medical staff. takes part in the training and education programs that are assigned.
-Whenever necessary, offers patients, pharmacy staff, and other medical employees continuing education and training programs. Participates in utilization reviews, hospital committees, patient care rounds, and quality management programs as required.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
  • N/A.
Education
  • B.S. degree in Pharmacy OR Pharm.D required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Current American Heart Association-approved Basic Life Support (BLS) card is required.
  • Current CA Registered Pharmacist License.
Additional Requirements:
  • Must be able to obtain an NPI # within one month in position.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current pharmacological/biopharmaceutical principles, medical terminology, pathologies, disease states, and related information for a medical management plan.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique, and the preparation of sterile IV products and chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Knowledge of emergency medications and drug monitoring.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to operate the pharmacy computer system(s) and other equipment.
  • Must be able to generate prescription labels.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO PASS BACKGROUND CHECK.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A.
Primary Location: California,Berkeley,Berkeley Biomedical Engineering
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Variable
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat *Contract Compliant: Sunday-Saturday, shift may include working weekends, days, evenings, & nights. Variable.W
orking Hours Start: 12:01 AM
Working Hours End: 11:59 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A14|GFPP|Guild for Prof. Pharmacists
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Specialty: Inpatient Pharmacist
Department: Berkeley Biomedical Engineering – Home Infusion Phcy – 0208
Travel: No

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