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Pharmacist - Inpatient Float

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 400 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. The Department of Pharmacy is committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?The full time Inpatient Floater -Pharmacist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is responsible for the daily organization and supervision of medication management activities in their areas, including but not limited to provision of clinical and drug distribution services and other duties as assigned.This is a 10 -hour position with rotating days/evenings and rotating weekends.
Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy. - PharmD preferred
  • Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience.License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
    • Current pharmacist licensure in the State of California.
    • BLS certification as outlined in the Pharmacist Responsibilities in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) and Code Blue Procedure: Pharmacy Policy and ProcedureWhat else are we looking for?
      • Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states and pathologies.
      • Ability to comprehend patient medical management plans.
      • Ability to assess and apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles for the selection and use of drug products in a clinical setting.
      • Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patient care plan.
      • Possess the verbal and written communication skills required to fulfill the pharmacist's responsibilities.
      • Ability to teach and serve as preceptor for training programs.
      • Ability to prepare drugs needed for immediate administration.
      • Ability to provide recommendations and monitor the use of drugs.
      • Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards relative to pharmacy practice.
      • Ability to adapt to change.
      • Ability to prioritize workflow.
      • Ability to evaluate medication regimens to meet the therapeutic needs of patients.
      • Ability to learn and adapt to the use of automated information systems in daily practice.
      • Demonstrated competency in techniques of pharmaceutical calculations, compounding and pharmacokinetics.
      • Possess patient-centered communication skills.
      • Possess computer skills necessary to perform job functions.
      • Exceptions to be approved by the Chief Pharmacy Officer or designee.
        Working Title:Pharmacist - Inpatient Float
        Department:Pharmacy-5Th
        Business Entity:Clinical & Support Services
        Job Category:,Pharmacy,Pharmacy
        Job Specialty:Pharmacy
        Position Type:Full-time
        Shift Length:10 hour shift
        Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Pharmacist - Inpatient Float, Other , Alhambra, California

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