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Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care

Employer
Sutter Health
Location
Modesto, California, US
Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Health System
Organization:
MMC-Memorial Medical Center

Position Overview:
Delivers pharmaceutical care through the provision of patient-centered clinical service, medication information, education, medication preparation and distribution that ensures safe, effective, and cost efficient medication therapy. Exercises sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to provide input to and implement the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis in a timely manner. Precepts Pharmacy Residents in accredited Residency Program. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring and care, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care.
Practices in the Intensive Care Unit as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Job Description:

EDUCATION:
  • Doctorate: Graduation from an accredited school of Pharmacy


CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE:
  • PHARMD-Licensed Pharmacist
  • OR PHARMR-Registered Pharmacist


TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:
  • 3 years recent relevant experience


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • Ability to influence physician prescribing at the service-line level.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing projects and initiatives which have impact at the facility level.
  • Must meet qualifications to precept Pharmacy Residents in an ASHP accredited Residency Program.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, generic and trade pharmaceutical names, pharmaceutical calculations and laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of different Pharmacy practice settings, including narcotic delivery and procedures.
  • Knowledge and ability to identify and employ pharmaceutical and medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in prescribing, dispensing, and record keeping of medications.
  • Requires a basic working knowledge of legal requirements and accreditation standards including National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), The Joint Commission (TJC), Title XXII, United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Pharmacopeia (USP).
  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines
  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), related pharmaceutical technology, electronic health records (EHR), and EPIC.
  • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).


Job Shift:
Varied

Schedule:
Full Time

Shift Hours:
10

Days of the Week:
Variable

Weekend Requirements:
Rotating Weekends

Benefits:
Yes

Unions:
No

Position Status:
Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:
40

Employee Status:
Regular

Number of Openings:
1

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Pay Range is $92.73 to $102.00 / hour

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

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