Clinical Pharmacist

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation | Peridot, AZ

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Posted Date 7/21/2020

Clinical Pharmacist, Peridot

Requirements:   Two years of clinical pharmacy experience, preferred
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), preferred
Current and active state unrestricted Pharmacy license, Arizona state license preferred
BLS certification, preferred

The Clinical Pharmacist performs a variety of direct and indirect pharmacy services as an integral member of the healthcare team by providing therapeutic consultation regarding application and dispensing of medication therapies in accordance with applicable licensing and regulatory standards


Selects, compounds, dispenses and preserves drug therapy and other therapeutic agents as prescribed by an authorized medical practitioner in compliance with established standards and age appropriateness

Reviews patient chart for drug sensitivities, drug interactions, incompatibilities , dosage and therapy treatment in accordance with patient diagnosis and conditions
Meets with patient, patient family and/or responsible party to verify understanding of medication, potential drug interactions, possible side effects, storage and instructions regarding usage; documents in patient chart
Organizes and maintains drug information sources; responds to questions/requests from medical, nursing and other hospital staff
Prepares sterile products for patient administration; determines proper preparation, packaging, sterilization, storage and stability requirements of product.
Researches pharmacological information as needed to ensure appropriateness of treatment
Performs unit dose distribution, intravenous prep, additive and clinical rounds as a member of the healthcare team; responds to emergency situations by assisting with drug therapy
Serves as therapeutic consultant to medical staff to ensure medication therapy is rational
Actively participates in a variety of infection control, patient care policy formulation and drug selection committees
Prepares lectures and demonstrations for members of the Community and Hospital staff; assists in training program of Pharmacy students
Periodically inspects drugs in clinics and storerooms for adequacy, overstocking, arrangement, storage, proper rotation and evidence of deterioration
Performs primary care of patients with stable chronic conditions requesting medication refill and patient with acute self-limiting diseases in accordance with established standards of care
Maintains stock control records, narcotic records and inventories to ensure compliance with legal and administrative requirements
Participates in development of department policies, program planning and coordination with other agencies in carrying out pharmacy functions
Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives
Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor
May train and supervise Pharmacy Technicians as needed
Performs other job related functions and activities as requested/required

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