Staff Pharmacist, PRN, Walton

Job Number: 2101322

Piedmont Walton Hospital - Monroe, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN


Description

JOB PURPOSE:
Performs duties of distribution, documentation and compounding related to drugs, solutions and equipment to meet the needs of patients and staff. Responsible for the reviewing, compounding, dispensing and monitoring of medication therapy for infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients which includes dosing variations, nutritional needs and disease states associated with the various age groups. Supervises pharmacy technician activities including monitoring of all orders filled by auxiliary personnel. Assumes responsibility for competency and self-development in professional pharmacy practice. Performs patient focused care clinical activities throughout the hospital, to provide patients with optimal medication therapy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs duties of distribution, documentation and compounding related to drugs, solutions and equipment to meet the needs of patients and staff.
• Responsible for the reviewing, compounding, dispensing and monitoring of medication therapy for infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients which includes dosing variations, nutritional needs and disease states associated with the various age groups.
• Assumes responsibility for competency and self-development in professional pharmacy practice.
• Processes medication orders from patient care areas.
• Oversees pharmacy technician activities including monitoring of all orders filled by auxiliary personnel.
• Performs patient focused care clinical activities throughout the hospital, to provide patients with optimal medication therapy.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
• Typing and computer skills.
• Ability to work effectively with others while possessing tact, discretion, and diplomacy.
• Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
• Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
• Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests.
• Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.
• Must possess good written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate appropriately.
• Must maintain up to date knowledge of drug information.
• Ability to monitor, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning patients medication/pharmaceutical care needs.
• Skill and ability in pharmacy automation and dispensing technology.
• Knowledge of current DNV standards.

Disclaimer
The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Pharmacy.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
NA
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Licensed as a registered pharmacist in the state of Georgia.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Hospital pharmacy experience preferred.


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