HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist FT Days in Hudson, Florida

  • The Clinical Pharmacist provides clinical pharmacy services for all patients and ensures the safe procurement, preparation, labeling, distribution and control of all medications.

    • Coordinates and assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of clinical pharmacy programs to ensure clinical services meet the requirements and needs of the patient population and community.

    • Provides clinical pharmacy support and executes clinical pharmacy programs for all patient areas.

    • Reviews medication orders and quality of technicians work to ensure appropriateness of drugs ordered, dosage, route and interactions. Adjusts medications dosage/schedule as appropriate for patient condition as per policy.

    • Ensures medications are safely dispensed to patients in accordance with age specific guidelines. Follows appropriate procedures for the sterile preparation of IV admixtures in compliance with USP 797 standards.

    • Participates in the evaluation and analysis of clinical data, medication use, drug and drug class monograph development in support of clinical toolkit development.

    • Provides oversight of pharmacy distribution activities including order receipt, product storage, controlled substance process, dispensing and other distributional functions.

    • Closely monitors narcotic transactions by checking all controlled substances that are dispensed and reconciles the quantity/type of narcotics leaving the pharmacy. Promptly signs in narcotics received from the wholesaler; checks against pharmacy copy of the DEA 222 form and the wholesaler's invoices.

    • Assists the department in addressing physician consults as needed. Provides timely retrieval of reliable drug information from available sources.

    • Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

    • Communicates and interacts with patients, families and others in a caring, empathetic, courteous, and respectful manner.

    • Communicates effectively and works with physicians and/or other members of the interdisciplinary team in meeting patient needs. "

    • Receives, interprets and implements physician orders accurately and in a courteous manner. Consults resources in clarifying unfamiliar or questionable orders.

    • Actively contributes to and works toward hospital wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety and service excellence goals."

    • Continuously evaluates work process and design; understands role in ensuring quality/performance improvement, productivity, and service delivery to meet stakeholder needs.

    • Performs duties in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, and recognized professional, quality, patient safety, environmental and infection control standards.

    • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

    • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patients care which results in patient harm.

    • Bachelors of Science or Pharm D degree in Pharmacy from College of Pharmacy

    • "Experience as a pharmacist in an acute-care hospital setting or general pharmacy practice residency preferred"

    • Current FL Pharmacist license or license eligible. Eligible to sit for North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX).

    • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills

Title: Clinical Pharmacist FT Days

Location: Florida-Hudson-Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point - Hudson

Requisition ID: 00311-6221