Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Inpatient Floater in Los Angeles, California
Make a Difference in Pharmacy
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Our 886-bed nonprofit, acute, tertiary, teaching Level I trauma center hospital is located in the heart of Los Angeles. The Pharmacy Department has over 450 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via two cancer centers, outpatient pharmacies and ambulatory care clinics.
The full time Inpatient Floater Pharmacist (general adult float) 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.
Pharm.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited school of pharmacy in the USA.
Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience.
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 Procedure
What else are we looking for?
Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience preferred.
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.
Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
About the Team
Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.
Req ID : HRC1446103
Working Title : Pharmacist - Inpatient Floater
Department : Pharmacy
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Pharmacy
Job Specialty : Pharmacy
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 10 hour
Base Pay : $60.07 - $96.11
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.