Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Outpatient, Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

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The per diem

Outpatient Pharmacist 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.

Management

of discharge prescriptions to ensure safe, timely distribution to patients. Supervision

of technicians, ensuring compliance with controlled substances accountability.

Ensuring

medication safety principles integrated into each step of the the outpatient

pharmacy medication use process.

Staffing

include rotating shifts and weekend staff depending on patient care and

departmental needs.

Experience:

•Comprehensive

knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage

•Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states and pathologies

•Ability to

evaluate drug therapy prescribed based on patient-specific diseases and

conditions

•Ability to

assess and apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles in

evaluation of prescriptions

•Possesses

knowledge of outpatient drug therapies as well as new drugs as they become

available.

•Ability to

extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it

to the patient's medication regimen

•Possesses the

verbal and written communication skills required to fulfill the pharmacist’s

responsibilities.

•Ability to

counsel patients on medication therapy

•Ability to teach

and serve as a preceptor for training programs

•Ability to

prepare drugs needed for immediate administration

•Knowledge of

laws, regulations and standards relative to pharmacy practice including

controlled medication accountability requirements

•Ability to

prioritize work flow and effectively supervise technicians

EducationalRequirements:

•Pharm.D. degree

or equivalent from an accredited school of pharmacy in the U.S.

License/Certification/RegistrationRequirements:

•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

•Completion of a PGY-1and/or PGY2 residency, or equivalent experience, or specialty training preferred

Physical Requirements:

§ Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional

sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for

distances to 10 feet.

§ Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices

including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure

alarms.

§ Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other

customers.

§ Able to read information on medication labels

Work Environment:

§ Exposure to minimal but constant noise levels.

§ Repetitive hand motions.

§ Some functions may include incidental exposure to hazards

associated with preparation of hazardous medications.

§ Some functions may require use of personal protective equipment.

§ Use of standard precautions for infection control

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.