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.
of discharge prescriptions to ensure safe, timely distribution to patients. Supervision
of technicians, ensuring compliance with controlled substances accountability.
medication safety principles integrated into each step of the the outpatient
pharmacy medication use process.
include rotating shifts and weekend staff depending on patient care and
knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage
•Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states and pathologies
evaluate drug therapy prescribed based on patient-specific diseases and
assess and apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles in
evaluation of prescriptions
knowledge of outpatient drug therapies as well as new drugs as they become
extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it
to the patient's medication regimen
verbal and written communication skills required to fulfill the pharmacist’s
counsel patients on medication therapy
•Ability to teach
and serve as a preceptor for training programs
prepare drugs needed for immediate administration
laws, regulations and standards relative to pharmacy practice including
controlled medication accountability requirements
prioritize work flow and effectively supervise technicians
or equivalent from an accredited school of pharmacy in the U.S.
pharmacist licensure in the State of California
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
§ 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
§ Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other
§ Able to read information on medication labels
§ 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
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