To be fully engaged in providing No Harm/Quality, Customer Experience, and Stewardship, staff pharmacists fill orders for oral, parenteral, and enteral medications, monitor patient drug therapies, and provide drug information while complying with the laws governing the practice of pharmacy. Staff pharmacists supervise and direct support personnel.
Interprets medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately. Maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles.
Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition products accurately.
Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law.
Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.
Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes, as needed.
Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient records, as appropriate.
Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
Maintains current pharmacy licensure.
Attends orientation, education, and training programs. Reviews literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy.
Complete all competency/skill assessment requirements (see attached competence assessment/skill list).
Maintains patient and department/hospital confidentiality.
Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data; conducts quality monitors and inspections; and maintains log, records, and other documentation as assigned
- Must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy degree, Pharm D degree preferred.
- Must have a current Florida license.
- 6 or more months of hospital experience preferred
- Repetitive use of hands and fingers. Good hand and wrist dexterity to enable typing and/or computer work for 8-10 hours/day.
- Good eyesight to read labels/prescriptions, graduated containers of fluids, to count tabs,capsules.
- Good hearing to understand phone instructions/orders, customers and those in which the position depends.
- Ability to work in noisy distracting atmosphere, to handle frequent interruptions, to adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
- Handle large volumes of work for long periods of time.
- Walk, bend, stoop, twist, sit, stand for long periods of time, 8-10 hours a day.
- May require lifting and carrying light loads (Up to 40lbs.)