Pharmacist - Clinical: Pharmacy

Memorial Healthcare System Pembroke Pines, FL

About the Job

  


Summary:
Coordinates and provides the pharmaceutical care of patients. Provides leadership to pharmacy technicians.

 

Detailed responsibilities:
• Manages and recommends drug therapy regimes as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
• Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders, labs and other clinically relevant information for appropriateness.
• Assures timely order verification and distribution of pharmaceuticals.
• Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.


Competencies and skills:
Essential:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• DRUG INFORMATION AND PATIENT EDUCATION: Designs and delivers drug information and patient education.
• CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS - PHARMACOLOGY: Performs pharmacological clinical interventions and clinical problem solving.
• MEDICATION SAFETY: Utilizes processes and techniques to promote medication safety.
• PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"

 

 

Education:
Essential:
• Accredited Program

 

Education specialization:
Essential:
• Pharmacy


Credentials:
Essential:
• Pharmacist License - FL



 

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

 

 

Working conditions:
Essential:
• Bending and Stooping    80.00%
• Climbing    40.00%
• Keyboard Entry    100.00%
• Kneeling    40.00%
• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater    40.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient    60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient    60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient    40.00%
• Reaching    80.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm    80.00%
• Running    60.00%
• Sitting    80.00%
• Squatting    80.00%
• Standing    80.00%
• Walking    80.00%
• Audible Speech    80.00%
• Hearing Acuity    80.00%
• Smelling Acuity    60.00%
• Depth Perception    80.00%
• Distinguish Color    80.00%
• Seeing - Far    80.00%
• Seeing - Near    80.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste    40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory    40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion    40.00%
• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids    40.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens    60.00%
• Cytotoxic Chemicals    80.00%
• Dust    80.00%
• Gas/Vapors/Fumes    40.00%
• Hazardous Chemicals    80.00%
• Hazardous Medication    80.00%
• Latex    80.00%
• Computer Monitor    80.00%
• Domestic Animals    40.00%
• Fire Risk    40.00%
• Heating Devices    60.00%
• Magnetic Fields    60.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts    80.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects    80.00%
• Potential Electric Shock    40.00%
• Potential for Physical Assault    40.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces    60.00%

  

 

Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:

• Medical and Surgical Services
• Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
• Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
• Memorial Cancer Institute
• Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
• Memorial Neuroscience Institute
• Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
• Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• The Family Birthplace
• Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.