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  • Pharmacist (Resident), Full-Time, Days Bakersfield
  • Adventist Health in Bakersfield, CA, United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Central to all that California has to offer, Adventist Health Bakersfield has been providing an extraordinary team of world-class physicians, top-notch medical technology, caring professionals and award-winning quality since 1910. We are comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital and 20 primary and specialty care medical offices. As one of America's fastest growing cities, Bakersfield offers... affordable housing on the West Coast, beautiful weather, high-quality education and it is just a few hours away from Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, the Central California Coast and Southern California's great sports, theaters, concerts and amusement parks.

Job Summary:

Formulates and executes medication management systems and pharmacotherapy services. Ensures that medications, supplies, and drug information are furnished to the customer. Collaborates with dedicated team members across disciplines to create original policy and models to promote appropriate and effective medication utilization and harmonious application across all disciplines. Monitors drug therapies, identifies and troubleshoots potential medication safety hazards and documents all interactions for medical review. Assists in making recommendations on programs, process improvement or development of new pharmacy services.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:
• Graduate of school of pharmacy: Required
• Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD): Required
• One year's technical experience: Preferred
• Inpatient clinical pharmacy experience: Preferred

Licenses/Certifications:
• Pharmacist Intern License or Registered Pharmacist license in the state of practice: Required (May be pending, but must be duly licensed by December 31st of the practice year unless otherwise approved by accreditation agency)
• All licensures and certifications needed to fulfill the duties required of a Pharmacist at the state level: Required
• Registered Pharmacist (RPH) or Pharmacist Intern (PHIN): Required

Essential Functions:
• Processes, enters, verifies, and sends medication orders within the institution in a timely manner that is in compliance with department and hospital policies, Joint Commission and other regulatory guidelines, while actively ensuring that medication therapy is efficacious, safe, convenient, and cost effective and establishing the best therapeutic outcomes. Assures that medication prescribing is optimal with respect to indication, dose, route, frequency, history of allergy, and does not duplicate or interact with the effects of other drugs.
• Conducts and manages daily reports on medication utilization based upon daily rounds to identify, catalogue, and subsequently analyze areas in which medication improvement is needed.
• Participates in all pharmacy-related tasks and programs such as clinical rounds, emergency department, short-staffed areas. Expedite changes needed to meet regulatory, accrediting, licensing, and government agency standards and laws.
• Communicates recommendations to patients and health care providers who provide care directly to patients. Designs, conducts, monitors and evaluates the outcomes of organized and structured programs. Develops and implements medication-use policy.
• Individuals experiencing exposed rashes, sunburn, weeping sores, conjunctivitis, active respiratory infections or other communicable disease, or those wearing cosmetics, nail polish, or artificial nails shall be excluded from the ISO Class 5 and ISO Class 7 compounding areas until their conditions are remedied.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply
Bakersfield CA USA

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