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Staff Clinical Pharmacist - Night

Kennestone Hospital • Marietta, Georgia • Night Shift • Full Time • JR-5877

Job Summary:

Responsible for integrating patient-centered pharmaceutical care with traditional distributive and drug control activities. Provides consultative/clinical services including antibiotic dosing of vancomycin and aminoglycosides, initial warfarin dosing, renal dosing, and IV-to-PO conversions. Requires strong clinical and communication skills for providing drug information to nurses, physicians, and other health care providers. Capable of advising the patients' medical team on drug interactions, contraindications, and other relevant information to ensure proper, accurate, and optimal medication therapy. Responsible for adhering to and practicing within the guidelines of Georgia State Pharmacy Law.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Knowledge of drug appropriateness - Evaluating and monitoring drug regimens for appropriateness. - Interpreting physician’s orders and screening them for various types of interactions. - Providing patient and nursing education when requested. - Reviewing medication profiles to maintain accuracy and optimize medication therapy. - Able to perform all duties of a Pharmaceutical Care Pharmacist General Pharmacy Practice - Preparing IV Admixtures, compounding, and repackaging a wide variety of pharmaceuticals - Entering and verifying orders into the pharmacy computer system, and proper dispensing of medications - Able to follow patients for antibiotic and anticoagulant dosing - Participates in daily rounds - Works with other healthcare providers to assist in the patient education for new medications and their side effects - Assists with medication reconciliation and discharge counseling Education Skills - Providing supervision and guidance to all personnel working in their area - Demonstrating skill and competency in patient assessment, and providing patient and nursing education when requested.

Required Minimum Education:

B.S. from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Required and Pharm.D. from an accredited college of pharmacy Preferred and Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Preferred

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

Reg Pharmacist 1.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

BCPS: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist preferred Upon Hire Required

Required Minimum Experience:

Hospital pharmacy experience Preferred and Minimum 2 years clinical pharmacy experience Preferred

Required Minimum Skills:

Strong order entry and computer skills Good oral communication skills Ability to think/act independently as required by situation Ability to collaborate with other professionals to ensure good patient experience

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