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Clinical Pharmacist (Full Time)

Company: Community Health System
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced Pharmacist to join our team! This is a full time position working a rotating day / evening shift schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Prospectively reviews all medication orders (verbal or written) for appropriateness and verifies orders within CPOE system ensuring proper pharmacotherapy. Must also enter written medication orders in the electronic system
  • Verifies and validates accurate preparation by technicians prior to dispensing. May occasionally need to prepare medication doses for patient use
  • Implements safe and cost effective drug therapy regimens according to defined clinical activities and/or corporate initiatives (e.g. kinetic dosing, antibiotic review, renal dosing, IV-to-PO switches, therapeutic interchange, etc.)
  • Utilizes proper electronic pharmacovigilance methods to document and illustrate clinical outcomes while providing drug information to physicians, nurses, patients, family, and administration
  • Directs the work activities of technicians and other personnel to assure timely preparation and expedient delivery of medication doses, both oral and intravenous to the proper patient care area(s)
  • Maintain control & accountability for all controlled substances' transactions as outlined by legal and corporate requirements (including documentation and review)
  • Prioritize clinical tasks as warranted throughout shift to provide optimum patient care and safety
  • Demonstrates proficiency in patient education and counseling with effective communication and delivery

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy required
  • Current license as Registered Pharmacist in the State of Texas
  • Minimum of one (1) year of Pharmacist experience in an acute care hospital setting required
  • American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred
  • ACPE accredited certification on aseptic technique and sterile compounding or equivalent required

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Additional perks and discounts

Keywords: Community Health System, Cedar Park , Clinical Pharmacist (Full Time), Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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