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Clinical Pharmacist - I Pharm General GSMC Longview C


CHRISTUS Good Shepherd




CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview


700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
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All pharmacists fill orders for drugs, monitor patient drug therapies and provide drug information. Pharmacists provide pharmacy services with compassion, excellence and efficiency.


· Prepares and dispenses drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.

· Interprets drug orders (verbal and written) and transcribes/verifies into computerized patient medication record accurately. Maintains, accurate, complete patient drug record.

· Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals including non-sterile and sterile products, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products accurately.

· Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law and institutional policies.

· Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.

· Maintains competency required for current job title/position

· Maintains current pharmacist license. Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files. Attends staff meetings.

· Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.

· Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel. Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians

· Ambulatory care Pharmacist

· Provides ambulatory pharmaceutical care services utilizing approved protocols and/or collaborative agreement with other providers, including managing patient drug therapy, anticoagulation management, providing patient education, and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications. Performs duties in the clinical areas assigned such as but not limited to: anticoagulation clinics, intensive medical home, transition of care, Discharge Medication reconciliation, etc.

· Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

· Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.

· Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and renal drug dosing per hospital protocol.

· Reads, extracts and interprets information in patient medical records accurately.

· Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.

· Sustains the hospital drug formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection.

· Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners as appropriate.

· Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital’s professional staff.

· Provides drug education to patients and their families per institutional protocol.

· Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data, conducts monitor and inspections and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned.

· Conducts designated interventions as defined in department Clinical Intervention activities (IV to PO, Renal Dosing, Pharmacokinetic dosing support, Anticoagulation)

· Baseline departmental standards for reporting interventions for clinical productivity as defined by departmental goals.

· Participates in antibiotic stewardship, opioid stewardship, and shortage management activities as assigned

· Attends interdisciplinary rounds when assigned

· Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion

· Contributes to the quality and effective operation of the department.

· Is punctual and dependable; reports to work as scheduled. Absenteeism and tardiness are within policy guidelines.

· Maintains a neat, professional, well-groomed appearance. Wears identification badge.

· Performs work within specified timeframes. Adapts positively to frequent interruptions and changes in workload and/or work schedule.

· Provides courteous, cooperative and timely service to patients, visitors and staff. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication.

· Works cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff. Voices concerns and suggestions to appropriate persons in a positive manner. Fosters a team environment.x

· Demonstrates sound professional judgment consistent with clinical/academic background.

· Maintains strict confidentiality of patients, guests and employee information.

· Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, security, fire and infection control.

· Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Complies with all applicable Federal and State laws, rules and regulations.

· Works independently with minimal supervision. Organizes and prioritizes work assignments. Ensures pharmacy services are provided in a timely manner.

· Answers the telephone, identifying self and department. Directs calls to appropriate personnel. Answers requests at the window.

· Keeps pharmacy areas and equipment clean, neat and well organized.


A. Education/Skills

· Required: Graduate of and ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (preferred) or BS Pharmacy degree(accepted)

· Must have State licensure by start date

B. Experience

· Hospital experience preferred

C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

· Pharmacy registration in the State of practice.

· BLS or ACLS; PALS (pediatric practice) within 180 days of start date.

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