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Req. No

187460

Job Title

Pharmacist Intern-Pharm General-PRN

Market

CHRISTUS Shreveport / Bossier

Category

Pharmacy

Facility

CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center

Address

1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA  71105
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Type

PRN

Pharmacist Intern-Pharm General-PRN Job in Shreveport

Job Description

Summary:

Prepares, compounds, and dispenses medications in accordance to established hospital policy and procedures, State, and Federal laws, rules, and regulations under the supervision of the Pharmacist.

Responsibilities:

  • Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
  • 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.
  • Provides analysis of medication use processes and contributes at least one related project per year.
  • Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel.
  • Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
  • Ambulatory care.
  • 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.
  • 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 monitors 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.

Requirements:

  • Enrolled and in good standing with an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy program required.
  • Successful completion of the first professional year and a minimum of 30 credit hours of work towards a professional degree in pharmacy required.
  • Hospital experience preferred.
  • BLS within 180 days required.
  • Registration as a Pharmacist Intern in the State of practice required.

Work Schedule:

TBD

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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Pharmacist Intern-Pharm General-PRN