Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: February 9, 2018
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 87573
Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor
Rx relief is among the nation’s leading specialty pharmacist placement firms and is seeking a Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor for an inpatient care team.
As a Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor , you will review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability and act as manager of the inpatient pharmacy team. You will maintain liaison relationships with medical and nursing staff to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcome.
Additional responsibilities of the Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor include:
Providing specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and side effects, as well as assisting in the prescription of appropriate doses
Coordinating the activities of assigned pharmacy technicians engaged in the preparation, labeling and delivery of medications and other pharmaceutical supplies in accordance with physicians' prescriptions
Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and controlled drugs and the maintenance of required records
Mentoring pharmacy interns in training including but not limited to Pharmacy Practice Residents and pharmacy students; activities should include both practical and didactic experiences
Conducting and evaluating medication histories, assessing compliance and suggesting modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes
Instructing patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs; participating in patient care rounds with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate patient progress
Individualizing medication regimens using sound principles, accounting for pharmacodynamic/pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination with responsibility for establishing and continually improving the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients within areas of direct responsibility and assisting others in the department with the same
Conducting and participating in research including, but not limited to, performing as the primary investigator or co-investigator for research programs which will impact on the delivery of quality care or examine the pharmaco-economic impact of providing care to the patients
As an Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor you must have proven experience in a clinical inpatient pharmacy and working with healthcare staff on pharmaceutical drugs management and usage.
Additional requirements of the Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor include:
Area: Ability to work in the South Bay area
Licensure requirements: Must have valid, open and active California license
Years of experience: 5+ year(s) of recent pharmacy experience within a clinical inpatient setting
Background/drug requirements: Ability to successfully complete background check, client health screening criteria and drug screen
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