DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Clinical Pharmacist per diem is responsible for improving therapeutic outcomes for our patients through safe, rational and cost-effective pharmaceutical care, education and research. The Clinical Pharmacist per diem maintains competency in drug therapy and disease-state management in order to provide this care and improve patient care outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacist per diem provides drug information to physicians, nurses and other health care workers to improve the quality of medication prescribing and administration.
The Clinical Pharmacist per diem assists with medication reconciliation, identifies potential medication safety issues and works actively to prevent medication errors. The Clinical Pharmacist per diem educates patients and families to improve compliance with drug therapy as required. The Clinical Pharmacist per diem directs the work of ancillary personnel as necessary.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Experience: 1+ year experience as a Pharmacist in Ambulatory setting. Outstanding organizational and communication skills. Strong leadership, planning and project management skills and knowledge of research design and implementation. Ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize a diverse workload. Understanding of FDA, DHHS, GCP and ICH guidelines.
Education/License/Certification: * Graduate of school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. * Current licensure as a pharmacist in the State of California. * Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate. * Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency preferred.