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Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 21014
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2024

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Job Description

Description

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About the Job

Signing Bonus Available!!

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Pharmacy

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.875000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 10HR DAY - 11:00am -9:30pm

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Overview

Summary:

Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NH NHRMC) is looking for a highly skilled pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical care to all age groups including the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and Emergency Department. NH NHRMC is the 9th largest health-system in North Carolina with 800 + beds and is a comprehensive stroke and level II trauma, teaching community hospital. There are 54 intensive care unit beds, encompassing a MICU, CCU, NSICU, STICU, and CVICU. There is a Women’s and Children’s center with NICU and PICU, an inpatient rehabilitation and psychiatry unit, and an oncology center.

Pharmacists work with other healthcare providers to optimize medication regimens using evidence-based medicine and standards of care. The mid-shift pharmacist will primarily work a 11:00am – 9:30 pm shift and will provide direct patient care services in our intensive care units and be responsible for daily parenteral nutrition support. This pharmacist will be a part of a consistent team of ICU pharmacists that provide 24/7 coverage to our critically ill patients. The pharmacist will also provide services that maximize the hospital’s ability to meet national indicators with a focus on the admission process. Other responsibilities include: providing educational in-services, developing policies and/or processes to improve departmental operations and participation in at least one departmental or hospital committee, serve as student and/or resident preceptor. Breakdown of job responsibilities include: direct patient care (60%), order verification/distribution (20%), education (15%), and administration (5%). Other requirements include: BLS and ACLS certification and publications.

Responsibilities:

Distributive Activities
1. Compounds, prepares, labels, and dispenses medications (sterile and non-sterile) for all age groups according to accepted standards of practice.
2. Performs computer order-entry functions in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Assists in maintaining an acceptable inventory of medications and supplies under proper conditions of storage and security.
4. Supervises and verifies appropriate and accurate drug distribution tasks performed by support and technical staff.
5. Effectively uses all necessary forms of informatics.

Direct Patient Care Activities
1. Interprets medication orders, monitors drug regimens, and intervenes when order clarification is necessary or when therapeutic problems are identified.
2. Counsels patients, families, and/or caregivers on medication therapy per departmental standards.
3. Promotes the use of cost-effective drug therapy.
4. Participates in the occurrence reporting process for medication errors and adverse drug reactions.
5. Documents activities per departmental policies
6. Provides general drug information services and formally responds to drug information requests.
7. Assists with formulary management activities.

Educational Activities
1. Participates in the training, orientation and education of pharmacy students, pharmacy residents and/or new department employees.
2. Assists in orienting other health care professionals regarding the work of the pharmacy department (i.e., physicians, including residents and students, nursing personnel, etc.).
3. Meets and maintains competencies to perform the required duties of the position.
4. Obtains and maintains Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) certification. (Must be obtained within 60 days of hire date)
5. Obtains and maintains Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if required in practice area. (Must be obtained within 90 days of hire or initiation of practice in that area)

Administrative Activities
1. Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and effectively organize workload and problem-solve.
2. Supervises support and technical personnel in a consistent and fair manner.
3. Assists with identification and resolution of opportunities for improvement in pharmacy services
4. Follows accepted standards of practice and adheres to federal, state and local regulations, as well as the policies, procedures and standard work of the organization and department
5. Communicates effectively in verbal and written interactions.
6. Supports the health system and department goals and the NHRMC Mission Statement
7. Performs duties as otherwise assigned

Qualifications

Credentials:
Essential:
* Pharmacist

Education:
Essential:
* Bachelor of Science


Experience:
 Applicants must have graduated from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, have completed a PGY1 residency or equivalent with critical care experience, and be eligible for North Carolina licensure. A PGY2 residency in Critical Care is preferred and Board Certification is encouraged.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

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