LWR Lead Pharmacist Full-Time/Nights

Bradenton, Florida, us
Company: Universal Health Services
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-16 10:15:42

Responsibilities

For ALL Pharmacists provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care primarily through providing service excellence, clinical services, distributive functions, education, and a commitment to the department’s mission. He/she shall possess characteristics to successfully fulfill their responsibilities, including effective communication, flexibility, attention to detail, initiative, cooperation, and a high level of knowledge and skills applicable to their area of practice. He/she will regularly profile orders for medications, monitor patient’s drug therapies, provide drug information, and initiate/modify drug therapy based on medical staff approved policies and protocols.

A Lead Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing of medications, maintaining standards set by the department, translating policies and procedures into the daily operation of the pharmacy, and acting as an information resource to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcareprofessionals regarding medication therapy and drug-related information. A Lead pharmacist is responsible for the coordination of activities and assignments of the pharmacist and support staff, is accountable for the quality and volume of work and is responsible for meeting all shift deadlines both scheduled and unscheduled.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharm) from an accredited institution required.

Doctorate degree in Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited institution preferred.

Experience:

Three (3) years of acute care experience

Residency/fellowship in the field of specialty is desired and will count as 2 years’ experience.

Technical Skills:

Knowledge of hospital based information system, reporting features, and Microsoft Office.

Strong proficiency in computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office, Pharmacy clinical systems (Cerner), and Pyxis technologies

Licensure:

Current and Active Pharmacist License in the State of Florida

Other:

Board Certification (BPS) active or obtained during the next testing window or other certification that meets ASHP preceptor qualifications relevant to intended area of focus.

Board certification (BPS) in Critical Care,ID or Cardiology

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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