Clinical Pharmacist | HCA Hospitals - North Florida, US

Job Details:
*.Coordinates and assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of clinical pharmacy programs to ensure clinical services meet the requirements and needs of the patient population and community.
*.Provides clinical pharmacy support and executes clinical pharmacy programs for all patient areas.
*.Reviews medication orders and quality of technicians work to ensure appropriateness of drugs ordered, dosage, route and interactions. Adjusts medications dosage/schedule as appropriate for patient condition as per policy.
*.Ensures medications are safely dispensed to patients in accordance with age specific guidelines. Follows appropriate procedures for the sterile preparation of IV admixtures in compliance with USP 797 standards.
*.Participates in the evaluation and analysis of clinical data, medication use, drug and drug class monograph development in support of clinical toolkit development.
*.Provides oversight of pharmacy distribution activities including order receipt, product storage, controlled substance process, dispensing and other distributional functions.
*.Closely monitors narcotic transactions by checking all controlled substances that are dispensed and reconciles the quantity/type of narcotics leaving the pharmacy. Promptly signs in narcotics received from the wholesaler; checks against pharmacy copy of the DEA 222 form and the wholesaler's invoices.
*.Assists the department in addressing physician consults as needed. Provides timely retrieval of reliable drug information from available sources.
*.Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.
*.Communicates and interacts with patients, families and others in a caring, empathetic, courteous, and respectful manner.
*.Communicates effectively and works with physicians and/or other members of the interdisciplinary team in meeting patient needs. "
*.Receives, interprets and implements physician orders accurately and in a courteous manner. Consults resources in clarifying unfamiliar or questionable orders.
*.Actively contributes to and works toward hospital wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety and service excellence goals."
*.Continuously evaluates work process and design; understands role in ensuring quality/performance improvement, productivity, and service delivery to meet stakeholder needs.
*.Performs duties in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, and recognized professional, quality, patient safety, environmental and infection control standards.
*.Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues..
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