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Pharmacist - Part Time in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description



Pharmacist

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Pharmacist performs the day to day responsibilities of drug distribution, drug order entry, processing and verification.  Performs therapeutic intervention as needed, drug information and consultation to other professional staff and patients, the maintenance of patient profiles, attendance at cardio-pulmonary emergencies, drug therapy monitoring, and drug compounding. Performs and supervises medication order entry, unit dose cassette filling, preparation of all sterile medications, narcotic dispensing and accounting, and participates in all code blues.  The Pharmacist is also responsible for directing technicians and performing inventory control, as assigned by the supervisor/director. 



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Reads, interprets and verifies physician orders. Assesses medication orders initially and on an ongoing basis for appropriateness. Prepares and distributes drugs to patients and ensures optimal formulary compliance.
  • Accurately compounds and dispenses extemporaneous preparations and controlled substances. Appropriately prepares parenteral products using aseptic technique. Implements appropriate age-related therapy, pharmacokinetics dosing, and performs and documents drug therapy interventions.
  • Collaborates with other team members in providing correct drug and dosage form of delivery for age group and collaborates with nursing to evaluate the effectiveness of therapy considering the age of patient. Participates as an active member of the Code Blue Team.
  • Performs the day to day responsibilities of drug distribution, drug order entry, processing and verification.  Accurately compounds and dispenses extemporaneous preparations and controlled substances. Appropriately prepares parenteral products using aseptic technique. Implements appropriate age related pharmaceutical therapy and performs and documents drug therapy interventions.
  • Actively participates in the training/education of new and existing staff. Serves as an effective participant on clinical rounds and participates in meetings and programs, as needed/assigned, to promote patient care and provide understanding and optimal drug therapy.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy required. Pharm.D. and post-doctoral residency preferred.

Minimum Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in clinical pharmacy or a residency program required. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Strong time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the organization.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Licensed by the CA State Board of Pharmacy required.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

EEOC is the Law: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Keywords: Pharm, Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacist, Allied Health. 



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