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Pharmacist

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Full-time, Per Diem, and Variable status available!Centered in the heart of Boyle Heights, Adventist Health White Memorial is one of the area's leading healthcare providers since 1913. We are comprised of a 353-bed hospital, three medical office buildings, residency programs, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of services located in the Los Angeles area. In 2019, Adventist Health White Memorial was recognized with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for performance excellence. We are proud to promote wellness in the community at the local farmers market and through our community resource center with services for seniors and Spanish-speakers. Los Angeles is known for its art, rich culture, numerous sports teams and world-renowned dining. There is something for everyone in this culturally diverse city.Job Summary:Compounds, prepares, mixes, manufactures and dispenses medicines and preparations. Monitors drug therapies, identifies and troubleshoots potential medication safety hazards and documents all interactions for medical review. Manages lower level technicians.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* Graduate of school of pharmacy: Required* Bachelor's Degree: Preferred* One year's technical experience: Preferred* Inpatient clinical pharmacy experience: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* Pharmacist license in the state of practice: Required* All licensures and certifications needed to fulfill the duties required of a Pharmacist at the state level: Required* Registered Pharmacist (RPH): RequiredFacility Specific License/Certifications:* Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQI BLS) certification: Required* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Healthstream Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HS-ACLS) or RQIACLS: Required* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Healthstream Pediatric Advanced Life Support (HS-PALS): Required* Hospital Fire and Life Safety (HLFS): RequiredEssential Functions:* Processes, enters, verifies, and sends medication orders within the institution in a timely manner that is in compliance with department and hospital policies, Joint Commission and other regulatory guidelines, while actively ensuring that medication therapy is efficacious, safe, convenient, and cost effective and establishing the best therapeutic outcomes. Assures that medication prescribing is optimal with respect to indication, dose, route, frequency, history of allergy, and does not duplicate or interact with the effects of other drugs.* Conducts and manages daily reports on medication utilization based upon daily rounds to identify, catalogue, and subsequently analyze areas in which medication improvement is needed. Consistently performs quality assurance procedures in related work areas.* Participates in all pharmacy-related tasks and programs such as clinical rounds, emergency department, short-staffed areas, and all other areas as directed/necessitated. Expedites changes needed to meet regulatory, accrediting, licensing, and government agency standards and laws.* Participates in department cost savings. Complies with drug formulary and appropriate documentation. Collaborates with appropriate leadership and buyer to purchase, contract, and procure medications and related supplies in order to ensure that product and vendor selection is based upon the highest medication safety standards.* Assists in making recommendations on process improvement or development of new pharmacy services. Individuals experiencing exposed rashes, sunburn, weeping sores, conjunctivitis, active respiratory infections or other communicable disease, or those wearing cosmetics, nail polish, or artificial nails shall be excluded from the ISO Class 5 and ISO Class 7 compounding areas until their conditions are remedied.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.#Tech-SJJob Type: Full-timePay: $69.34 - $103.93 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceHealthcare setting:* HospitalSchedule:* 10 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Adventist Health, Los Angeles , Pharmacist, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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