Relief Pharmacist - Phar-Drugs Sold to Pt-IP (0.001 FTE, Rotating)

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Category: Pharmacy
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: 
Req: 7613
FTE: 0.001

Pharmacy

0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Rotating Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

As a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, the relief pharmacist provides the full range of distributive, clinical, consultative, research, and/or administrative pharmaceutical services. Incumbents select, compound, manufacture, purchase, dispense, and/or preserve drugs, medicines, and other therapeutic agents; serve as members and consultants on treatment or diagnostic teams; disseminate drug information to members of the hospital staff and interested community groups; may participate in hospital research projects or perform pharmaceutical research.

Essential Functions

  • Applies knowledge of solubility behavior of substances, stability of drugs, usages of drugs, and limitations on modes of administering drugs, and similarly applies knowledge of incompatibilities in evaluating dosages and permissible concentrations of drugs, and in anticipating, preventing, and treating undesirable chemical reactions.

  • Applies knowledge of the physical and chemical properties and characteristics of computing dosages, weighing and measuring drugs, and mixing and compounding drugs and chemicals.

  • Have legal responsibility for proper interpretation of prescriptions and the dispensing of prescribed products, and call to physician's attention any synergistic, antagonistic, and cumulative effects, as well as questionable overdoses or incompatibilities.

  • Identifies fine differences between drugs as they relate to therapeutic efficacy of the products.

  • Keep continually abreast of new developments in the fast-moving drug field and be aware of emerging patterns, systems, and techniques in pharmacy practice.

  • Maintains records, documents patient data, prepares written reports, and provides oral reports concerning patient care.

  • May contribute to the accredited teaching programs, indoctrination and refresher training courses.

  • Specify proper storage, protection, and preservation of therapeutic agents, in accordance with the standards of the United States Pharmacopoeia (U.S.P.) and the National Formulary (N.F.)

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: B.S. in Pharmacy from an accredited college/university

Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: PRM-CA - Licensed as a Pharmacist by the California Board of Pharmacy. Within one (1) month of hire - BLS Basic Life Support or ACLS within one (1) month of hire

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.

  • Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states.

  • Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies.

  • Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice

  • Knowledge of prescription and non-prescription drugs and drug products and their indications, efficacy, dosage, mechanisms of action; fate and disposition (if known), major contraindications and potential side effects.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.