Relief Pharmacist - In-Patient Pharmacy (.001 FTE, Rotating)
.001 FTE, 8-Hour Schedule, Rotating Schedule
At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
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.
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.)
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 - Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers 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.
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
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.
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