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Clinical Pharmacist

Company: French Consulting
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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  • Title: Clinical Pharmacist
  • Location: NAS San Diego
  • Job-Type: Full-TimeMinimum Qualifications:
    • Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
    • Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
    • Internship/Residency: Completion of a clinical pharmacy residency or fellowship accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists or American College of Clinical Pharmacy or documentation of appropriate education, training, and/or CME in the practice of clinical pharmacy.
    • Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
    • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a pharmacist.Core Duties:
      • Assess patient's response to drug therapy and plan drug therapy based on physician-established diagnoses.
      • Order and evaluate laboratory tests necessary to evaluate drug therapy effects and outcomes.
      • Initiate, modify, or discontinue medications for ongoing therapy of chronic disease states (e.g., hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulant, diabetes, asthma, refill clinics, etc.), in cooperation with the medical staff.
      • Monitor and manage pharmacotherapy requiring periodic adjustment due to specific or changing pharmacokinetic characteristics (e.g., aminoglycosides, phenytoin, antithrombotic).
      • Administer prescription or non-prescription drugs according to established agreements or MTF protocols.
      • Assess metabolic needs and order therapeutic enteral or parenteral nutrition products in the inpatient setting.
      • Evaluate medical and medication histories for drug-related problems and adjust drug therapy accordingly.
      • Consult with other healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, dietitians, nurses, physical therapists, etc.) about patient treatment needs or options.
      • Perform a full range of pharmacist procedures.
      • Review patient profiles at the time of dispensing to closely monitor medication therapy.
      • Ensure prescription directions for use, dose, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications or overlaps, allergy information, age-specific dosage, and other pertinent data are appropriate for individual patients.
      • Ensure accuracy of all pharmaceutical products prepared or processed by technical staff.
      • Provide medication and healthcare-related in-service training to clinical staff on new medications on the market; appropriate use of medications; comparison of current medication therapies; and other topics as deemed appropriate by the department head.
      • Consult with other specialty practitioners to provide optimal patient pharmaceutical care.
      • Document significant medication interactions, and pharmacy interactions with prescribers. Conduct Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting in accordance with The Joint Commission (TJC) or the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) standards as appropriate.
      • Facilitate medical staff drug utilization reviews (DURs) as deemed necessary. Disclaimer: Be advised that this announcement is a pending award and is therefore subject to change without notice. All dates listed in this announcement are tentative and dependent upon the award process results. The anticipated start date for this opportunity is TBD. ​ French Consulting has been designated a Military Friendly Employer!​--French Consulting is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.Powered by JazzHRB4SJifyuAI

Keywords: French Consulting, San Diego , Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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