Staff Pharmacist Job

Full Job Title: Staff Pharmacist

Job Number: 17010562

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Evenings

Hours: 1:00PM-11:30PM

Description

Staff Pharmacist
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•A Pharmacist reviews and assesses medication orders, contacts physicians, nurses and other caregivers to facilitate care. A pharmacist assesses patient response to drug therapy and recommends changes or alternative therapy.
•A pharmacist compounds and dispenses medication, provides drug related information, and supervises the work of support staff.
• Maintains accurate and complete patient records. Recommends changes to drug therapy based on patient assessment. Records clinical interventions, therapy recommendations and other clinical activities according to department policy and procedure
•Assures that patient care activities and other work assigned to his/her supervised area is completed each day
•Acts to minimize risk to patient, hospital, fellow employees and self
•Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Drug Use Evaluation (DUE), Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) and clinical programs of the Pharmacy Service.
•Reviews nonformulary medication orders and proposes alternative therapy with formulary medications when possible.
•Provides inservice education to nursing and the pharmacy staff in areas of clinical and/or service expertise.


Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: BS in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Minimum Experience: Two years of relevant experience preferred.
  • 1 year of residency training preferred.
  • Operational experience preferred.
  • Working Conditions: Requires processing work at a rapid pace, with frequent deadlines within and outside of the department. Frequent interruptions and distractions are encountered. Minimal travel is required.
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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