General Physician

General Physician

Providence, RI

Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient General Physician Jobs

Providence, Rhode Island Jobs

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Summary:

Reports to the Pharmacist-in-Charge. Under general supervision of a Pharmacy Supervisor is responsible for the interpretation evaluation preparation and dispensing of medications pursuant to a legitimate order in keeping with established policies procedures and standards of practice and scope of pharmacy services of the respective affiliate. Collaborates with multidisciplinary care providers to monitor assess and intervene as needed to ensure safe appropriate and cost-effective medication use with consideration of the aging processes and human developmental stages (neonate child adolescent adult geriatric).Oversees and closely reviews the work of pharmacy technicians and ancillary support personnel. 


 

Responsibilities:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Is responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the principles of the Lifespan Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct.
  • Receives patient medication orders as written by a physician or practitioner. Reviews and interprets each order to determine completeness therapeutic appropriateness as it relates to the patient?s clinical status concomitant drug therapy and diet and with consideration of the aging processes and human developmental stages (neonate child adolescent adult geriatric).Contacts the prescriber or covering prescriber as necessary to initiate appropriate interventions to ensure therapeutic efficacy minimize potential risks of drug therapy and optimize cost effectiveness.
  • Applies pharmacotherapeutic and pharmacokinetic principles to ensure safe and effective use of medications for the patient populations served.
  • Provide drug information and consultation to prescribers nurses and other health care professionals regarding appropriate drug therapy including drug interactions side effects incompatibilities allergies medication order discrepancies drug stability problems and drug administration. Proactively reviews and approves medication orders in LifeChart including drug dose dose form frequency and duration of therapy. Ensures relevant patient specific parameters are present in LifeChart and considered (i.e. diagnosis known allergies weight age etc.).
  • Supervises work performed by pharmacy interns and technicians to ensure performance standards are maintained and work is in accordance with federal state and organizational rules and regulations.
  • Identifies documents resolves monitors and prevents drug therapy related problems including contraindications duplications of therapy and drug interactions.
  • Engages with other clinical pharmacists or clinical pharmacist specialists for complex clinical situations
  • Integrates patient-focused medication therapy management and pharmaceutical care in accordance with established clinical pathways or guidelines.
  • Participates in prospective and retrospective pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring of selected medications and recommends dose adjustments and laboratory monitoring as required.
  • Ensures compliance with target drug programs formulary management initiatives medication management initiatives and adverse drug event monitoring programs.
  • Documents and reports all clinical interventions medication errors near misses and adverse drug events in accordance with established protocols.
  • Participates in emergency code blue response.
  • Attends and participates in daily medical multi-disciplinary and specialty rounds as time allows.
  • Reviews and approves formulations for sterile products requiring compounding or manipulation prior to dispensing. In accordance with established procedures completes in-process and final checks for medications prepared by pharmacy technicians. Ensures accuracy sterility and stability of compounded products.
  • Reviews and approves formulations for medications requiring compounding or manipulation prior to dispensing. In accordance with established procedures completes in-process and final product checks prior to dispensing medications prepared by pharmacy technicians.
  • Participates in education and training of healthcare practitioners including pharmacy residents students interns and technicians physicians practitioners nurses and other care professionals on matters relevant to medication use.
  • Serves as preceptor to pharmacy residents and students.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and total quality management initiatives including but not limited to adverse drug reaction pharmacist clinical intervention and medication incident reporting programs.
  • ?Participates in coordination of transitions of care as appropriate.

  • Maintains professional competence through participation in Pharmacy staff development and skills enhancement programs including but not limited to ongoing independent studyand membership and participation in professional organizations.

 

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: Shift 4

 

Union: Non-Union

Job ID: 2558844481746753857

This job is located in

Providence, Rhode Island, 02906

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