Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Per Diem Inpatient Pharmacist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under supervision, Per Diem Pharmacist performs a range of functions that include the preparation and dispensing of drugs in all inpatient settings; maintenance and review of patient medication profiles; counseling patients on appropriate drug use; reviewing medication orders and patient's medical record as well as interacting with other health professionals to help prevent inappropriate or misuse of medications; provision of clinical services (e.g., pharmacokinetic dosing, therapeutic interchange, IV/PO conversions, TPN per pharmacy, pharmacist interventions) according to departmental policy and procedures.

Job Qualifications
1. ASHP-accredited residency (required) 2. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and professional staff. 3. Ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities. 4. Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal supervision. 5. Ability to read and understand and interpret current scientific literature. 6. Ability to effectively communicate orally on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, and to persuade others to adopt a specific opinion or action. 7. Knowledge of and ability to perform age specific and disease specific pharmacokinetic calculations. 8. Ability to compound intravenous admixtures and other sterile products such as ophthalmic preparations and intrathecal injections according to acceptable standards of aseptic technique.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.