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Per Diem Pharmacist -IVAS
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under supervision, Per Diem Pharmacists perform a range of functions that include the preparation and dispensing of drugs in IVAS; ensures that the work is completed by the completion deadline; responds and participates in Code Blue; ensures that all activity in the IVAS hood area is consistent with sterile dose preparation policy and procedure; ensures that medication cassettes are filled accurately according to departmental policy and procedures; evaluates orders/prescriptions and/or profiles for appropriateness; performs clinical activities of the practice area thoroughly, accurately and effectively.

Job Qualifications
1. ASHP-accredited residency (preferred) 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.