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Queen's Health Systems Pharmacist - Call-In (Big Island) in Kamuela, Hawaii

RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Implements, maintains and provides clinical pharmacist services including: clinical, educational, informational and distributional functions for newborn, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients of Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital (QNHCH).

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Essential: Standing, sitting, stooping, bending, walking, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking.

• Frequent: pushing/pulling usual weight of up to 40 pounds, lifting or carrying up to 30 pounds, reaching above, at and below shoulder level, frequent gripping of an object.

• Continuous: repetitive arm/hand motions.

• Occasional: kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, static gripping of an object for prolonged periods, pushing/pulling usual weight of up to maximum 50 pounds.

• Operate pagers, computers, printers, typewriters, telephones, fax machines, dispensers, laminar flow hoods, and other pharmaceutical and office equipment.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Not substantially subject to adverse environmental conditions.

• Subjected to noise/vibration from air conditioner, printers, time stamp machines, telephone, etc.

• Exposure to hazardous drugs, antibiotics, chemicals, dust, odors and cleaning/ disinfectant fumes.

• Work environment is fast paced, congested and may be stressful due to workload.

• Interacts with patients, nurses, physicians and the general public.

• Works on multiple tasks at the same time.

• May be exposed to communicable diseases.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

• Current Hawaii State license as a Pharmacist.

• Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred.

• Post-graduate clinical residency accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists preferred.

B. EXPERIENCE:

• Clinical hospital pharmacist experience preferred. Preferably with experience in rounding with a medical team, monitoring of patient drug therapy, pharmacokinetic dosing and patient counseling and education.

• Experience in unit dose and IV services preferred.

• Ability to communicate professional expertise to all levels of the health care team.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

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