Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Research Pharmacist - Angeles Clinic in Los Angeles, California
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As a Research Pharmacist at the Cedars-Sinai Angeles Clinic, you will assist in providing therapeutic recommendations and answering medication and patient -related questions from other healthcare providers.
Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual medication-related problems including untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdosage, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medications without indication.
Provides patients and other healthcare providers with education on medication use, side effects, and drug interactions when appropriate.
Communicates with physicians and pharmacists to recommend changes in medication therapy to optimize patient outcomes (i.e. labs not at goal, discontinuation of medication).
Strongly meets/exceeds reviews which includes consistently passing competency assessments.
Preceptes students and residents.
Participates in protocol development and/or updates.
Participates in initiatives and projects to support the department.
Participates in training other pharmacists and pharmacy support specialists and may serve as a champion for competency assessment(s) content and sign off based on years of experience and knowledge.
Supports the process of completing medication prior authorizations as needed.
Documents patient progress and outcomes for future reporting.
Assures ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided.
Provides physician education through presentations and “Pharmacy Hot Topics” Cedars-Sinai Medical Group internal monthly newsletter.
- Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Ca Pharmacist license
BLS card within 180 days
Maintains research drug accountability logs.
Mixes chemotherapy blinded study drugs, and research clinical trial drugs as needed.
Dispenses oral research drugs and educates patients regarding trial regimens.
Along with the nursing team, monitors serious adverse events (SAEs) of the clinical trial regimens.
Available to the clinical trial monitors during audits and visits.
1 year Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage.
1 year Current eligibility to obtain NPI number.
1 year Ability to comprehend patient medical management plans.
1 year Board certification and/or certificates in area(s) of expertise - preferred
1 year Research experience (for Research Pharmacist)
Stand statically in one place to perform a function without changing location.- occasionally
Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects.- occasionally
Perform continuous operation of a personal computer for four hours or more.- occasionally
Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment.-frequently
Climb stairs and/or ladders.-rarely
Bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, or crawl - rarely
Bend upper torso and reach up and out with hands and arms.-rarely
Perform unaided lifting of objects, please list the amount of weight that would be lifted, along with the frequency required.-rarely
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