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Sutter Health Pharmacist (Limited-term) in Modesto, California

Position Overview:

This is a limited-term position with an anticipated duration of approximately six months.

Functions as a drug specialist and therapy consultant in promoting optimum medication use in patient care areas whose client base includes patients of all ages. Compounds, packages, labels, and dispenses drugs and intravenous admixture solutions; reviews and confirms accuracy of work performed by technical and pharmacy intern support personnel; reviews prescribed drug therapy for appropriateness, effectiveness, and safety based on specific data such as age of patient, disease state, and clinical status. Performs quality assurance, drug use evaluation, and adverse reactions reporting activities; participates in the application of all clinical services. Perform order verification. May also be responsible for performing specific tasks and/or orient other staff to the department in a virtual manner Also performs responsibiliites as required in the remote role for the support of the pharmacy department.

Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy and licensed to practice in the State of California.

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or B.S. in pharmacy with equivalent experience.

  • CA Licensed Pharmacist.

  • Ability to read, write, hear, and verbally communicate English to the degree required to perform the job

  • Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, including transcontinental travel. If MMC and/or own vehicle used on company business, must possess valid California Driver’s License and upon request proof of liability insurance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous practical experience as a pharmacist of which part had been gained in a hospital or equivalent practice setting

  • Residency in hospital pharmacy.

  • Previous experience with a dedicated pharmacy computer system

  • Experience with a personal computer and associated programs

  • Demonstrated supervisory skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent verbal/written interpersonal communication skills.

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Limited Term

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 10 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.