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McLaren Health Care Pharmacist in Pontiac, Michigan

Description

Under general direction, provides prescribed medications and pharmaceutical products for adequate patient care according to professional standards and practices. Advises/consults with medical staff, other health professionals, patients and families on pharmaceutical and patient care issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.

  • Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.

  • Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.

  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.

  • Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies.

  • Develops hospital staff's pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals

  • Complies with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and the food and drug administration by monitoring nursing unit inspections; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions.

  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols and related procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Performs other related duties as required and directed.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy with BS Pharm or PharmD Degree.

  • Completion of pharmacy internship and holds state licensure.

Preferred:

  • One year of hospital pharmacy experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

We are committed to encouraging and sustaining a work environment free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex/pregnancy (including pregnancy/childbirth or pregnancy/childbirth-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by applicable laws. We also make good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Pontiac-McLaren Oakland

Organization OAK10-McLaren Oakland-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Night Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21004419

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