Full Time; 7on/7off; experience preferred
The staff pharmacist position serves the needs of our patients, employees and medical staff by the constant provision of prescribed medications, prescription or OTC, that are needed for patient care.
General Pharmacist duties include, but are not limited to:
• Interpretation of physician’s orders/prescriptions
• Enter orders into the inpatient computer system accurately and in a timely manner
• Enter/fill outpatient retail prescriptions for discharged patients, employees and the general public appropriately. Using knowledge of 340B eligible patients and prescription insurance to fill these accurately.
• Prepare/dispenses/labels medications, IV fluids, chemotherapy, TPNs, etc; using appropriate aseptic technique, where applicable.
• Maintain adequate stock of medications needed by evaluating needs and ordering/reordering on the appropriate account
• Monitoring of Pharmacy Pharmacokinetic dosing- ordering drug levels to be drawn at the appropriate times, evaluating resulted patients’ drug levels and changing dosing/frequency regimens where appropriate under protocol.
• Monitoring of Pharmacy Coumadin dosing- ordering INRs, evaluating resulted INRs and changing dose where appropriate under protocol.
• Ensure the safe handling/storage of medications within the hospital through monthly/quarterly check of assigned area/unit for out-of-date medications, medication safety/storage
• Serves as a drug information resource to physicians, nursing, patients and other health care providers on the appropriate use of medications, drug interaction, side effects, dose, storage, etc.
All job duties are performed according to professional standards in compliance with Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s established policies and procedures and with federal, state and local regulations governing pharmacy.
Education: Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy
Licensure: eligible for/currently holds a valid license with the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
Experience: None required other than that obtained through completion of course work through an
accredited School of Pharmacy