Clinical Pharmacist - Part Time
Location:
Las Vegas , Nevada
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
01541-14307
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

The Clinical Staff Pharmacist is a highly trained practitioner who plays an active role in managing all aspects of medication therapy in an acute-care hospital setting. Position tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Perform duties independently on Unit-based Clinical Service Areas, Central Pharmacy, Children's Hospital Pharmacy, Emergency Department Satellite and Intensive Care Unit Satellite Pharmacies.
  • Receive basic and advanced clinical training for specialty service areas, achieve departmentally required certifications
  • Consistently review the patient's medication profile, identify potential issues related to medication use and intervene accordingly
  • Adhere to the P&T approved Formulary System, Medication Management Policy and Procedures and approved Medication Use Guidelines
  • Accurately verify CPOE orders and enter medication orders electronically, review order against the patient's medication profile to screen for allergies and contraindications and to ensure drug use is clinically appropriate
  • Manage clinical consults ordered by the providers and enters clinical progress note to ensure effective communication with clinicians involved in care
  • Order pertinent laboratory tests required for appropriate drug therapy monitoring
  • Acknowledge and perform clinical interventions based on the rule-based clinical alert system (Vigilanz)
  • Prioritize clinical activities based on the needs of the critically ill patient, to meet targeted Clinical Initiatives and Goals
  • Monitor and validate the accuracy of dispensing functions performed by the techn icians

Qualifications:
Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Graduate of a college of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmacy Education.
  • BS or Pharm.D degree.
  • Nevada State licensure as a Pharmacist
  • Minimum 1 year as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting. (Will consider new grad pharmacist with completed internships in acute care settings)
  • Customer service abilities including effective communication skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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