Under general supervision, the Clinical Pharmacist oversees the supervisory, distributive, and clinical functions of the Pharmacy including the prompt and accurate reviewing, processing, checking, and monitoring of physician orders, patient medication profiles, completed prescriptions and conduct routine daily rounds on assigned nursing units. Accurate drug information, recommendations and interventions are promptly provided to physicians, all other health care professionals and patients. Assists the Director and Assistant Director of Pharmacy in their duties to maximize the performance of the department and to implement and improve services as the needs of the department, the hospital, and the community change. Conducts, performs and presents assigned projects to P&T and any other committee as deemed appropriate. Duties delegated by the Director or the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services are accurately and promptly completed.
Experience/Qualifications: Previous experience in hospital pharmacy is preferred. The Pharmacist maintains an
appropriate level of competency by completing at least 15 Continuing Education (CE) credit hours,
to include 6 CE live credit hours per licensing year.
Education: Graduate of an college of pharmacy is preferred. The Pharmacist maintains an appropriate level of competency by completing at least 15 continuing education (CE) credit hours, to include 6 CE live credit hours per licensing year.
Special Skills: Ability to work under direct or minimal supervision and handle stress appropriately.
Ability to work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staffs.
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
Ability to set priorities, makes decisions, and responds quickly to emergency requests. A
Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.
Communication, supervisory, organizational, learning and minimal teaching skills are essential to the proper
performance of the duties assigned.
Physical Requirements: Light-Medium
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the
time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee
must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10
pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Normal
range of hearing and vision to perform work and communicate is required. Other demands include intense and constant
concentration, equipment operation and listening to low levels of noise. Generally this person will work in a well-
lighted, well-ventilated, heated, air conditioned environment under secure working conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.