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Clinical Pharmacist
Req. #: 54113
Department: Inpatient Pharmacy
Location: 1250 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 7: Rotating
Hours: Critical Care
Job Details:

VCU Health System's Inpatient Pharmacy is seeking a full time Clinical Pharmacist whom ensures the overall integrity, safety, rationality, and effectiveness of the drug use control process for all patients in the assigned geographic or specialty area, including the following patient groups: Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics. This position may focus on Critical Care.

 

Responsibilities

The monitoring, screening, and verification of all drug-related orders for assurance of proper dosage, route, dosage form, and administration schedule. Ensure expedited preparation and dispensing of all dosage forms by pharmacy personnel. Resolve drug therapy problems. Clarify and correct problematic drug orders. Designate pharmacy technicians to perform special assignments. Evaluate employees' and students' performance. Counsel patients regarding the safe and proper use of their medications. Resolve equipment and operational problems. Interact with other health care practitioners in a multidisciplinary environment. Monitor the effects of medications, and recommend and/or initiate appropriate adjustments to achieve desired medication-related outcomes.

Supervise the actions of Pharmacy Interns and Certified Pharmacy Technicians as set forth in the Pharmacy Act and the Drug Control Act with related statutes and regulations of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. Supervise the actions of pharmacy residents as set forth in Department of Pharmacy Services.

 

Qualifications

 

Required

Bachelors of Science or in Pharmacy from an accredited academic program *or* Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited academic program

Must be available to work evenings, nights and weekends.

Licensed as a Pharmacist with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy

 

Preferred

PGY1, ASHP-accredited residency

PGY2, ASHP-accredited residency

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited academic program

Minimum of one (1) year of pharmacy practice experience in a similar setting or residency training (see below)

Previous experience with state of the art drug distribution and clinical service methods


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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