Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Critical Care

  • HCA
  • Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00039-12725

Full-time

Mixed (rotating weekends)

North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospitals in Gainesville, Florida -- North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) and Lake City Medical Center (LCMC). NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care , oncology , orthopedics , neurosciences , minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery , weight loss surgery and treatment , women's health and wound therapy , among other services. A proven leader, NFRMC is fully accredited, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission in four consecutive years, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction™ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery and recognized by U.S.News & World Report for its High-Performing Gynecology Program in 2010.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for developing and coordinating initiatives directed at improving and assuring the safe use of medications within the organization. This includes developing and maintaining productive working relationships and providing support to other disciplines on which safe medication use is dependent, standardizing medication management practices, ensuring regulatory compliance, implementing national quality agenda related to medication management, medication safety programs, and staff development/education.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system
  • Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals
  • Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose
  • Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
  • Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection
  • Attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds
  • Support the hospital formulary decision process by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations
  • Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients
  • Actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership.
  • Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs
  • Support and participate in the goals of the organization's quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives.
  • Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians
  • Participate in preceptorship of pharmacy students and/or residents
  • Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy, a Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy is preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Current License to practice Pharmacy in the State of Florida

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
At least one of the following:
  • Minimum of 1 year of hospital clinical pharmacy experience or at least 2 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus
  • Completion of hospital PGY1 pharmacy general practice residency or fellowship
  • Specialty BCPS certification
  • Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP)


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Last Edited: 02/26/2018

Reference

00039-12725