HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist, Mixed Shifts in Panama City, Florida
Gulf Coast Regional MedicalCenter is a 216-bed acute care hospital proudly serving Bay County and surrounding communities for 40 years. The hospital was recently named a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® –heart failure,heart attack, pneumonia,surgical care, and perinatal care – for the fourth consecutive year and has achieved certifications for itsstrokeandwound care.
Located in Panama City, Florida, its team of more than 450 providers and 1,000 employees work to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care every day. With the areas only designatedPediatric ER, four-bedPediatric ICUand 28-bedNICU, the hospital is ready to care for our youngest residents. The hospital has the onlyAccredited Chest Pain Centerwith Primary PCI as recognized by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Additionally, the hospital’scancer programis accredited by the Commission on Cancer and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). It is also an affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Cancer Care Network. These designations enhance the hospital’s quality of care and demonstrate its commitment to higher, measurable standards of care.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Director, the pharmacist ensures the prompt and accurate delivery of medications to patients of all ages, employees, and designated areas of the hospital in accordance with the pharmacy laws of the State of Florida and the policy and procedures of the department of Pharmacy. Physician orders and patient medication profiles are reviewed, processed, and checked. Drug information is provided to health care professionals and patients to assist in providing an explanation of drug therapy.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Reviews and interprets physician medication orders ensuring appropriate therapy. * Ensures that the compounding and dispensing of all medications is accurate and timely. * Always adheres to the distribution policies of the department. * Consistently demonstrates an ability to keep up with patient workload. * Demonstrates a complete understanding of all policies and procedures concerning the responsibilities of a pharmacist. * Promotes positive Customer service with internal and external customers. * Responsible for implementing and participating in the departmental QA program. * Assists in the development and maintenance of the Drug Formulary, assists with pharmacokinetics, and DUE data collection. * As a member of the pharmacy staff, participates in all dispensing functions of the department as scheduled. Assists other members of the staff in completing nursing unit inspections, crash cart integrity monitoring, inventory management, floor stock distribution, and narcotic distribution and monitoring. * Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered. * Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. * Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm. * Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. * Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current License to practice Pharmacy in the State of Florida
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: One (1) year experience as a hospital pharmacist is preferred
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Title: Clinical Pharmacist, Mixed Shifts
Location: Florida-Panama City-Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00096-6548