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Pharmacist - IV Room

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Lynwood
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed acute, quaternary teaching care hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. We have grown to become one of the leading medical centers in the world...through inspired leadership; centers of excellence; cutting edge evidence-based practice; distinguished physicians; groundbreaking research and advanced technology.Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians are crucial partners in the care team of every patient at Cedars-Sinai. Our patients have many different needs, from pain management after surgery, to coordinating 35 different drugs to prevent organ rejection after transplantation, to just getting the right prescription after a routine check-up. In every case, we are committed to ensuring the safest, most effective medication is given every time. Our pharmacists & pharmacy technicians are key members of the expert team of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who make Cedars-Sinai known around the world. The Pharmacy Department consists of more than 430 staff members providing industry-leading, evidence-based medicine.As a full time 10 hour IV Room Pharmacist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will be responsible for the daily organization and supervision of all drug distribution activities, including provision of clinical services, in the Sterile Products Preparation Area (IV Room).Rotating shifts - days/evenings.
Educational requirements:

  • Pharm.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited school of pharmacy in the USA.
  • Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience.Licenses:
    • Current pharmacist licensure in the State of California.
    • BLS certification by American Heart AssociationExperience:
      • You will have knowledge of medical terminology as related to drug usage.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of common disease states and pathologies.
      • You will have the ability to comprehend patient medical management plans.
      • Ability to assess and apply current pharmacological and biopharmaceutical principles for the selection and use of drug products in a clinical setting.
      • Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patient care plan.
      • Possess the verbal and written communication skills required to fulfill the pharmacist's responsibilities.
      • Ability to prepare drugs for administration and to give advice on IV drug stabilities, compatibilities, usage, and administration
      • Ability to prepare drugs needed for immediate administration.
      • Ability to provide recommendations and monitor the use of drugs.
      • Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards relative to pharmacy practice.
      • Ability to adapt to change.
      • Ability to prioritize workflow.
      • Ability to evaluate medication regimens to meet the therapeutic needs of patients.
      • Ability to learn and adapt to the use of automated information systems in daily practice.
      • Demonstrated competency in techniques of pharmaceutical calculations, compounding and pharmacokinetics.
      • Possess patient-centered communication skills.Physical Demands:
        • Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances to 10 feet.
        • Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure alarms.
        • Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.
        • Able to read information on medication labels. -
          Working Title:Pharmacist - IV Room
          Department:Pharmacy-Sterile Mfg-Iv
          Business Entity:Clinical & Support Services
          Job Category:,Pharmacy,Pharmacy
          Job Specialty:Pharmacy
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:10 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Lynwood , Pharmacist - IV Room, Healthcare , Lynwood, California

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