Assures the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders.
Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate. Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients. Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients. Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care. Accurately enters/verifies medication orders and performs final check prior to dispensing of all medications, including sterile products, chemotherapy, TPNï¿½s, and controlled substances. Performs and documents clinical activities and interventions accurately. Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel to provide timely, comprehensive, and cost effective pharmaceutical services. Participates in hospital safety/quality programs and assists in training new staff and students. Responds to code arrests and other emergent situations where pharmacist assistance is needed. Performs essential duties of pharmacy manager or director in his/her absence when the pharmacy clinical coordinator is not available. May be required to work at other Carondelet network facilities.
Qualifications: LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: License Required: Valid current Arizona Registered Pharmacist License. Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS-CPR) upon employment and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of employment. Certification Required: Board Certification is required for any new hires after January 1st, 2014. Must be board certified within 36 months of eligibility for certification. Certification Preferred: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
EDUCATION: Required: Graduation from an accredited School or College of Pharmacy with a B.S. or PharmD degree.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: Must be able to work variable shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. Preferred: Hospital pharmacy experience.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005039713
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.