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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 99937
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 2nd shift 7on/7off rotation
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11071005439605-Pharmacy
FT -7 on 7off, 2nd shift
Responsible for assisting the multidisciplinary team with medication therapy selection and management in areas including but not limited to trauma, medical resuscitations, and medical emergencies in STEMI, stroke, PE, and sepsis. Responsible for protocol development, education to the medical staff as necessary, and limited preparation and verification of medications in high acuity situations.
Oversees the provision of safe and effective medication therapies through collaboration with the patient’s care team. Reviews physician orders for drug therapy and monitors this therapy for drug choice, dosage, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, and formulary adherence. Serves as a drug information resource to nurses, physicians, and other healthcare workers.
Works primarily in the pharmacy. Delivers medications to nursing units. Requires considerable walking, standing, pushing mobile cart of 50 pounds maximum and lifting 25 pounds of material. May be required to frequently stretch, bend, squat, or kneel to perform job. Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize exposure to hazardous agents. Takes necessary precautions to avoid inadvertent needle sticks, minor cuts or bruises. Exposed to various conditions throughout the workday such as walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs and changes in temperature and humidity. Must be able to perform manipulative skills such as writing, typing, and data entry into the computer and automated dispensing machines. Must have use of both hands, be able to see clearly and read small type such as that on unit-dose medication packages and syringes. Must be able to speak and be understood by others to communicate effectively. Must be able to hear normal sounds with moderate background noises. Involves rotating shifts.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or a Pharm D. from an accredited school of pharmacy required. Licensed in the state of North Carolina or eligible for reciprocity required. Previous hospital pharmacy experience is preferred. Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills with patients, visitors, and other healthcare team members to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality of patient care required. Preferred BCEMP or BCCCP. ACLS certification will be needed by start of employment. Prefer PGY-2 in critical care or emergency medicine. If no PGY-2 residency, should have at least 5 years of experience as an emergency department or critical care pharmacist.