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CLINICAL PHARMACIST I - Systemwide Float Pool in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Offices

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. 

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Our Scripps System-wide Resource Services (SSRS) department supports the entire Scripps Health system.  As a member of the float team, you can fill vital roles on assignments throughout the system to provide critical coverage (inpatient and ambulatory) for employee’s leave of absences, sick calls, and peak service demands while gaining experience in a variety of environments.

Join our Scripps SSRS team as a Clinical Pharmacist with the opportunity to learn from resources across all of our sites. To be successful, the Clinical Pharmacist will be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment and will be knowledgeable with inpatient care. The Clinical Pharmacist reviews and evaluates individual drug orders for appropriateness, safety, and cost. Documents the care provided to patients. Supervises the drug distribution operation: responsible for assuring safe and effective alternatives as appropriate. Routinely communicates with physicians, nurses and patients regarding drug therapy. Contributes to the accomplishment of initiatives to improve the cost-effectiveness of drug therapy. Demonstrates ability to provide age-specific patient care as established for area and job title. Demonstrates ability to perform competencies and perform activities as outlined in Pharmacist Authorities policy. Primarily operation focused centrally based; participates in direct patient care as clinical competencies are approved and on approved shifts.

This is a full time position with varied shifts and rotating weekends.

Job Requirements

  • BS Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree
  • California Pharmacist License
  • AHA BLS for the health care provider
  • ACLS certifications required prior to being trained to respond to codes, may be obtained within 6 months of hire

  • PGY1 residency or equivalent hospital patient care
  •  Hospital pharmacy practice and Clinical pharmacy practice (inpatient or ambulatory) experience is preferred.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.