CLINICAL PHARMACIST II - Mercy SD - Full Time in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Clinical Pharmacist II provides pharmaceutical care according to standards established by Scripps Health Pharmacy, to assigned group of patients. 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. Works variable shifts, including evenings and weekends as staffing needs require. Primarily decentralized based practice; demonstrates ability to perform competencies and perform activities as outlined in Pharmacist Authorities policy. Participates in direct patient care with patient care teams. Performs all clinical pharmacy activities and oversees clinical activities of clinical pharmacists in training. Precepts students.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: BS Pharmacy or Pharm.D. Degree. Hospital pharmacy practice and Clinical pharmacy practice, 1-2 years' experience is required. PGY1 residency or equivalent hospital patient care

Required Certification/Registration: California Pharmacist License, AHA BLS for the health care provider and ACLS certifications required prior to being trained to respond to codes. Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or other nationally recognized certification required within 2 years of hire.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: Hospital pharmacy practice and Clinical pharmacy practice (inpatient or ambulatory) experience is preferred.

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.