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Pharmacist - AdventHealth - Orlando
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Work Hours/Shift: Float Pool
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealthâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork
Pharmacy Operations â“ Actively performs all pharmacist functions, actively participates in established standard work parameters, and maintains functional proficiency in and actively provides coverage of central pharmacy and satellite areas as requested. Provides primary coverage of pharmacy dispensing areas and staffing in operational programs. Maintains operational expertise in, actively provides coverage of, and proactively leads the services provided by central pharmacy, IV room pharmacy, and satellite pharmacy areas. Oversees and ensures appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient-specific medication doses. Supervises technician and intern practice, prioritizes work load, organizes work flow, and checks accuracy of pharmacy technician activities.
Pharmacy Practice â“ Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems. Proficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication orders. Provides patient-centered care services, including accurate, safe and timely medication therapy, and promotes cost-effective drug therapy, including actively participating in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programs. Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults. Facilitates medication safety practices, including identifying, mitigating, and reporting potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errors.
Clinical Pharmacy Services â“ Actively participates in direct patient care programs and provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs. Works as an active member of pharmacy clinical programs and collaborates with healthcare providers and decentralized pharmacy staff, and places practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered care
Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit excessive unscheduled absenteeism. Ensures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas. Supports other pharmacy operations and areas outside of current assignment. Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient and demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, or other advanced pharmacy degree required
Current, valid State of Florida Pharmacist license
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary
Ability to work well without supervision and to supervise personnel
Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and support personnel
Ability to analyze data and follow up and resolve discrepancies
Proficiency in general hospital pharmacy operations and regulatory compliance
Proficiency with hospital computer systems, pharmacy technology, and pharmacy automation
Proficiency in hospital pharmacy practice, patient-centered care, advanced pharmacy practice, medication therapy management, and evidence-based medicine
Practice experience in a large hospital (greater than 500 bed institution) and integrated healthcare system (three or more hospitals in system)
Eligible for registration as a pharmacist preceptor with the Florida Board of Pharmacy and the various schools of pharmacy located within the State of Florida
Primary responsibility is the provision of central pharmacy and satellite pharmacy operational staffing. Provides integrated clinical and distributive pharmacy services as well as support to direct patient care programs, drug management services, and pharmacy operations throughout the institution. Performs all duties necessary for the effective daily operation of the central pharmacy and satellite pharmacy areas. Actively functions as a member of pharmacy practice programs and clinical pharmacy services to proficiently complete critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and monitoring of patients with a broad range of disease states to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems. Actively participates in medication safety systems, regulatory compliance initiatives, patient quality services, and disease outcomes programs. Proactively intervenes in all areas of medication use and medication therapy management as needed to optimize patient outcomes. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.