at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Delaware, United States
General SummaryThe pharmacist performs the cognitive functions including screening of all medication orders. The pharmacist works in a collaborative relationship with members of the Medical Staff. Essential Functions & Accountabilities
+ Medication/Solution Order Review and Processing – Reviews prescriber’s orders for appropriateness relative to the patient’s condition, height, weight, allergies and age. Review prescriber’s orders for appropriateness and compliance with legal requirements, institutional policies and procedures, and drug use restrictions in accordance with prescribing limits set by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Medical Executive Committee. Reviews medication orders for duplicate therapy, drug-drug interactions, dosage range, IV incompatibility and food-drug interaction to facilitate accurate and timely medication/solution distribution and administration.
+ Drug Information Resource – Provides pertinent drug information to medical and ancillary hospital staff. Researches medication dosages, indications, interactions, compatibility, and administration when requested by healthcare professionals. Responds timely and in a professional manner.
+ Technician and ancillary staff supervision- Reviews medications prepared for distribution by technicians with respect to accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness. Monitors technician accountability to follow established policies and procedures for medication delivery, including the automated dispensing system. Reviews technician preparation of intravenous admixtures, parenteral nutrition compounding, chemotherapy and miscellaneous sterile products. Ensures process are followed, validates dispense prep
+ Departmental Performance Improvement Participation – Participates in the departmental improvement process on a routine basis by ensuring that all quality control measures are followed and properly documented. This includes but is not limited to: monitor ADC Report Reviews (ex: override and discrepancies), monthly narcotic inspections. Supports the High Reliability Organization activities (ex: Safety First Reports, Near Misses, Performance Improvement)
+ Reviews the Adverse Drug Report and identifies and reports potential ADRs. (diphenhydramine, epinephrine IM, phytonadione, Kcentra®, naloxone, Praxbind®, solu-medrol, flumazenil, protamine)
+ All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilitiesMinimum Education and Experience Minimum Preferred Education: BS in Pharmacy PharmD Experience: 1 year of Hospital Experience Computer/Software Knowledge: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Licensure/Certification: Eligible for Licensure in the State of Delaware as a Pharmacist To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account