Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Pharmacist PRN Job Description

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Pharmacist PRN provides occupational therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations and professional guidelines.

Pharmacist PRN Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Order entry and while performing medication use evaluations (MUEs)
All medication orders are screened to ensure that drug therapy is appropriate to the ages of the patient served by the hospital (neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric)
Accurately processes medication orders into the computer system with the correct drug, dose and dosage form, frequency, duration, and route as compared to the original physician order
Dispenses medications for the correct patient in the correct dose, dosage form, and amount at the right time
Verifies all medications for the correctness before they are distributed to patient care areas
Assists in the maintenance of adequate stock of medications in the pharmacy and patient care areas in accordance with the formulary and medication policies
Prevents, identifies and resolves medication related problems to assure patients safety, optimize patient outcome, improve patient satisfaction, and minimize cost
Reviews physician orders to assure accuracy and appropriateness, and intervenes with prescriber and documents interventions as required
Monitors patient profiles for drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, and incompatibilities
Performs renal dosing adjustments, IV to PO conversions, therapeutic interchanges and other medical staff-authorized policies and protocols

Pharmacist PRN Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pharmacist PRN

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, BLS, PALS, BCPS, IV, ACPE, BCLS, CPR

Education for Pharmacist PRN

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pharmacist PRN job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Pharmacy, Science, College of Pharmacy, Education, School of Pharmacy, Graduate, Healthcare, Computer, Supervision, Communication

Skills for Pharmacist PRN

Desired skills for pharmacist PRN include:

HCFA and state guidelines
Age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities
Hospital policies and government regulations and dispenses accordingly
Occurrence reporting system
Unit dose medication and I.V
Application of concepts
Technical capabilities to perform varied tasks

Desired experience for pharmacist PRN includes:

Dispenses and/or compounds medications, sterile products and chemotherapy
Screens all medication orders for allergies, therapeutic duplication, and other drug-related problems specific to each individual patient, and taking action when required according to professional standards
Follows through on all orders requiring clarification and/or alteration in a responsible and accountable manner in accordance with the highest professional standards and formulary compliance
Reviews daily laboratory values, culture and sensitivities, and other reports for appropriateness of drug choice, dosing, route, and monitoring
Identifies and reports Adverse Drug Reactions
Consistently documents interventions performed on a patient’s behalf

Pharmacist PRN Examples


Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pharmacist PRN. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacist PRN
  • Provides patient-specific pharmacokinetic dosing consultation for any medication requested in a timely manner
  • Provides patient-specific nutrition support consultation as requested
  • Participates in a multi-disciplinary patient care rounds or discharge planning meetings as requested
  • Provides accurate drug information to health professionals
  • Provides in-services to patients and health care staff as requested
  • Medication use recommendations are based on P&T Committee and medical staff guidelines
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of the technicians/technical staff
  • Supervises the work of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy
  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Pharmacy as a registered pharmacist
Qualifications for pharmacist PRN
  • Doctor of Pharmacy preferred
  • Glycemic management (preferred)
  • IV to PO medication conversion (preferred)
  • Pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring (preferred)
  • Warfarin dosing and monitoring (preferred)
  • Total parenteral nutrition management (preferred)

Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pharmacist PRN. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacist PRN
  • Accurately profiling all medication orders while reviewing for allergies, drug interactions, rational drug therapy, and drug incompatibilities
  • Overseeing purchases of supplies and medication
  • Participating in all clinical programs as implemented by department
  • Acting as a professional resource to all internal and external customers
  • Counsels members and/or medical practitioners on drug indications/contraindications, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects
  • Counsels members and/or medical practitioners on over the counter medication usage, indications/contraindications, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects
  • Performs all dispensing functions
  • Mixes irrigating solutions and intravenous additive solutions as required, using aseptic techniques with the Laminar arflow hood
  • Maintains patient profiles
  • Current Texas State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist License
Qualifications for pharmacist PRN
  • Graduate from a college of pharmacy with an ACPE accredited college with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BS) or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree
  • FL state licensure as Registered Pharmacist
  • Minimum experience – completion of college internship/externship
  • Years of experience in hospital pharmacy preferred
  • Critical thinking, time management, and ability to prioritize
  • Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care as defined in the unit’s provision of care statement

Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a pharmacist PRN. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for pharmacist PRN
  • 20 hours of ACPE continuing education for sterile product preparation as required by Texas State Board of Pharmacy
  • BCPS certification preferred
  • Reviews patient medication history for allergies and drug interactions including the processes of drug procurement, dispensing, monitoring, the provision of drug information to the associated professional staff
  • Monitors drug therapy as ordered by the medical staff
  • Supervises pharmacy technicians
  • Contracts/Interacts with physicians, clinical department staff, patients and administration
  • Compounding and dispensing prescribed drugs in a healthcare facility environment
  • Also you will be responsible for transferring prescriptions, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review
  • Interprets medication orders/prescriptions (verbal and written) and enters to computerized patient medication profiles accurately
  • Prepares and dispenses medications per orders/prescriptions written by licensed prescribers according to established policies and procedures
Qualifications for pharmacist PRN
  • 1 year previous hospital experience preferred
  • Analytical skills necessary in order to monitor medication orders for inappropriate therapeutic use, inappropriate dose, inappropriate route of administration and potentially harmful drug interactions
  • Approximately three to five progressively more responsible work experience necessary in order to gain full understanding of pharmacy services and laws relating thereto, and to be able to lead and direct personnel
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy
  • Current licensure from the Maryland State Board of Pharmacy
  • At least 1 year experience in a hospital setting - working with all age groups

Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pharmacist PRN. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for pharmacist PRN
  • Supports the pharmacy’s pharmacoeconomic efforts and Antimicrobial Stewardship program
  • Provides drug information, clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners
  • Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, processes the dispensing of medications and pharmaceutical supplies
  • Provides drug information to health care professionals and patients to assist in providing rational drug therapy
  • You will rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, and you will be performing a variety of tasks
  • You will report to a Director/Manager
  • Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Current Florida Pharmacist license
  • Provide double-checks with nursing for high alert medications
  • Participate in the development of medication use management programs within John Randolph Medical Center including core measures, clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management, and drug use programs
Qualifications for pharmacist PRN
  • Working knowledge of hospital pharmacy systems including experience with sterile products preparation, pharmacy automated devices, computerized order entry, medication regimen review and consultation,and formulary management
  • Minimum of 1 year hospital Pharmacy experience preferred
  • Degree from an accredited college of Pharmacy
  • 1 – 3 years experience as a Pharmacist, hospital setting preferred
  • Current Arizona State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist license in good standing
  • Ability to effectively manage pharmacy techs

Pharmacist PRN Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of pharmacist PRN. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacist PRN
  • Actively participates in codes
  • Facilitates or assists in the medication utilization evaluation process for service line
  • Supports and participates in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management, and patient safety programs to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures, and regulatory compliance and HCAHPS medication-related initiatives
  • Demonstrates good leadership by developing standards of performance, determining areas of responsibility and accountability and delegating authority to various department staff members
  • Establishes and evaluates standards of care
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy preferred
  • Assist in ensuring that the pharmacy is in compliance with all DEA policies and
  • Identify drug incompatibilities, duplication in therapies and report these to the practitioner
  • Provide in-services/education to patients, nurses, physicians and other pharmacists as needed
  • Review/interpret culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommend changes as needed
Qualifications for pharmacist PRN
  • At least one year of relevant clinical experience in a hospital pharmacy setting is preferred
  • Current Licensure by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission and CMS
  • 2 years' experience as a Pharmacist in a hospital setting preferred
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, or Pharm
  • Provides drug information to the appropriate patient care provider

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