Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Pharmacy Resident Job Description

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Pharmacy resident provides drug education to physicians, nurses, pharmacy staff and other hospital staff and patients to enhance drug information and.

Pharmacy Resident Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective pharmacy resident job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included pharmacy resident job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop and implement collaborative drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team
Drug therapy monitoring
Monitors IV to PO's and renal dosage adjustments on a daily basis
Respond to all drug related needs of patients, nursing staff, medical staff and other health care professionals
Actively participate in departamental activities
Work with the Residency Director to develop an individualized program which will be unique to your role
Perform four to six week rotations of a clinical or administrative nature
Complete special projects and assignments
Perform scheduled work as a staff pharmacist
Be responsible for developing the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for the provision of high quality pharmaceutical care

Pharmacy Resident Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Pharmacy Resident

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

Education for Pharmacy Resident

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Pharmacy Resident

Desired skills for pharmacy resident include:

State and Federal laws
Pharmacy and hospital computer systems and computer-assisted devices
Professional practice standards
Basic laboratory values used in therapeutic drug monitoring
Hospital pharmacy practices
Principles of aseptic technique
Word processing and spreadsheet software
Drug distribution systems of the pharmacy
Drug therapy

Desired experience for pharmacy resident includes:

Be expected to demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a staff pharmacist, meeting the same standards of performance, duties and functions as are required of the staff pharmacist
Provide expert pharmaceutical care in multiple settings
Understand the distinctiveness of a rural institutional setting and function effectively as a pharmacy practitioner in such a setting
Practice independent leadership, problem-solving, and management skills necessary for affecting change and support for pharmacy practice excellence
Understand and carry out the process of pharmacy-related research, presentations, publication, and other opportunities
Provide accurate and effective drug information and education to patients, health care providers, and students

Pharmacy Resident Examples


Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a pharmacy resident. 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 pharmacy resident
  • Understand all aspects of the medication use process
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to assist with problem identification and resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services, and systems/performance measures
  • Review, interpret and evaluate medication therapy to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug related problems
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs, or area services and initiatives
  • Provide drug information and education to clinicians, residents, students, and patients
  • Mentor PharmD students
  • Demonstrates knowledge of operational applications of departmental computer systems including identification and resolution of system issues
  • Review microbiology data daily
  • Support cost-effective formulary management
  • Provide drug information and education as required
Qualifications for pharmacy resident
  • Active participation in monthly
  • Participates in clinical practice
  • Bachelor of Science in pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy
  • Advanced study in pharmacy or health care related field, preferably a Masters or Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Maintains current unrestricted licensure as a licensed pharmacist in the State of Rhode Island
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process

Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a pharmacy resident. 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 pharmacy resident
  • Assist the Clinical Manager with formulary requests
  • Participate in investigational drug protocols as assigned
  • Develop required reports
  • Ensure that medication orders are processed timely, accurately and according to all legal, professional and departmental standards for dispensing and record keeping
  • Manage the disposition of controlled substances, other dangerous drugs, and investigational drugs as required by Federal and State statutes and regulations
  • Provides direct pharmaceutical care to the patient populations served
  • Provides functional supervision to pharmacy operations in assigned work area
  • Prepares reports, educates, makes suggestions and recommendations for improvement
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the residency director or coordinator, or the individual rotational preceptors
  • Participates in relevant hospital and pharmacy committees as part of the rotational or longitudinal research project activities
Qualifications for pharmacy resident
  • Licensed/eligible to be licensed as a Pharmacist in Texas
  • Preferred to have Pharm D Degree from ACPE accredited program (Must obtain degree within 4 months of hire)
  • 11.2 Supervises supportive personnel and assists when necessary
  • Must meet ASHP requirements
  • Pharmacy experience that includes direct patient care and operational rotations in hospital and ambulatory settings
  • Eligible for or hold a current license to practice pharmacy in the state of Georgia

Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of pharmacy resident. 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 pharmacy resident
  • Clinical Services – Formulary Management and Drug Utilization Review (DUR)
  • Pharmacy Operations - Implementation of New Benefit Designs, Pharmacy Operations Management and Contact Center Services
  • Appropriately answers routine drug information questions that are received
  • Conducts self in a manner that consistently displays politeness, attentiveness and professionalism
  • Provides sufficient information and documentation to colleagues about specific patient care issues
  • Kansas Pharmacy License within 60 days of employment
  • BCLS and ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred
  • Present his/herself as a self-directed, independent, motivated learner guided by the residency program director (RPD) and the appropriate preceptor(s) for each learning experience
  • Successfully design, complete, IRB submission for approval for approval/exemption, carry out, and develop a manuscript of a major project to be determined within the first two months of residency start date
  • Effectively evaluate PharmAcademic rotations, self and preceptor(s) as assigned
Qualifications for pharmacy resident
  • Knowledge of pharmacy information systems, automated dispensing technology and personal computers including word processing, database and spreadsheet design
  • Experience with computer word processing required
  • Some experience with spreadsheets or databases and other computer software preferred
  • Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy with a Pharm D
  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy Degree
  • Current Pharmacy License Required 90 days from start of employment, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Preferred

Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pharmacy resident. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pharmacy resident
  • Present assigned topics as part of education for department and/or other department staff
  • Act as a preceptor to pharmacy students completing Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)
  • Participate in opportunities to improve the quality, effectiveness, and/or efficiency in distributing medications to our patients
  • Must be a citizen of the U.S. A., or hold a visa allowing for the completion of the residency year
  • Must be licensed as a registered pharmacist in the state of Florida
  • Preference for hospital pharmacy experience, clinical research experience
  • Investigate/research/report adverse drug events
  • Participate in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee process, evaluate requests for new drug usage and old formulary drug relevance, and review therapeutic classes for relevance, assist in updating hospital formulary
  • Serve as an informational and patient problem solving resource for clinical staff pharmacists
  • Completing a pharmacy practice research project and present at the Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Showcase
Qualifications for pharmacy resident
  • Seeking a professional candidate with good communication skills
  • Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively fulfill all patient care, Residency Program and facility responsibilities
  • Must be an effective communicator (both written and verbal communication)
  • Must be proficient in applicable pharmacy and non-pharmacy computer programs
  • Resident will be directly supervised by a Pharmacy Preceptor and the Residency Program Director
  • The Resident will be expected to increase independent performance of job duties as the Program progresses and will be expected to practice in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures at all times

Pharmacy Resident Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a pharmacy resident. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pharmacy resident
  • Attending a national pharmacy organization meeting
  • Provide pharmacy staffing service on alternating weekends (Averaging 8 hours/week) and chronic disease state management clinic staffing 0.5 days per week
  • Provides general and patient specific drug information to patients, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals
  • May serve as an experiential rotation preceptor for pharmacy students and staff pharmacists
  • Utilize medical informatics to make decisions and reduce error
  • Design and recommend safe and effective evidence-based therapeutic regimens and associated monitoring plans to all applicable healthcare providers
  • Serve as a role model of customer service by responding constructively to the needs of hospital staff
  • Evaluates opportunities for improving operational efficiencies across ministries through the application of informatics principles, standards, and best practices
  • Uses productivity measurement in operational decision-making
  • Promotes the safe and effective utilization of technology and automation systems for pharmacy operations
Qualifications for pharmacy resident
  • Current license as a Registered Pharmacist in Washington State
  • A negligible amount of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body
  • Valid Pharmacy License in state of practice within 90 days of employment
  • Completion of PGY1 residency
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
  • Pharmacist License for Missouri is required or must be obtained within 90 days of employment at the discretion of the Pharmacy Director

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