Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Resident Pharmacist Job Description

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Resident pharmacist provides services for patients taking specialty medications for conditions that include HIV and Hepatitis C.

Resident Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Mix IV additive solutions and chemotherapy using good aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood
Panel management/Management of Patient Populations
Community-based immunization delivery
Development of health and wellness programs
Pharmacists administered immunizations
Coordinate with healthcare providers from UCSF Health and other facilities
Enhance and manage current programs for complex disease states to improve patient adherence and health outcomes
Provide Medication Therapy Management
Patient medication counseling
Provide bed-side delivery of discharge medications and counseling

Resident Pharmacist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Resident Pharmacist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, AHA, BCLS

Education for Resident Pharmacist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Resident Pharmacist

Desired skills for resident pharmacist include:

Age specific needs of patients in performance of duties and responsibilities
Hospital policies and government regulations and dispenses medications accordingly
Chemotherapy
Clinical pharmacology
Diabetes
Federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to dispensing of drugs and narcotics
HIV
Heart disease
Hepatitis C
IV admixture

Desired experience for resident pharmacist includes:

Administer immunizations in a variety of settings
Develop community outreach programs
Provide personalized, comprehensive care to patients with complex conditions
Educate providers and payers on local specialty services
Administer immunizations
Serve as preceptor to pharmacy students

Resident Pharmacist Examples

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Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a resident pharmacist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for resident pharmacist
  • Ensure optimal medication use throughout the entire medical center across all ages of the patient population
  • Perform all of the functions of an Inpatient Pharmacist under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist, when not appropriately licensed
  • Follow all applicable state and federal regulations
  • Be responsible for learning and then performing all functions related to medication use over a one year period beginning July 1st to June 30th
  • Review and interpret physician’s orders to assure that the drug, dosage form, and dose is appropriate for the patient's age, weight, condition and comorbidities
  • Review patient records and orders regarding drug therapy
  • Regularly consult with physicians and nursing staff members concerning the use, availability, dosage form, side effects and possible incompatibilities of new currently used drugs
  • Follow proper computer order entry procedures
  • Document all clinical interventions and workload statistics
  • Complete required rotation objectives, evaluations, residency project, presentations and other assignments
Qualifications for resident pharmacist
  • Ability of operate Computer VDT Terminals for extended periods
  • Graduate from an accredited college or university of pharmacy
  • If not licensed in the State of Alaska at initiation of the program, the resident should have initiated licensure application and obtain licensure from the Alaska State Board of Pharmacy during the residency
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate department needs
  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice as a student, intern or pharmacist
  • Participate in the clinical evaluation and care of patients in a variety of patient care settings with sufficient frequency to achieve the competencies required by their discipline under the direct supervision of the attending staff
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Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of resident pharmacist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for resident pharmacist
  • Assume progressive responsibility for patient care activities according to resident's level of education, ability and experience
  • Communicate effectively with their supervising attending regarding the findings of their evaluation, physical examination, interpretation of diagnostic tests, and intended interventions on a continuous basis
  • Participate fully in the educational and scholarly activities of the program and, as required, assume responsibility for teaching and supervising other residents and students
  • Participate in appropriate institutional committees and councils whose actions affect their education and/or patient care including, but not limited to quality assurance and quality improvement activities
  • Develop a personal program of learning to foster continued professional growth with guidance from the teaching staff
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives to improve pharmaceutical services and standards of patient care
  • Promote department’s delivery of pharmaceutical care with the primary focus on patient outcome
  • Coordinate and provide the pharmaceutical care of patients as assigned in order to meet the residency program goals and objectives under the supervision and guidance of the Pharmacy residency program director and residency preceptors
  • Manage drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Provide drug information and education to medical team and patients
Qualifications for resident pharmacist
  • Location/Facility –Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth
  • Location/Facility –Baylor All Saints Medical Center of Fort Worth
  • Current license to practice as a registered pharmacist in the State of Washington, OR Pharmacy Internship Board License with review of eligibility for pharmacist licensure
  • Completed a comprehensive clerkship and externship program as part of the pharmacy curricula
  • Document interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts
  • Completion of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school or college of pharmacy
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Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a resident pharmacist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for resident pharmacist
  • The Postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency training is an organized, directed, program that builds upon knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities gained from an accredited professional pharmacy degree program
  • The first-year residency program enhances general competencies in managing medication-use systems and supports optimal medication therapy outcomes for patients with a broad range of disease states age specific needs from pediatrics through geriatrics
  • Be responsible for safe, effective, and timely medication use
  • Perform all of the functions of health-systems based Pharmacist under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist, when not appropriately licensed
  • Increase and improve depth of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities to raise the level of expertise in medication therapy management and clinical leadership in the area of focus
  • Function independently as a practitioner by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and transforming both into improved medication therapy for patients
  • The resident will be committed to attaining the program's educational goals and objectives and will support the organization?s mission and values
  • The resident will take accountability to participate in all evaluations of preceptors or learners, and will provide thoughtful, constructive feedback to improve others abilities as both teachers and learners
  • The resident will participate in further development of the program in which he or she is involved, always considering ways to improve the residency for future residents
  • The resident will participate in recruitment and on-boarding for current and incoming residents, assuring that the process knowledge gained is passed on to future learners
Qualifications for resident pharmacist
  • California Board of Pharmacy Intern licensure required for employment until Pharmacist license is obtained
  • Required to participate in the National Residency Matching Service
  • Advanced Life Support ( ACLS ) for those who are primary code responders as defined by ministry / facility within 6 months of hire into position
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support ( PALS ) for those who are primary code responders as defined by ministry / facility within 6 months of hire into position
  • Requires current California Pharmacist license or pending licensure
  • Requires the ability to communication in oral and written English
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Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a resident pharmacist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for resident pharmacist
  • Clinical Activities (Cont) Pipeline monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the hospital medication distribution system and is able to provide assistance to system users
  • Able to function independently and without supervision
  • At a minimum, processes work at a rate that meets the needs of the department, the patients, and the institution
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all relevant departmental, organizational, and federal laws, policies, and procedures
  • Performs tasks at a level of accuracy consistent with department expectations
  • Demonstrates the ability to access patient information via system network
  • Trains in the storage, handling, and disposal of hazardous drugs in accordance with standards set by regulatory agencies
  • Ensures that the needed stock is obtained in an emergency
  • Directs the work of pharmacy technicians to ensure adequate staffing exists
Qualifications for resident pharmacist
  • California Board of Pharmacy licensure as a Pharmacist either prior to or as soon as possible after employment
  • Requires knowledge of sterile products techniques
  • Requires knowledge and experience with personal computers
  • Graduate of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree program
  • Good communication skills, ability to work with staff members
  • Ability to work closely with medical, nursing and pharmacy services in the area of pharmacotherapy (Preferred)
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Resident Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of resident pharmacist. 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 resident pharmacist
  • Complete the required activities of the RGH PGY1 Pharmacy Resident manual and any additional assignments by the preceptor or residency director
  • Timely and accurately complete the Resitrak Residency Evaluation System
  • Provides medication information and education to hospital staff, students and patients
  • May perform tasks of a Pharmacist under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist if licensed by the state of Michigan as a Pharmacist Intern
  • Completes projects and other tasks as assigned
  • Identifies and resolves actual or potential medication related problems
  • Takes ownership of pharmacy related issues and follows them to completion
  • Provides accurate drug information to staff, providers, and the community
  • Assist physicians and residents to develop optimal drug therapies for each patient, including
  • Be responsible for safe, effective, and timely medication use throughout the medical center
Qualifications for resident pharmacist
  • Ability to work with pharmacy and medical students when appropriate (Preferred)
  • Ability to take active part in pharmacy staff development (Preferred)
  • Ability to serve the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adult, adolescent and geriatric patients (Preferred)
  • Completion of a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy
  • Current California Intern Pharmacist’s or Pharmacist license
  • Familiar with pharmacy law and regulations, Title 22 and Joint Commission requirements

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