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ZZZ*12/20*Pharmacist - PRN - Day in Bossier City, LA at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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About Us

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.

Responsibilities:

The Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmaceutical services within the hospital that has a patient population ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs. 

The Pharmacist duties include:

  • Verification of medication orders for accuracy and appropriateness. Review of
    medication profiles.
  • Assists in the resolution of drug therapy problems.
  • Participation in medical and multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Perceive and evaluate the medication information needs of patients and families, health care professionals, and other person.
  • Use a systematic approach to address medication information needs by effectively searching, retrieving, and evaluating the literature and appropriately communicating and applying the information to the patient care situation.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, QA program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Compounds, packages, labels and dispenses medications.   
  • Maintains proper inventory control and storage including the secure storage of
    controlled substances and inventory records.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in
    educational programs, current literature, in-services and workshops.
  • Participates in training pharmacists, technicians, students and residents.
  • Participates in education programs for pharmacy staff, attends meetings as
    required and participates on committees as needed.
  • Consults with and advises healthcare providers regarding optimal and cost effective utilization of drugs. Where appropriate, documents clinical activities.
  • Responsible for adherence to the Department Compliance Plan for Controlled
    substances.
  • Performs dispensing and compounding functions utilizing automated technology
  • Perform additional duties assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ability to project a professional image. • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements. • Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations. • Strong organizational and analytical skills. • Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.).  

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Hospital Pharmacy Administration or Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Current Pharmacist license in good standing for the state of employment. 
  • Must maintain current BLS certification through employment.

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