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The Pharmacist Clinical 1 provides pharmaceutical care to patients in a clinical setting. Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceuticals in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and organizational policy. Serves as a resource to other healthcare professionals including pharmacists, pharmacy students and residents. Consults with Nursing, Medical Staff and patients regarding medications, orders, drug and pharmaceutical details, patient reactions, errors and complaints and/or the patients' caregivers. May have responsibility for the assessment, treatment and/or care of neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Supervises and monitors the non-professional duties of technicians including the organization of daily.
Essential Functions of the role:
Ensures that patient pharmaceutical care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights, and customer service.
Compounds or admixes ingredients appropriately, including IV admixtures, small and large volume solutions, syringes, and irrigation solutions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Consults and educates patients and/or patient caregivers concerning possible medications, including alternative sources of drug therapy.
Reviews medications for accuracy, appropriateness, and interactions., and adjusts medications per approved protocols.
Dispenses medications and compounds in accordance with organizational policy and regulatory guidelines.
Assesses prescribers medication orders with respect to the overall patient therapy to evaluate: known allergies; rational therapy/contraindications; reasonable dose and route of administration; reasonable directions for use; duplication of therapy; drug to drug interactions; drug/food interactions; drug-disease interactions; adverse drug reactions; proper utilization, including over-utilization or under-utilization, and use clinical laboratory or clinical monitoring methods to monitor and evaluate drug effectiveness, side effects, toxicity, or adverse effects, and appropriateness to continue the use of the drug in its current regimen.
Supervises and monitors the non-professional duties of Pharmacy Technicians including the organization of daily duties in dispensing, IVs, or patients care functions.Monitors and reviews the work of Pharmacy Technicians to ensure compliance with all professional standards and departmental policies and procedures, and to ensure pharmacy stock levels are adequate with patient needs.
Assists in inventory, purchasing, and quality control of drugs and products and ensures proper charging/crediting of pharmacy product accounts.
Consistently maintains inventory and records on narcotics and other drugs as required by law.