Clinical Pharmacist Decentralized Pharmacy Services at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/9/2021


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    Tampa, FL
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Job Description


Clinical Pharmacist Decentralized Pharmacy Services AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Tampa’s service standards.
  • Pharmacy Operations – Actively performs all pharmacist functions, actively participates in established standard work parameters, and maintains functional proficiency in and actively provides coverage of decentralized and central pharmacy services.  Provides primary coverage of pharmacy dispensing areas and staffing in operational programs.  Oversees and ensures appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems.  Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient-specific medication doses.  Supervises technician and intern practice, prioritizes work load, organizes work flow, and checks accuracy of pharmacy technician activities.
  • Pharmacy Practice – Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems.  Proficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication orders.  Provides patient-centered care services, including accurate, safe and timely medication therapy, and promotes cost-effective drug therapy, including actively participating in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programs.  Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults. Facilitates medication safety practices, including identifying, mitigating, and reporting potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errors.  Participates in the management of medical emergencies.  Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development.
  • Clinical Pharmacy Services – Provides comprehensive coverage of decentralized Internal Medicine or Cardiology pharmacy practice areas and additional areas as assigned. Actively participates in direct patient care programs and provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs.  Works as an active member of pharmacy clinical programs and collaborates with healthcare providers. and places practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered care.  Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults. 
  • Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentoring – Mentors new staff and assists with training of all staff as requested.  Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees and mentor’s pharmacy students (IPPE and APPE) and PGY1 Resident Rotations as requested.  Demonstrates desire and aptitude for teaching and maintains competency in quality preceptor attributes including the roles of a preceptor.  Completes preceptor skills assessment and development programs.  Delivers effective evidence-based education to nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
  • Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation – Provides quality improvement initiatives to improve medication-related processes, pharmacy systems, or patient care programs.  Provides regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, or other advanced pharmacy degree
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or three years of clinical pharmacy experience
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Applicable State Pharmacy License

Job Summary:

The Clinical Pharmacist shall support the mission of the hospital and pharmacy department by preventing, identifying and resolving drug related problems to assure patient safety, improve patient satisfaction and minimize costs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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