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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H83922
AJE Ref #
575862266
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Staff Pharmacist I - Emergency Department

UCLA Title:
Staff Pharmacist 1 Nex

Job No.:
H83922

Work Hours:
Varies

Work Location:
RRMC - Westwood

Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indef

Minimum Salary:
$69.16 / $12034

Maximum Salary:
$81.02 / $14097

Layoff Referral Deadline:
05/27/2016

Bargaining Unit:
HX



JOB DUTIES:

Under the general supervision of the Director, Pharmaceutical Services, the Emergency Department (ED) Pharmacist shall provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients admitted to the Emergency Department. The ED Pharmacist will actively participate in patient care decisions regarding drug therapy during consultations with the ED health care team. A range of functions will include surveillance of medication orders, interviewing patients to reconcile medication questions, provide patient medication counseling; educating health care professionals on appropriate and safe medication use; participate in the development of medication management programs within the department (institution), including clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management and drug use programs; and participate in quality improvement programs.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

PGY1 Residency is required and PGY2 Residency in Emergency Medicine is preferred.

Additional Qualifications:
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and professional staff.
Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) is preferred. Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal supervision. Ability to effectively communicate orally on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, and to persuade others to adopt a specific opinion or action. Knowledge of and ability to perform age specific and disease specific pharmacokinetic calculations. Skills in writing memos and evaluations. Ability to evaluate and resolve staffing needs. Knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy. Ability to review and assess the appropriateness of prescriptions with respect to age specific, disease state specific considerations.



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