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Pharmacist Intern-Pharm General-PRN

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:


Prepares, compounds, and dispenses medications in accordance to established hospital policy and procedures, State, and Federal laws, rules, and regulations under the supervision of the Pharmacist.


Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
Prepares and dispenses drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
Interprets drug orders (verbal and written) and transcribes/verifies into computerized patient medication record accurately.
Maintains, accurate, complete patient drug record.
Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals including non-sterile and sterile products, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products accurately.
Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law and institutional policies.
Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.
Maintains competency required for current job title/position.
Maintains current pharmacist license.
Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files.
Attends staff meetings.
Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.
Provides analysis of medication use processes and contributes at least one related project per year.
Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel.
Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
Ambulatory care.
Provides ambulatory pharmaceutical care services utilizing approved protocols and/or collaborative agreement with other providers, including managing patient drug therapy, anticoagulation management, providing patient education, and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications.
Performs duties in the clinical areas assigned such as but not limited to anticoagulation clinics, intensive medical home, transition of care, Discharge Medication reconciliation, etc.
Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.
Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service and renal drug dosing per hospital protocol.
Reads, extracts and interprets information in patient medical records accurately.
Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
Sustains the hospital drug formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection
Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners as appropriate.
Provides accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital's professional staff.
Provides drug education to patients and their families per institutional protocol.
Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department.
Collects data, conducts monitors and inspections and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned.
Conducts designated interventions as defined in department Clinical Intervention activities (IV to PO, Renal Dosing, Pharmacokinetic dosing support, Anticoagulation).
Baseline departmental standards for reporting interventions for clinical productivity as defined by departmental goals.
Participates in antibiotic stewardship, opioid stewardship, and shortage management activities as assigned.
Attends interdisciplinary rounds when assigned.
Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.


Enrolled and in good standing with an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy program required.
Successful completion of the first professional year and a minimum of 30 credit hours of work towards a professional degree in pharmacy required.
Hospital experience preferred.
BLS within 180 days required.
Registration as a Pharmacist Intern in the State of practice required.

Work Schedule:


Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed

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Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Shreveport , Pharmacist Intern-Pharm General-PRN, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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