Pharmacist- PRN- Days

US-TX-Houston
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-6541
Division
Long Term Acute Care (LTAC)

Overview

 

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.  Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma. 

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.

 

 

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

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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