Travis AFB, CA Posted: 2/5/2021
We have an outstanding Contract position for a Clinical Pharmacist to join a leading Company located at the Travis AFB, CA.
***Must be a U.S. Citizen***
- Conducting and coordinating clinical investigations and research (consistent with other healthcare professionals) approved by a local or regional Investigational Review Board (IRB) and participating in outcome studies generated by the department of pharmacy and approved by the P&T Committee.
- Counsel patients regarding appropriate use of medications.
- Compound medications as required.
- Supervise inventory control of all pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy, especially scheduled pharmaceuticals, and ensure pharmacy security.
- Maintain appropriate records and security of all scheduled controlled substances according to applicable regulations. Ability to respond to Cardiac Arrest and Code Blue life support situations urgently.
- Ability to comply with USP 797 Sterile Compounding to include proper wear of barrier/protective clothing.
- Assess patient s response to drug therapy and planning drug therapy based on physician-established diagnoses.
- Order and evaluate laboratory tests necessary to evaluate drug therapy effects and outcomes.
- Initiate, modify, or discontinue medications for ongoing therapy of chronic disease states (e.g., hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulant, diabetes, asthma, refill clinics, etc.), in cooperation with the medical staff.
- Monitor and manage pharmacotherapy requiring periodic adjustment due to specific or changing pharmacokinetic characteristics (e.g., aminoglycosides, phenytoin, antithrombotic).
- Administer prescription or non-prescription drugs according to established agreements or hospital protocols.
- Assess metabolic needs and order therapeutic enteral or parenteral nutrition products in the inpatient setting.
- Evaluate medical and medication histories for drug-related problems and adjusting drug therapy accordingly.
- Consult with other healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, dietitians, nurses, physical therapists, etc.) about patient treatment needs or options.
- Perform a full range of pharmacist procedures.
- Review patient profiles at the time of dispensing to closely monitor medication therapy.
- Ensure prescription directions for use, dose, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications or overlaps, allergy information, age-specific dosage, and other pertinent data are appropriate for individual patients.
- Ensure accuracy of all pharmaceutical products prepared or processed by technical staff.
- Provide medication and healthcare-related in-service training to clinical staff on new medications on the market; appropriate use of medications; comparison of current medication therapies; and other topics as deemed appropriate by the department head.
- Consult with other specialty practitioners to provide optimal patient pharmaceutical care.
- Document significant medication interactions, and pharmacy interactions with prescribers. Conduct Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting by The Joint Commission (TJC) or the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) standards as appropriate.
- Facilitate medical staff drug utilization reviews (DUR) as deemed necessary
Basic Hiring Criteria:
- Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
- Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
- Completion of a clinical pharmacy residency or fellowship accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists or American College of Clinical Pharmacy or documentation of appropriate education, training, and/or CME in the practice of clinical pharmacy.
- Board certification in one or more of the pharmacy specialties recognized by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties.
- Must possess and maintain certifications: Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
- 1 year of full-time experience working as a Clinical Pharmacist within the last two years.
- Current, full, active, and unrestricted license from one of the 50 states or U.S. Territories to practice as a pharmacist.
Minimum Security Clearance:
TAD PGS, Inc. is a Global Fortune 500 company with worldwide revenue of over $27 billion and more than 50 decades of government contracting experience. We specialize in supporting U.S. Government Agencies and their prime vendors by delivering a full range of recruitment and workforce solutions. As part of the Adecco family, we have access to over 2.5 million active candidates supporting hundreds of locations across North America. On any given day, we have more than 70,000 professionals working at client sites across the United States.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor / Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals / EOE Protected Veterans/Disability
The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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