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Pharmacist (Oakdale) - Per Diem

Location: Oakdale,CA

Job Description

Position Summary:
Staff Pharmacist is responsible for the accurate identification, preparation and distribution of drugs, the monitoring of patient drug therapies, and the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients served.  Pharmacists supervise and direct ancillary personnel (technician, interns) working in their immediate area.  In the absence of a Pharmacy Supervisor, a pharmacist may be required to assume essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the Pharmacy Manager.
This position provides care/service to a critically ill through rehabilitating, neonatal through geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and/or developmental age of the individual served.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization.  It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.  The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:
Minimum Education:
            Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy Degree
            Pharm.D. degree and completion of an ASHP residency preferred
            Knowledge of unit dose systems, IV admixture, chemotherapy, pharmacokinetics and drug use evaluation required
Minimum Experience/Skills:
Previous hospital and clinical pharmacy experience preferred
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Current CA Registered Pharmacist License
Physical Demands:
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Working Conditions:
            Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
            Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
            Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
            Emergency and crisis situations
            Subject to irregular hours
            Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to radiation hazards, radioactive substances and biohazard material