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Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
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Pharmacists are providers of pharmaceutical care and are concerned with the outcomes of their services and
not just the provision of these services. These include leadership and practice management, drug information
and education, activities to ensure rational medication therapy, drug distribution and control, maintaining a
professional workspace, and participation in drug therapy research.
1 Inputs physician’s orders accurately and promptly onto the patient's drug profile to maintain workload and
2 Reviews the order for appropriateness of therapy against the patient's profile, noting and discerning all
pertinent information for pharmacy (indication, dose, route, frequency, duration, contraindications, warnings,
restrictions, drug allergies, drug-drug, drug-food interactions, drug-disease interactions) and takes
appropriate actions to prevent related adverse events.
3 Checks for and enforces adherence to the hospital drug formulary and other restrictions as established by
the P&T Committee or policies and procedures; uses good judgment in the procurement of non-formulary
items, e.g. cost, timeliness
4 Contacts physicians, nursing staff or other health care personnel regarding any recommended
change in orders, in a courteous and professional manner and provides safe, effective, and cost-
containing recommendations and drug information.
5 Updates the patient's profile accurately with pertinent patient-specific information, e.g., allergy, weight,
height, diagnosis, special instructions, etc.; ensures that the patient's profile is accurate with important
information such as room number, account number, and medical record number.
6 Fills and labels medications accurately, consistently and in a timely manner to maintain workload and
7 Demonstrates/ensures proper aseptic and protective safety techniques in preparing IV, TPN and
chemotherapy products; ensures IV, TPN and chemotherapy medications are prepared in compatible
solutions, correct concentrations, etc.
8 Keeps accurate perpetual inventory of Schedule II Controlled Substance when adding to the inventory,
signing out inventory, and returning or destroying controlled substances.
9 Determines and fills the appropriate quantities of controlled substances for each nursing unit.
10 Screens each nursing unit's controlled substances record sheet for signatures and other pertinent
information and takes appropriate measures or investigative steps to assist in resolving narcotic
11 Uses judgment and follows policies and procedures in the dispensing of discharge medications and other
outpatient prescriptions and provide patient counseling in a clear, easy to understand manner, if needed.
12 Ensures the use of Medi-Cal approved formulary drugs for the treatment of patients in the Subacute Unit
and Coastside; collects and reports needed information for the submission TARs to cover non-Medi-Cal
Updated January 2023
13 Ensures that the medication needs of Coastside (SNF, acute, ER, Pyxis) are met on a timely basis and
during emergency off-hours (evenings, nights and weekends) according to policies and procedures.
14 Ensures that home care orders are processed and dispensed accordingly; ensures orders are covered by
third party payors before dispensing products.
15 Maintains an adequate inventory level of all drugs, including narcotics, and communicates with the buyer on
routine and special procurement needs.
16 Uses good judgment and follows polices and procedures when loaning and borrowing medications.
17 Ensures that medications are stored properly, rotates stock and checks for expiration dates.
18 Demonstrates accuracy and proficiency in the use of the inpatient pharmacy computer system
(Megasource), automated dispensing system (Pyxis), outpatient pharmacy computer system (QS1) and the
parenteral nutrition computer program (TPN-Plus) and the parenteral nutrition automated compounder
19 Maintains current knowledge on and demonstration of changes, new features, upgrades, interfaces, etc. of
the above systems as it relates to pharmacy practice and operations.
20 Demonstrates consistency, accuracy, competency, relevance and timeliness when providing safe and
effective clinical recommendations for appropriate drug of choice, dosing, drug interactions,
contraindications, etc.
21 Demonstrates consistency, accuracy, competency, relevance and timeliness when providing drug
information to patients or health care professionals.
22 Provides drug in-services to nurses and other health professionals in an organized, concise manner.
23 Participates in drug use evaluations, studies and audits.
24 Reports and investigates adverse drug reactions according to policies and procedures.
25 Contributed to the pharmacy newsletter at least once in the past 2 years.
26 Maintains complete, accurate and timely documentation of clinically related activities according to policies
and procedures, e.g. interventions binder, logs, etc.
27 Demonstrates competency and efficiency in the execution of the Pharmacokinetic Service, the Anti-Infective
Management Program and the monitoring and management of parenteral nutrition patients.
28 Communicates with other pharmacists, written and oral, regarding important patient care issues to maintain
consistency and quality of clinical services.
29 Maintains current clinical expertise, which reflects practice at Seton/Seton Coastside.
30 Prioritizes workload (dispensing and clinical) and performs duties in a timely and proficient manner to meet
the needs of the department and maintain adequate workflow.
31 Follows up on pending problems or issues; tends to all areas of the department (inpatient, Coastside, home
care, clinical, Pyxis, etc.) when on duty.
32 Directs work flow and personnel in an effective and professional manner to maintain productivity.
33 Supervises and checks the activities of technicians, interns, volunteers and trainees to assure accurate
and proficient completion of assigned tasks.
34 Counsels staff in a courteous and effective manner when necessary.
35 Communicates areas of concern to the Director of Pharmacy.
36 Discusses and contributes ideas and solutions for problems, issues or other developments pertaining to the
operation of the pharmacy.
37 Ensures order and cleanliness in the pharmacy.
38 Completes duties as assigned in a timely manner and according to predetermined criteria.
Other Skills, Abilities
Computer Skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
B.S. Pharmacy
M.S. Pharmacy, or Pharm. D. preferred
Two Years Hospital Pharmacy Experience And/or Residency Training Preferred.
Current California Pharmacist License in good standing
AHMC Seton Medical Center has been serving the health care needs of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County since its founding as Mary’s Help Hospital in 1893.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
AHMC HealthCare
AHMC HealthCare

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6-Hospital Health Care System. Located in the Greater San Gabriel Valley area, AHMC consists of 6 comprehensive acute care facilities.•1,023 total beds •Over 6,500 employees •Over 2,500 physicians •Over 76,000 patients seek care through our ERs •Over 200,000 total patients treated annually AHMC is committed to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care for our community.
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