Pharmacist – Pharmacy – Pediatric Pharmacy – East Orlando – Part Time
Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire Pharmacist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience.
The inpatient pharmacy at Florida Hospital East Orlando is comprised of a dedicated team of professionals including a Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Clinical Staff Pharmacists, Certified Pharmacy Technicians and a pharmacy buyer. The department provides contemporary pharmaceutical care including pharmacokinetic consultative services, total parenteral nutrition dosing and glycemic management. Our highly trained staff practice in a decentralized model and maintain high standards to meet all patient care needs. The department also serves as a site for education of two pharmacy residents and students from various colleges of pharmacy
Primary responsibility is the provision of central pharmacy and satellite pharmacy operational staffing. Provides integrated clinical and distributive pharmacy services as well as support to direct patient care programs, drug management services, and pharmacy operations throughout the institution. Performs all duties necessary for the effective daily operation of the central pharmacy and satellite pharmacy areas. Actively functions as a member of pharmacy practice programs and clinical pharmacy services to proficiently complete critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and monitoring of patients with a broad range of disease states to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems. Actively participates in medication safety systems, regulatory compliance initiatives, patient quality services, and disease outcomes programs. Proactively intervenes in all areas of medication use and medication therapy management as needed to optimize patient outcomes. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problem-solving, and customer service skills
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary
Ability to work well without supervision and to supervise personnel
Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and support personnel
Ability to analyze data and follow up and resolve discrepancies
Ability to keep accurate and complete records
Ability to teach pharmacy students and support experiential training
Initiative to keep abreast of developments in the provision of pharmacy services
Initiative to keep abreast of new information/products/developments in the field of pharmacy
Proficiency in general hospital pharmacy operations and regulatory compliance (Preferred)
Proficiency with hospital computer systems, pharmacy technology, and pharmacy automation (Preferred)
Proficiency in hospital pharmacy practice, patient-centered care, advanced pharmacy practice, medication therapy management, and evidence-based medicine (Preferred)
Expertise using Cerner pharmacy solutions and services (Preferred)
Expertise using Pyxis automated dispensing technology (Preferred)
Working analytical and data management skills (Preferred)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (Preferred)
Working knowledge of the accreditation requirements of Det Norske Veritas and International Organization for Standardization quality management systems (Preferred)
Working knowledge of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists National Practice Standards (Preferred)
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, or other advanced pharmacy degree required
Contemporary hospital pharmacy experience (1+ years) (Preferred)
Practice experience in a large hospital (greater than 500 bed institution) and integrated healthcare system (three or more hospitals in system) (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current, valid State of Florida Pharmacist license
Eligible for registration as a pharmacist preceptor with the Florida Board of Pharmacy and the various schools of pharmacy located within the State of Florida (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
Pharmacy Operations – Actively performs all pharmacist functions, actively participates in established standard work parameters, and maintains functional proficiency in and actively provides coverage of central pharmacy and satellite areas as requested. Provides primary coverage of pharmacy dispensing areas and staffing in operational programs. Maintains operational expertise in, actively provides coverage of, and proactively leads the services provided by central pharmacy, IV room pharmacy, and satellite pharmacy areas. Oversees and ensures appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient-specific medication doses. Supervises technician and intern practice, prioritizes work load, organizes work flow, and checks accuracy of pharmacy technician activities.
Pharmacy Practice – Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems. Proficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication orders. Provides patient-centered care services, including accurate, safe and timely medication therapy, and promotes cost-effective drug therapy, including actively participating in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programs. Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults. Facilitates medication safety practices, including identifying, mitigating, and reporting potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errors.
Clinical Pharmacy Services – Actively participates in direct patient care programs and provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs. Works as an active member of pharmacy clinical programs and collaborates with healthcare providers and decentralized pharmacy staff, and places practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered care.
Teamwork and Inter-professional Collaboration
Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit excessive unscheduled absenteeism. Ensures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas. Supports other pharmacy operations and areas outside of current assignment. Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient and demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications.
Mentors new staff and assists with training of all staff as requested. Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees and pharmacy students (IPPE and APPE) as requested.
Supports and participates in medication-use process improvements led by colleagues and peers. Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes.
Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice via participation in pharmacist professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice.
Participates in departmental meetings and educational activities as assigned. Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers. Maintains professional image by participating in department practice councils.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Pharmacist opportunity with East Orlando and apply online today.