Pharmacy General Resident (Fixed-Term)

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Rotating - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The pharmacy general resident is a participant in a 1-year, formal residency training program intended to graduate a competent clinical pharmacist in the acute care and ambulatory care practice settings. The learning objectives are consistent with the standards developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The pharmacy resident has the day-to-day professional practice responsibilities for assigned patient care, drug information, or administrative areas. This position ensures the accurate, efficient delivery of pharmaceutical care services to patients by ensuring compliance with all applicable state/federal laws/regulations and professional practice standards.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Appropriately supervise pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students. Compounds extemporaneous oral and IV medications.
  • Attends clinical work rounds and weekly Pediatric Grand Rounds. Attends House staff Noon Conference meetings. The resident staffs each clinical rotation and provides medication counseling to patients receiving high risk medications.
  • Learns Inventory Management System.
  • Participates in personnel evaluation for technical staff. Participates in staff recruitment for interns/residents.
  • Participates in scheduling as assigned. Assists in the development of departmental policy and procedures as assigned.
  • Prepares drug reviews for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee as assigned. Participates in two Drug.
  • Use Evaluation Reviews. Prepares a new drug review suitable for publication in a newsletter.
  • Present one in-service education program to the medical house staff and nursing unit per month. Present two in-service education programs to the pharmacy staff. Participates as a member of the Code Team.
  • Provides Drug Information Services at the request of the medical, nursing and pharmacy staff.
  • Reviews Pharmacy financial reports with the Director and Associate Director. Assists in development of pharmacy budget requests and evaluation.
  • Screens and monitors Total Parenteral Nutrition Orders. Prepares and checks compounding of TPN solutions.
  • The pharmacy resident will function as a staff pharmacist as assigned but not to exceed 16 hours per week. The pharmacy resident will attend interdepartmental committee meetings as assigned. Complete a research project suitable for publication. The pharmacy resident will attend state, national and local pharmacy society meetings as appropriate.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations; weighing, measuring and documentation with accuracy
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to work with devices, information systems, automated and technical equipment utilized in pharmacy
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
  • Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies
  • Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.