Job Summary This position has ongoing responsibility for monitoring and evaluating patients for appropriate therapeutic outcomes; reviewing individual patients' records to ensure that drug therapy is appropriate; developing pharmaceutical care plans; disseminating drug information to health care professionals; participating in patient care conferences; and participating in the design and completion of patient drug use reviews, audits, and other drug-related studies and projects. Incumbents may also have the responsibility for a distinct pharmacy program, with or without clinical responsibilities, which requires abilities and expertise beyond those of a Staff Pharmacist I. Examples include maintenance and use of computerized information databases, a quality assurance program, intravenous (IV) additive program, mail order service, or disaster/safety/CPR programs. Responsibilities may include the oversight of non-pharmacists (pharmacy assistants, students/interns, etc.) and/or a limited number of Staff Pharmacists I. All Staff Pharmacists II have primary and consistent responsibilities for teaching and precepting pharmacy students and/or residents. Staff Pharmacists II initiate, plan and implement projects. A portion of the annualized work time for Staff Pharmacists II may be designated to Staff Pharmacists I tasks as specified by their job descriptions.
This position is eligible for a $10,000 Sign-on Bonus! New employees only.The Department of Pharmaceutical Services at UCSF has long been nationally recognized as one of the founding fathers for clinical pharmacy services, which was established in 1965. Today, the department continues to lead the profession through the integration of advanced technology & robotics, comprehensive pharmaceutical care and clinical services.Required Qualifications
Experience in a hospital setting which may include a one-year residency or hospital or clinical pharmacy practice and/or one year supervisory, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Maintain exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work well with patients, pharmacists, and other healthcare personnel and administrators.
Flexible; able to cope with rapid change; comfortable with an ambiguous environment.
Ability to troubleshoot problems efficiently and effectively.
Maintain effective organizational, management, and supervisory skills.
Demonstrated ability to design, implement and evaluate programs in a timely fashion.
Ability to effectively participate in and develop a team.
Demonstrated clinical pharmacy skills and knowledge.
This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.
Completion of an ASHP- accredited residency and/or fellowship.
Current pharmacist license to practice pharmacy in the State of California. Must be in good standing with the California State Board of Pharmacy.
Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS).
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