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Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77415 Date posted 11/22/2016
Requisition ID: 77415
  • Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • City: Chula Vista
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Category: Pharmacy Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
8-hour variable shift, every other weekends.
Required Skills and Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One (1) year current inpatient Pharmacist experience or completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Completion of an ASHP Pharmacy Residency program

The Pharmacist will provide the professional, clinical and technical knowledge, and skills and expertise required for the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care that supports the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare     
Sharp Chula Vista hospital prides itself in providing a unique and innovative pharmaceutical care program. We offer all staff the opportunity to participate in a progressive clinical setting. Clinical programs include formal protocols with certification in pharmacokinetic dosing of aminoglycosides and vancomycin, anticoagulation, insulin management, renal target, and antibiotic surveillance (including IV to PO). The pharmacists are decentralized utilizing wireless telephones and dedicated computer workstations on the Nursing units. Staff is encouraged to provide pharmacotherapy management utilizing a network-based medication intervention monitoring program, respond to medical emergencies (e.g. Code Blue).  The Pharmacists work with the full-time Safe Medication Practice Pharmacist in evaluating adverse drug events (ADE’s) and medication safety initiatives.
The SCV Pharmacy Department is the administrative home base of the Sharp Healthcare PGY1 Residency Program, and has APPE rotations (including Acute Care), and is known as a pioneer in San Diego County in being the first to initiate various services such as Safe Medication Practice pharmacist and an ED pharmacist.
Furthermore, Sharp Chula Vista has a pharmacy student program, including rotations in general Hospital Practice, Medicine, Med-Surg., ED, SNF Clinical pharmacy and OP Pharmacy providing an opportunity for pharmacy school affiliation. Pharmacy staff handles and distribute investigation medications. The Pharmacy has implemented Pyxis Profile Medstations that are specifically designed to support patient care in each Nursing area. This automation enhances the ability of Clinical Pharmacists to work closely with physicians and nurses in assessing the impact of medication use and helping to meet therapeutic goals.     
Our close knit pharmacy team supports the mission of Sharp HealthCare by providing the best patient care possible.  We feel that by providing excellent communication to staff and serving as a training facility for Residents, Pharmacists, and Pharm Techs, we encompass the Sharp Experience of being the best place to work.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay.  A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords:  Pharmacist, inpatient pharmacist, pharmacist jobs in San Diego, clinical pharmacist, PYG1
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