Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position works on an as needed basis.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases . This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position accurately prepares and labels medications ensuring proper technique and supplies are utilized in the preparation of IV admixtures; supervises technicians and pharmacy students.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accurately prepares/labels medications ensuring proper technique/supplies are utilized in preparation of IV admixtures.
Reviews medication orders and prescriptions for accuracy, safety, and clinical appropriateness and processes these orders.
Orders/receives investigational drugs and maintains accountability for division.
Checks all work performed by technicians/students and checks all prescriptions/medication orders before dispensing.
Provides current drug-related information to physicians/staff from most reliable sources available.
Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, securing/renewing licenses and registrations as required.
Provides physicians/staff/patients with appropriate information concerning therapeutic actions, interactions, adverse effects, and formulary status of medications.
Participates in continuing education programs and pharmacy-related programs as required for license renewals and to maintain updated service.
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharm D degree.
Current registration in the State of Missouri and/or Illinois, as applicable by State of work location, as a Pharmacist.
New graduates may fill this role subject to limitations mandated by the Missouri and/or Illinois State Board of Pharmacy pending results of their initial licensing examination.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Base pay commensurate with experience.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S32.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
At least one year of hands on experience in inpatient antimicrobial stewardship.
Experience navigating electronic medical records, working with teams, and supervising other staff members.
Working knowledge of current state and federal regulations affecting pharmacy practice.
Demonstrated ability to implement standards of accuracy and judgment.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.
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