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Pharmacist - Pharmacy - Multiple Shifts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
Pharmacist - Pharmacy - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000YA)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $104,045.00 - $169,075.00 / year
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:
UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:
- Full-Time Day Shift
- Full-Time Evening Shift (7 on / 7 off)

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Responsibilities:
To provide patient-focused pharmacy services including monitoring of therapy, interventions, basic pharmacokinetics, education and medication distribution. To support the mission, activities and programs of the division, department and the Hospital.

  • Accurately assesses the appropriateness of each medication as it is prescribed based on the patient’s diagnosis, condition, allergies, and medication history; reviewing for adverse drug reactions and drug interactions. Promotes rational medication therapy by evaluating all orders in the context of current literature, UAB medication evaluations and the UAB Formulary, contacting the physician or healthcare professional and making recommendation for changes when appropriate.
  • Actively monitors patient specific response to prescribed therapies; reviewing potential adverse drug reactions and drug interactions to optimize therapy. Re-evaluates prescribed therapy and makes recommendations for changes when appropriate.
  • Accurately documents patient’s medication history profile; notifying appropriate physician or healthcare professional as to any issues regarding compliance or medication therapy regimen.
  • Assures responsible distribution of medications for administration in assigned area of coverage. Triages orders to meet immediate patient care needs.
  • Provides drug information to patients and family members, physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals. Shares clinical observations and new information from medical/pharmaceutical literature in order to positively impact the optimal use of medications.
  • Supports educational programs of the Division and the department by mentoring pharmacy students and/or pharmacy residents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy required. Work experience may not substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Pharmacist by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP) required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Pharmacy

Organization

: 707501000 Pharmacy-Hospital

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts