Pharmacist - Clinical Staff - Harris Regional
WestCare Health System - Sylva, NC

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Summary: The Clinical Staff Pharmacist shall be able to perform the following for all age categories: Interpret medication orders. Monitor proper utilization of medications by use of the medication profiles. Prepare all forms of medication therapy (may include chemotherapy). Verify all medications and products prepared. Use all of the automated processes involved in the medication therapy process. Possess or be able to obtain the knowledge base needed to effectively communicate. Participate in the clinical pharmacy programs offered in the areas in which they work. Attend Code Blue events paged in the hours of operation. Supervision of technicians and management of pharmacy in Director of Pharmacy's absence.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy with a current North Carolina License.

Experience: One year of experience or internship in Hospital Pharmacy is preferred but not required.

Certifications: Current NC Pharmacist license. BLS within 3 months of hire and maintain thereafter.

Physical Requirements : Constant standing or walking. Rotating shifts which may include weekends. Call duty may include night call-backs to the pharmacy. Exposure to cytotoxic agents. Ability to lift twenty pounds. Close attention to detail needed. Ability to handle the demands of the patient, physician, and nursing staff. Corrected vision and hearing to normal range is required.

Working Environment: Air-conditioned environment. Good in general. Awareness of security precautions needed. Potential for exposure to blood or body fluids.