AlexandrialaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Alexandria jobs


Company: Christus Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:


The Staff Pharmacist shall provide the necessary pharmaceutical services needed to facilitate the physician in the treatment of the patient. Such services shall include medication and IV dispensing, monitoring drug regimens including food/drug and adverse interactions, consulting with physicians and nursing staff concerning drug therapy, preparation of sterile admixtures, preparation of cytotoxic agents, and providing assistance during "Code Blue" codes. In addition, the pharmacist shall be responsible for managing technicians, for assuming management responsibilities of the department in the absence of Pharmacy Manager or Director, for managing inventory, and for supporting cost containment programs. Providing services to patients of all ages at a high competency level.


Action Oriented -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.

Collaborate -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.


Handles physician orders appropriately.
Interprets and fills physician orders accurately and timely.
Checks for allergies, interactions, duplications, and appropriate dosing.
Confers with nursing and/or the physician when questions about medication orders arise.
Makes appropriate recommendations and documents as a pharmacist intervention.

Ensures quality pharmaceutical care.
Performs pharmacokinetics and protocol responsibilities.
Participates in codes.
Participates in performance improvement and drug utilization evaluations.
Participates in all clinical programs.
Makes appropriate recommendations concerning drug levels and dosing based on creatinine clearance.
Manages patient parenteral nutrition therapy through approved protocols.

3. Manages Hospital Resources.

-- Assists with appropriate maintenance of drug and supply inventory.

-- Assists with appropriate management of human resources by insuring productivity and flexing according to guidelines.

-- Assists in training of new technicians.

-- Checks unit dose prepackaging, stock fill, cart fill, and crash cart fill of technicians.

-- Checks utilization of Pyxis system in filling, adding to inventory, and using the reports.

-- Directs the work of the technicians during slow times to appropriate tasks or flexes the associate off.

4. Obtains knowledge of, and demonstrates compliance with infection control and safety policies and procedures.

-- Practices standard precautions in patient care activities.

-- Uses proper procedure in handwashing.

-- Wears appropriate personal protective equipment when preparing cytotoxic drugs.

-- Checks technique and preparation of intravenous admixtures of technicians.

-- Appropriately handles and disposes of sharps.

-- Use proper aseptic technique when preparing intravenous admixtures.

-- Complies with 797 regulations.

5. Complies with legal and departmental requirements.

-- Maintains a current Louisiana pharmacist license.

-- Completes pharmacy annual competency checklist.

-- Maintains security for control drugs.

-- Maintains documents required by Louisiana Board of Pharmacy, DEA, FDA, JCAHO, OSHA, and other regulating agencies.

A. Education/Skills
Training in clinical pharmacy, IV compounding & hospital pharmacy perferred.

B. Experience
2 years pharmacy practice preferred. At least one year hospital pharmacy experience desired.

C. Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
Licensed by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy in good standing

Keywords: Christus Health, Alexandria , Pharmacist, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

Description: Certified Medical Coder Medical Mgmt Billing Solutions is looking for
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Part Time School Social Worker job in the
Description: Baton Rouge, LA - Sunbelt is hiring a Social Worker for a part time school job at a local district. The School Social Worker will be providing itinerant services to students
Company: Sunbelt Staffing
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

RN (Staff) - Skilled Nursing Unit II
Description: br We are seeking a caregiver who is proven to provide EXCELLENT service BRGMC recognizes the unique skills
Company: Baton Rouge General
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Healthcare Consultant Needed
Description: Start A Career Today Are you looking for a safe and legitimate way to make money from home If so, we are currently
Company: Career Division
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

RN, Registered Nurse FT - NICU - up to 10K Sign On BONUS - R
Description: Job Description Description
Company: Christus Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Description: LPN full-time The Baton Rouge Clinic, AMC, a large multi-specialty medical clinic is seeking experienced
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Description: Regional Travel LTAC Registered Nurse RN We have an immediate need for a Registered Nurse RN for an 8-12 week contract at a Long Term Acute Care facility located in Lake Charles, LA. Job Details: (more...)
Company: General Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 07/24/2019

1000 Weekly As a HealthCare REP. INTERVIEWING THIS WEEK
Description: We are a fast paced, highly motivated team working for a company that is ready to produce leaders. We have long history of taking in new hire and creating real
Company: Customer service Benefits Level 2
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

RN (Staff) - Emergency Department
Description: br br br br Join the Baton Rouge General Healthcare team and be appreciated in our 28 bed Emergency Department. Work in a professional and fun atmosphere where you can grow and learn. Our staff (more...)
Company: Baton Rouge General
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Occupational Therapist (OT) - Travel - SNF-148854
Description: Occupational Therapist / Therapy Responsibilities and Duties ul li Provide treatment per facility, professional, and
Company: Delta Healthcare Providers
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 07/24/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Louisiana jobs by following @recnetLA on Twitter!

Alexandria RSS job feeds