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Pharmacy Resident- PGY-1

Requisition #:  30236     
Name of Location:   Egleston

 

JOB SUMMARY

Develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to pursue rational drug therapy during a 12-month  program for residents primarily interested in pediatrics and some adult medicine. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Eligible for Georgia pharmacy license

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must participate in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Resident Matching Program
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Takes responsibility for and prepares oneself for improving patient pharmaceutical care.
  2. Uses processes to evaluate one's level of professional development and accomplishes learning needs required to provide pharmaceutical care.
  3. Delivers effective education and training to patients, the public and healthcare professionals appropriate for the learning needs of the audience.
  4. Provides quality patient care using a pharmacy practice methodology.
  5. Provides quality patient care through participation in pharmacy systems.
  6. Participates in developing and evaluating medication use policies.
  7. Develops practice management skills.
  8. Takes responsibility for and prepares oneself for improving patient pharmaceutical care.
  9. Uses processes to evaluate one's level of professional development and accomplishes learning needs required to provide pharmaceutical care.
  10. Delivers effective education and training to patients, the public and healthcare professionals appropriate for the learning needs of the audience.
  11. Provides quality patient care using a pharmacy practice methodology.
  12. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  13. Analyzes patient drug therapy to determine appropriateness of treatment regimen.
  14. Specifies pharmacotherapeutic goals for patients and recommends regimens to prescribers and patients.
  15. Identifies patient healthcare needs and identifies appropriate personnel to aid in managing these needs.
  16. Documents all pharmaceutical care activities appropriately.
  17. Evaluates outcomes of implementing patient pharmacotherapeutic regimens.
  18. Ensures continuity of pharmaceutical care throughout patient care settings.
  19. Provides quality patient care through participation in pharmacy systems.
  20. Prepares and dispenses medications using appropriate techniques and the healthcare setting's policies and procedures.
  21. Participates in the assessment, management, and reporting of medication use evaluation, adverse drug reactions, and medication error reporting.
  22. Participates in management of medical emergency codes.
  23. Provides drug information and medication use education.
  24. Participates in developing and evaluating medication use policies.
  25. Develops practice management skills.
  26. Resolves conflicts through negotiation.
  27. Works through decision making structure to accomplish one's practice area goals.
  28. Contributes to achievement of pharmacy goals  via participation on an organization's committee.
  29. Utilizes documentation to report pharmacy patient care outcomes.
  30. Evaluates current pharmacy services to determine if services are meeting patient healthcare needs.
  31. Assists in developing proposals for a new service.
  32. Understands methods used to monitor and evaluate drug costs.
  33. Assists in ensuring departmental compliance with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements.
  34. Participates in development and implementation of pharmacy department policies and procedures.
  35. Participates in departmental quality improvement.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Pharmacy

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. We have a total of 638 licensed beds among our three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations. We are home to the only Level 1 and 2 pediatric trauma centers in Georgia, and we treat about 60 percent of pediatric trauma patients in the state.

  • We are ranked as a top pediatric heart care and heart surgery program by US News & World Report.
  • Our 27-bed unit is one of the largest dedicated pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units (CICUs) in the Southeast.
  • We performed 634 cardiac surgeries in 2017. We are ranked No. 3 nationally in pediatric cardiac surgical and medical volumes.
  • Our Cardiac Stepdown Unit was recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. Our CICU was recognized with a silver-level Beacon Award of Excellence for nursing outcomes.
  • Our staff includes more than 50 pediatric cardiologists and three pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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