Pharmacist – Full Time – Kindred Hospital La Mirada

La Mirada, CA



Job Number: 328930


Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Pharmacist! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.

 

Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.

 

The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients’ home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Admired Healthcare Company” for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.

 

As  Pharmacist you will:

  • Collaborate with the Director of Pharmacy and according to standard procedure compounds and dispenses medications and pharmaceutical supplies up receiving written prescriptions from the physician. 

  • Participates on Performance Improvement plans within the hospital.

  • Consults with and advises Administration, Medical Staff and hospital staff on quality, regulatory and risk issues within the organization.  

  • Supports and serves as consultant to all clinical and Medical Staff.

  • Assists the Director in coordinating and implementing the activities of the Pharmacy.  

  • Interprets medication orders, compounds and dispenses medication and other pharmaceutical preparations in accordance with the legal, ethical and professional standards of pharmacy practice.  

  • Supervises the technical support staff.  

  • Assists with clinical, quality management and education programs.

  • Provides support for all departments with respect to the care of all patients aged 18 through the geriatric population ages 65 and older. 

  • Clinical duties include renal dosing, drug regimen review, antibiotic & anticoagulant monitoring.

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As a Pharmacist you will have:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with Pharmacist degree.
  • Current state license in good standing
  • Minimum of three (3) months of experience in HOSPITAL pharmacy. 
  • Pharm D or residency preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, JCAHO, HCFA and state guidelines. 
  • Experience in facilitating teams. 
  •  Experience in writing policies and procedures.  

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