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Pharmacist

Pharmacists Association


Location:
Shreveport, LA
Date:
06/21/2018
2018-06-212018-07-21
Job Code:
1895258
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Pharmacist | Health eCareers

Pharmacist

Shreveport, Louisiana

Full Time

We Want U to join our University Health family, where providing the best patient care is our number one priority.  UH is actively recruiting for full time Pharmacists.

The University Health Shreveport Pharmacy Department is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our patients through the safe and effective use of medications.  Our mission targets three fundamental tenets:

          We are dedicated to providing superior patient care.

          We have a desire to contribute to healthcare and patient education.

          We strive to discover new and innovative medication therapies through research.

Our department supports our mission by enabling pharmacists to apply their expertise in our hospital and clinic pharmacy, retail pharmacy, and research pharmacy.

The hospital and clinic pharmacy is responsible for ensuring that all medications that are ordered, dispensed, and administered to University Health patients have been carefully critiqued to ensure safe and effective use.  Our innovative staffing model allows for pharmacists to participate in multidisciplinary team rounds in an environment centered on quality patient care and education.

The retail pharmacy offers outpatient prescriptions as well as patient education to ensure that all patients have access to medications.  Many patients face significant challenges with affordability and availability of high quality pharmacy services.  Our pharmacists are uniquely positioned to assist patients so that they can successfully and knowledgeably conduct medication therapy for themselves and for their loved ones.

The research pharmacy participates with researchers from within the LSU School of Medicine.  Our research efforts support the provision of investigational medications to patient in order to discover the treatments of tomorrow.

Pharmacist – Oncology

This position is responsible for the delivery of direct patient care and oversight for inpatient Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant services.  The oncology pharmacist is expected to sustain an environment for the safe, effective, and responsible use of medications prescribed to patients of all age groups.  The pharmacist is decentralized to the inpatient oncology unit to participate in an interdisciplinary fashion with medical oncology staff, nursing, and a host of allied health support.  The pharmacist is responsible for participating in team rounds, evaluating and monitoring chemotherapy, supportive care, and acute care medication needs, as well as precepting students and PGY1/PGY2 residents.  Additionally, the oncology pharmacist participates in multidisciplinary committees, collaborates on educational efforts for pharmacy and hospital staff, and engages in quality improvement projects with the pharmacy team. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Requires current state license to practice pharmacy.  Completion of ACPE-accredited PGY2 oncology residency required; BCOP preferred.

Please visit our website at to submit an application and upload a resume for this position.

University Health is a proud provider of world-class healthcare to our communities. As an academic hospital, University Health upholds a strong commitment to state-of-the art treatment, clinical research, community education, and prevention programs.   We are the proud clinical partner and hospital for the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.  Offering excellent benefits and competitive salaries, a career at UH opens up opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

• 452 Hospital Beds

• 55 Ambulatory Care Outpatient Clinics

• Level 1 Trauma Center

• Region’s only Cystic Fibrosis Center

• State-of-the-art Burn Center

• St. Jude Affiliate

• Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

• Seeking Baby-Friendly Designation

For more information regarding University Health, please visit .

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  • Date Posted: 6/17/2018

  • Job Id: 1895258

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