The Pharmacy Department is made up of separate inpatient and outpatient pharmacies that provide administrative, clinical, and distributive services to both hospital and clinic patients. Pharmaceutical Specialties include: Transplant, Cardiology, Geriatrics, Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Oncology. Ochsner Ambulatory Pharmacy Services includes Anticoagulation Clinic, Digital Medicine, Population Management, and Pharmacy Patient Assistance.
Ochsner provides internship and externship programs for Pharmacy Students as well as (ASHP) – accredited, PGY-1 and PGY-2, Residency Programs in: Pharmacy Practice, Internal Medicine, Solid Organ Transplant, and Health System Administration. Our clinical team provides training and development for Ochsner’s clinical staff, students, and residents. WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Clinical Pharmacist monitors and evaluates drug therapy for appropriateness based on the patient’s health status, institutional criteria/guidelines, and cost efficient measures; assumes responsibility for the delivery of pharmacy services to assigned areas for the goal of improving patient outcomes; provides drug information to health care personnel; participates with appropriate medical team on patient care rounds; precepts pharmacy students and residents; and provides in-services/education to pharmacy and other health care providers when appropriate. The Clinical Pharmacist demonstrates actions consistent with Ochsner’s “Expectations” as duties are performed on a daily basis
• De-centralized, unit-based clinical pharmacist position responsible for Clinical and Distributive services including: order-verification, medication distribution, medication reconciliation, discharge planning, and patient education • Manages drug therapy to optimize patient outcomes, including core clinical services: (IV to PO, Renal Dosing, Pharmacokinetic Dosing and Monitoring, and other protocol-based services) • Ensures cost-effective drug therapy management • Educates staff, students, patients, health care providers and other health care professionals • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continued education
WHAT WE SEEK
• Graduate of an accredited School/College of Pharmacy • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy required • Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Louisiana • Completion of a PGY-1 General Practice Residency preferred; a minimum of three years relevant hospital experience can be substituted in lieu of residency
WHAT WE OFFER
Ochsner offers a competitive salary and benefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of its employees.
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the #1 ranked hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as a “Best Hospital” across two specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.