PHARMACIST I - #24925
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Responsible for verifying medication orders, preparing, compounding, dispensing medications, and counselling patients in accordance with accepted standards and established pharmacy policies and procedures.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Compounds and dispenses medications and prescriptions in accordance with accepted standards and established Pharmacy procedures. Councels patients.
Master’s or Pharm.D./Bachelor’sDegree in Pharmacy is required.
Performs professional work in the compounding and dispensing of medications in unit dose and I.V. admixture. Reviews and interprets physicians drug orders for clarity, rationality, dosage form, allergies, interactions, incompatibility, etc. Answers physicians inquiries regarding drugs. Maintains control and security of all drugs including dispensing, record keeping and secured storage of narcotics and controlled medications. Dispenses outpatients prescriptions. Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of TPN and I.V. admixtures including chemotheraputic agents. Provides drug information and assists in instructing nursing and medical staff and pharmacy students. Performs inspection of nursing units, discusses service problems with Head Nurses, and recommends solutions to Pharmacy Manager. Serves as a role model and represents the department in a professional manner. Trains lower graded personnel. Participates in self and others professional development. Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy required.