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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA_EB08F Pharmacist Florence in Florence, South Carolina

Job Summary/Purpose:To actively coordinate, on a day-to-day basis, the provision of high quality, comprehensive pharmaceutical care to the patients of MUSC, in compliance with federal and state legal/regulatory, accreditation, and professional standards. This includes: (1) involvement with multiple drug distribution functions (inclusive of computerized order entry and/or prospective review and verification of physicians’ orders, IV admixture preparation, etc.); (2) defined clinical/cognitive activities to optimize therapeutic outcomes under the aegis of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee directives (which include active communication with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare staff about the need to clarify and/or change an order along with documentation of intervention outcomes); (3) educational activities with pharmacist colleagues and other health care professionals (e.g., physicians, nurses, etc.) to maintain and advance clinical competency vis-à-vis drug therapy; and, (4) “supervisory” functions which provide professional oversight and direction of technicians’ drug preparation and distribution activities to assure safe and expedient provision of pharmaceutical care to SRMC patients and staff.

Minimum Training and Education:High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Valid driver's license with good driving record required at the time of hire and must be maintained. Familiarity withthe Charleston area required. Excellent interpersonal skills for communication with hospital personnel. Previous courier or delivery experience is preferred. Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as demonstrated ability to perform recordkeeping tasks, shipping/receiving, physical inventories and quality control checks. Must be computer literate and have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and E-Mail systems such as Outlook.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Valid driver's license with good driving record required at the time of hire and must be maintained.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to kneel. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands. (Continuous) Must possess good grip strength. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry up to 35 lbs., unassisted. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead up to 25 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 50 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to push and pull wheeled carts/trucks that weigh up to and in excess of 200lbs to various locations in the hospital. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors under all weather and temperature conditions. (Infrequent) Must possess good olfactory senses. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined close quarters. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined cramped quarters. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to match and discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex free environment. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts/weekends. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification. (Infrequent) May be required to operate recycling packer. (Infrequent) Ability to use hand/pallet jacks. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. (Infrequent)

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