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Pediatric Pharmacists and Pharmacy Residents
Main Campus Jackson
Pharmacy Resident - Pharmacy Admin - FT
To provide pharmaceutical care that meets or exceeds established standards accomplished through the ability to conceptualize, integrate, and transform accumulated experiences and knowledge into optimal drug therapy outcomes. To provide both clinical and distributive pharmacy services. Performs these functions and other duties as assigned under the general supervision of the Director of the residency program.
Education & Experience
Pharm D from an accredited school of Pharmacy.
Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: Must be licensed as a Pharmacist in the state of Mississippi or licensed within 90 days after hire date. Possession of a controlled substance license or licensed within 90 days after hire date.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Compounds, labels and/or dispenses accurately and in a timely manner. Performs computer order entry in an accurate and timely manner.
Obtains and enters patient height and weight, allergies and diagnosis into the pharmacy computer system. Follows departmental policy when an order for a non-formulary medication is received.
Checks medication carts and code carts accurately as assigned. Properly maintains all legally required records.
Recognizes drug supply problems and assists in obtaining and maintaining adequate drug stock.
Reviews patient profiles and ensures accuracy of medication administration record.
Verifies appropriate and accurate drug distribution tasks performed. Provides concise, applicable, and timely responses to requests for drug information from healthcare providers and patients. Documents patient/family education properly with respect to current medications/devices.
Designs, recommends, monitors and evaluates patient specific pharmacotherapy. Assists with formulatory and medication use activities. Provides discharge counseling for patients and documents sessions appropriately.
Performs therapeutic drug monitoring, uses pharmacokinetics to evaluate drug regimens and recommends changes in medication regimens to improve patient outcomes.
Participates in the health system's process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication errors, documenting and evaluating adverse drug reactions.
Contributes to the training of pharmacy students, other health care professionals and supportive personnel.
Delivers effective education and training to patients and the public.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, frequent sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
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The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care.
Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy.
Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only:
Children’s hospital (Batson Children’s Hospital)
Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs
Level 1 trauma center
Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs
Children’s cancer care program
We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.