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Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

Inpatient Pharmacists, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

Job Title
Inpatient Pharmacists, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
Job ID
Fayetteville,  NC 28304
Other Location
Position Description
POSITION TITLE: Staff Inpatient Pharmacist


Cape Fear Valley Medical Center



Fayetteville, North Carolina





Job Family



Work Shift

Variable (United States of America)



The clinical pharmacist is responsible for demonstrating clinical and operational knowledge and expertise as it relates to assessment, treatment, and care of Critical Care patients at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. The clinical pharmacist will be expected to implement and maintain clinical rounding services. The clinical pharmacist will also complete medication orders and target medication dosing consults for their designated teams. The clinical pharmacist will assist with orienting and training new employees, and will provide opportunities for the development, evaluation, and advancement of residents and students by serving as a preceptor.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The following is a summary of the major essential functions of the job.  The incumbent may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below; and specific functions may change based on department needs. 


  • Performs comprehensive patient medication order evaluation, check for problems with dosages, interactions, and incompatibilities
  • Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes as necessary
  • Assist with pharmacokinetics consult services and drug dosing per organizational protocols
  • Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions and medication errors accurately and in a timely manner set by medication safety pharmacist
  • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely
  • Works independently with minimal supervision; organizes and prioritizes work assignments, and ensures pharmacy services are provided in a timely manner based on team responsibilities that are reflected by peer benchmarking and set by clinical services manager    
  • Answers the telephone, identifying self and department; directs calls to appropriate personnel, and in person drug information requests when necessary
  • Attends and successfully completes orientation, education, and training programs; reviews literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy
  • Completes all competence/skills assessment requirements
  • Performance demonstrates efforts to improve patient satisfaction, lower costs, improve quality, and promote safety
  • Is punctual and dependable; reports to work as scheduled; fulfills on-call obligations per prearranged schedule; absenteeism and tardiness are within policy guidelines
  • Develops working relationships with pharmacists, attending physicians, medical residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care team members in the Cape Fear Valley system
  • Creates a sustainable rounding schedule to provide clinical pharmacy services to patients as part of the medical team Perform work within specific time frames; adapts positively to frequent interruptions and changes in workload and/or work schedule
  • Demonstrates sound professional judgment consistent with clinical/academic background
  • Functions as a supervisor of residents, students, and co-workers
  • Maintains professional development requirements set by ASHP to be a qualified preceptor
  • Develops and implements quality improvement measures to improve patient care and staff efficiency
  • Precepts, evaluates, and serves as a mentor to pharmacy learners including PGY1/PGY2 pharmacy residents and PharmD students


Required Licenses and Certifications

PHARMACIST - NC Board Of Pharmacy


Cape Fear Valley Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Required Skills

PHARMACIST - NC Board Of Pharmacy

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