Sharjah Job Vacancies 2023

Clinical Pharmacist

Job Details

Hiring Organization University Hospital Sharjah
Post Name Clinical Pharmacist
Qualification BSc or Doctor of Pharmacy (Phar.D.) degree from an
accredited college of pharmacy
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AED 5000 To AED 5200 Per Month
Location Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Position Summary

Clinical pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care to patients by monitoring drug therapies, reviewing medication orders, and providing drug information; In addition, clinical pharmacists provide clinical guidance to the pharmacy and health care staff.

Summary of Main Duties

  • Consistently complies with UHS policies, procedures and practices.
  • Completes and maintains all regulatory requirements including licensure and certification and other mandatory training within established time frames.
  • Able to evaluate, identify, prevent and manage drug-related problems.
  • Assume responsibility for patient-specific pharmacotherapy plan to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Assists medical staff with the selection of evidence-based drug therapy and patient monitoring
  • Evaluates medication orders and patient medication profiles for drug appropriateness review.
  • Performs drug reconciliations, monitors for duplication of therapy, allergies, adverse reactions, and appropriate formulary alternatives and identifies medications.
  • Recommends changes in medication therapy based on appropriateness and medication management initiatives (example: policies)
  • Demonstrates sound judgments, good decision making and conclusions
  • Calculates and confirms pharmaceutical dosage calculations(pediatric doses, IV admixtures, chemotherapy, etc.).
  • Identifies and is capable of using resources to ensure safe medication practices.
  • Report and investigate adverse drug reactions and medication errors to ensure safe medication use system.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by attending lectures, seminars or online education units.
  • Participates in departmental competency examinations.
  • Shares drug information accurately with physicians and other health care workers.
  • Responds to physician, health care workers and patient drug-related questions appropriately.
  • Researches drug information using appropriate resources.
  • Provides in-service education to nurses, pharmacy staff and other healthcare workers as needed.
  • Represents pharmacy in appropriate committees.
  • Maintain proper documentation on patient profiles or prescriptions.
  • Maintain progress notes and care plan documentation.
  • Responsible for documenting all interventions in the appropriate format.
  • Actively participates in patient care rounds with other members of the healthcare team
  • Counsels patients/nurses with clear and accurate instructions.
  • Accepts and adjusts to changes in departmental procedures.
  • Effectively communicate with physicians and nurses by delivering timely information pertaining to pharmaceutical care.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

 
Licenses/Registration
  • Must have a valid UAE MOH Evaluation.

Position criteria Other Skills/Abilities

  • Dispensary experience working in a complex healthcare environment such as a hospital or large clinical setting.
  • Experience in meeting KPI’s

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Must have good computer skills ability to communicate clearly, and knowledge in drug information and research. Ability to provide direction for pharmacy support staff as requested by Senior Pharmacist.
  • Ability to use the computer for 6-9 hrs, ability to stand for a long time in patient care round.

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