|Location||Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa|
A vacancy exists for a Clinical Pharmacist based at Life Carstenhof Hospital & Life Carstenview, reporting to Roschelle Dhani, Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the quality pharmaceutical services, financial objectives, legislative compliance and people management requirements are achieved to the required standards.
Perform daily ward rounds with a multitude of medical specialists
Coordination of antimicrobial stewardship initiatives, identification of problem areas and implementation of corrective actions
Review all ICU prescriptions and monitor all ICU patients to ensure effective and safe drug therapy and provide feedback and advice to healthcare team regarding potential problems.
Collaborate with Antimicrobial Stewardship Doctor Champion to identify and address inappropriate antimicrobial usage.
Participate in the implementation of and compliance to LHC Quality Management Systems.
Practice of evidence-based patient care Identifying and disseminating clinical evidence to support clinical
pharmacy and antimicrobial stewardship interventions ensuring cost-effective management of patient care
Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.
Build effective working relationships with doctors, allied healthcare professionals, infection prevention and nursing staff
Training of Nursing and Pharmacy staff
Usage of antibiograms to establish evidence-based guidelines for empiric antibiotic therapy performing dosage adjustments based on organ function, extremes
MSc (Med)/M.Pharm/ Pharm D degree in Clinical Pharmacy is essential
2-5 years’ experience in the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship and clinical pharmacy services
Relevant clinical knowledge and experience in the critical outputs
Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council as a Pharmacist
Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges
Pharmaceutical product knowledge
Computer proficiency (MS office)
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Attention to detail
Motivating and developing people
Verbal & written communication skills
Interested candidates can send their CV