The pharmacy department plays an integral role in the healthcare team at East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC). The neonatal intensive care pharmacist works cooperatively with the nursery team including nursing, physicians, allied health to deliver safe, guideline directed and cost-effective care. The NICU pharmacist ensures the safe and effective use of medication by providing medication order verification while assessing for optimal drug product selection, dosage regimen design, effective administration and drug therapy monitoring services. The pharmacist also facilitates the medication reconciliation process and works closely within a multidisciplinary team to ensure the best care is provided. The pharmacist accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of care in accordance with the current EAMC policies and procedures. The pharmacist is responsible for leading efforts in the prevention and reporting of medication errors and adverse drug reactions according to policy and works to continuously improve process and practice in the institution to enhance safety of medication therapy. Staff pharmacists must maintain competence in all aspects of current clean room operations, aseptic techniques, and pharmacy standards including the safe handling of hazardous medications (USP <795>, <797>, <800>). This pharmacist is expected to be certified in ACLS and PALS and respond to house wide emergencies when needed.
Graduate of accredited school of pharmacy
One year of inpatient hospital experience
Active and clear Registered Pharmacist license and Controlled Substance Permit from the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy, ACLS and PALS (within 90 days of hire)
Preferred Experience- 3-5 years of NICU hospital pharmacy practice
Preferred Registration/License/Certification- Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification or other applicable certification
About East Alabama Medical Center
East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) is a regional referral hospital with a Level 3 Trauma Center and 340-beds located in Opelika that serves 11 regional counties. The EAMC organization includes EAMC-Lanier hospital in Valley; between the two hospitals and their collective service lines, there are approximately 3,500 employees in the organization. EAMC is Lee County’s second largest employer, with Auburn University being the first. Among the services that EAMC provides are open-heart surgery and cancer treatment, both of which are highly acclaimed specialties at EAMC. EAMC offers Woman and Children’s Services and a Level II Nursery. EAMC also operates non-mainstream services, including RehabWorks, HealthPlus Fitness Center, the Diabetes & Nutrition Center, the Wound Treatment Center and the Auburn University Medical Clinic. EAMC-Lanier has a nursing home, acute rehab unit and offers occupational medicine.
EAMC has a long tradition of service to its patients, physicians, community and employees. From the highly regarded Cornerstone program, which reaches out with financial support to EAMC employees in need, to a generous benefits package that meets the unique needs of our em...ployees at a reasonable cost, EAMC feels that a workforce that is cared for will do a much better job of caring for patients.