Lead Pharmacist (PIC - Mental Health/Rehab): Pharmacist –in-charge for West Campus Pharmacy Operations (76 bed Rehab/Transitional Care and 45 bed Mental Health facility). Licensed pharmacy is physically located in the Rehab Hospital on the West Campus. Pharmacists performs all principal duties including pharmacy operations compliance, coordination of drug distribution and clinical pharmacy services at the facility. Includes oversight of one pharmacy technician who assists with pharmacy operations. Hours of Operation are Monday to Friday 8:00 to 4:30
Areas covered by the pharmacist:
Rehab Hospital: 60 beds
Mental Health Hospital: 45 beds
Transitional Care beds: 16 beds
California Pharmacist License prior to start
Equivalent Hospital Pharmacist experience
Additional Salary Information: Sign On Bonus plus up to $20,000 loan repayment over 4 years
About Kaweah Health
With 600+ beds, 300 physicians and 5,000 employees – Kaweah Health provides the people living and working in California’s bustling Central Valley with access to high-quality health care just minutes from home. We are extremely proud of our selection as a HealthGrades Top 250 Hospital. We offer general, specialty and sub-specialty care in a full-range of medical fields (heart, lung, vascular, spine, neurosurgery, childbirth, cancer, etc.) We offer six accredited Graduate Medical Education Programs training physicians of tomorrow. Our award winning Cardiovascular programs have recently affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. We offer an expansive rural health clinic system serving residents countywide.
The awarding winning inpatient Pharmacy Department at Kaweah Health provides progressive pharmacy services across three campuses and includes a staff of 100+ with over 45 clinical pharmacists.
The Inpatient Pharmacy operates 24/7 pharmacy services. A full array of technology is available to assist with distribution of medications to our patients including automated inventory management, automated dispensing cabinets, bar code technology, automated TPN and workflow management syst...ems.
Clinical Inpatient Pharmacy services utilize an integrated decentralized staffing model. Pharmacists practice on nursing units participating in order verification, provision of drug information, and clinical services. Clinical services include pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation management, and automatic intravenous to oral switches, automatic renal dose adjustments and automatic therapeutic interchanges. Specialty pharmacy services include Anemia Management, Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Pain Management, and Pediatrics.
The City of Visalia, with a population over 135,000, is centrally located between Los Angeles and San Francisco, only an hour's drive from national parks, and within easy reach of coastal beaches. Visalia offers the unique combination of affordable housing, a friendly community, easy commute to work, and economic opportunity. The cost of living may be small town, but the cultural amenities are big city! Our premier facility in Visalia, California offers an environment unlike any other.