Pharmacy Inpatient Clinical Coordinator Exempt

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
Allied Health & Licensed Professionals


CHA Hollywood Presbyterian (CHA HPMC) is a nationally recognized acute care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and Los Angeles Areas since 1924.


Join our Global Network and be a CHA Global Ambassador

CHA HPMC is also a part of the world-renown CHA Health System (CHS). CHS has CHA University which consists of 14 education institutions including medical school, nursing school and pharmacy. CHA global network operates 81 hospitals and specialty clinics, 30 research and 31 bio/pharmaceutical/healthcare companies with 14,000 employees in seven countries.


Our New Facility is seeking for Top Talents

The best women’s hospital in Los Angeles is looking for current RN candidates to staff Operating Room, Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery and Mother-Baby care units to be housed in our expanding new patient tower facility scheduled to open next year. Come be a part of this dedicated and caring team right in the heart of Hollywood.

Professional Requirements


Position Summary:

Reports to inpatient director of pharmacy. Receives administrative and technical direction from the director of pharmacy.  Works closely with healthcare providers and other medical personnel in monitoring, developing, recommending, and establishing drug therapy treatment plans which is an integral part of the medical treatment and medical needs of the patients. Responsible for all education and staff development activities for inpatient pharmacy employees. Provides materials for education concerning medication use of ancillary departments. Responsible for educational and administrative aspects of pharmacy students and residency requirements. Provides assessment tools to measure educational goals and effectiveness for pharmacy employees. Provides leadership in addition to or in the absence of the director of pharmacy.


Position Accountability:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

  1. Conceptualizes, designs, demonstrates, and documents pharmaceutical care.
  2. Develops, implements, and evaluates treatment guidelines that address cost-effective and appropriate drug therapy.
  3. Creates policies and procedures for the department regarding clinical or compliance issues.
  4. Participates in interdisciplinary groups to enhance patient care.
  5. Precepts and coordinates the precepting of pharmacy students and residents; serve as a role model to pharmacy students and residents; and acts as a project advisor in area of expertise or as assigned by the Director of pharmacy.
  6. Develops, evaluate, reports, and otherwise participates in Continuous Quality Improvement, Drug Utilization Evaluation, Adverse Drug Reaction reporting, Medication Use, and other projects as assigned.
  7. Provides, coordinates, and evaluates staff development opportunities for practicing pharmacists.
  8. Evaluate clinical skills of pharmacists and provides performance review input.
  9. Conducts and participates in clinical research.
  10. Provides accurate, efficient and appropriate pharmaceutical distribution services to patient by properly interpreting physician’s drug orders, entering orders into the department’s computer system and dispensing the appropriate medications utilizing the accepted departmental programs for these activities.
  11. Identifies, resolves and prevents potential and actual drug-related problems by obtaining and evaluation medical data including patient history, laboratory data, and reviews patient profiles for drug interactions, allergies, contraindications, and adverse drug reactions to determine and implement optimal drug therapy.
  12. Communicates directly with physicians, nurses, and other health care providers to relate information regarding patient drug therapy.
  13. Communicates and documents drug information given to patients and/or patient representatives.
  14. Provide clinical support and direction to the Director of Pharmacy and pharmacy staff in the hospital.
  15. Build and enhance professional relationships with pharmacy staff and management.
  16. Communicate effectively with pharmacy staff, hospital and system pharmacy management.
  17. Develop drug therapy review programs and document their results.
  18. Active participation in the management process of the hospital.
  19. Active participation in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and other committees.
  20. Evaluate medications for formulary deletion or inclusion
  21. Establish procedures that insure optimum performance for applicable audits.
  22. Development and coordination of clinically related quality improvement programs that meet all proprietary, regulatory, and accreditation standards.
  23. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of professional staff.
  24. Provide in-service education to medical, nursing and pharmacy staff.
  25. Train and educate pharmacy staff to provide pharmaceutical care and practice Econotherapeutic related concepts.
  26. Participate in the publication of educational material directed at hospital health care professionals.
  27. Direct and coordinate clinical clerkship programs for pharmacy and other health care professional trainees.



Position Qualifications: 
Pharmacist license in the state of California

Graduate from a School of Pharmacy recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Completion of ASHP accredited residency program

3 years inpatient pharmacy experience with clinical program management in acute care hospital

Prior experience working on committees

Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Must be able to work in a union environment
Antibiotic Stewardship Certification preferred
Board certification in a specific discipline preferred


Salary is based on years of experience: $143,811.20 - $214,344.00 Annual Salary


Disclaimer, Compliance and Service Language:


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.


COMPLIANCE & INTEGRITY: Consistently supports compliance and the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center's Code of Conduct by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center's policies and procedures.

Models and reinforces ethical behavior in self and others in accordance to the Code of Conduct; adheres to organizational policies and guidelines; supports compliance initiatives; maintains confidences; admits mistakes; conducts business with honesty; shows consistency in words and actions; follows through on commitments.  All Directors, Managers and Supervisors are accountable for communication, implementation, enforcement, monitoring and oversight of compliance policies and practices in their departments.

SERVICE & QUALITY: In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our patients, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.


WORKPLACE SAFETY: In addition to defined working conditions and physical requirements, employees are accountable for working safely; following established policies & procedures; utilizing all designated protective personal equipment (PPE) and/or safety equipment assigned for task; and reporting all injuries and hazards to their supervisor immediately.  Supervisors and Managers are accountable for ensuring the safety performance of employees; applying consistent practices in compliance with federal, state and local regulations; providing guidance to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances




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