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Select Medical Pharmacist (Clinical) - Full Time - Hospital (Inpatient) in Los Angeles, California

California Rehabilitation Institute

Joint Venture with Cedars-Sinai, UCLA Health and Select Medical

Clinical Pharmacist - Per Diem

Completion of an Inpatient Residency (PGY1 or PGY2) strongly preferred

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Stroke

  • Amputation

  • Neurological Disorders

  • Orthopedic Conditions

  • Multiple Traumas

The Clinical Pharmacist performs professional functions generally associated with the practice of pharmacy in the inpatient setting. Acts administratively in the absence of the Director. Directs technical and clerical pharmacy personnel. Assists in implementation of quality control measures in order to identify and rectify problems.

  • Performs all dispensing related functions. These include but are not limited to: entering medication orders into the computer generated patient profile, preparing, labeling, and dispensing individual medications in accordance with doctor's prescriptions, compounding oral and injectable pharmaceutical preparations using proper aseptic technique, and filling and checking medication cassettes to insure accuracy prior to delivery to the patient care unit.

  • Manages controlled substances inventory and dispensing.

  • Contacts and confers with physicians regarding any questions or irregularities regarding medication orders. Documents all recommendations and corrective actions taken in a clinical intervention report.

  • Performs antibiotic stewardship activities by reviewing pertinent culture and sensitivity information as well as laboratory data and makes therapeutic recommendations based upon these findings.

  • Participates in clinical activities which include but are not limited to: attending Team Conferences, participating in patient related rounds, conducting medication management teaching, mentoring pharmacy students during their rotations, processing drug information inquiries and consulting patients and family members on discharge medications.

  • Participates in staff, supervisory and special meetings of committees as may be required.

  • Keeps informed on developments and trends inside and outside the organization which relate to assigned functions. Serves as a resource to other departments for information needed. Participates in and contributes to outside professional activities or other projects.

  • Consults with physician and nursing staff concerning availability, form, side effects and incompatibilities of currently available drugs. Maintains drug literature source to be at disposal of medical and other professional staff.

  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • Current CA state licensure as a Pharmacist required

  • Graduate of an accredited doctor of pharmacy program (PharmD)

  • Minimum two years inpatient hospital experience required

  • Completion of an Inpatient Residency (PGY1 or PGY2) or advanced degree (such as MS, MPH, or related degree) required

  • Published research preferred

At California Rehabilitation Institute, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other benefits of a Full Time Pharmacist position include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Extended Illness Days (EID)

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Prescription Coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

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