Ascension Health Clinical Staff Pharmacist / Pharmacy Services General 001 / St Vincent's East / PRN Rotating in Birmingham, Alabama

Job ID: 217685

Clinical Staff Pharmacist / Pharmacy Services General 001 / St Vincent's East / PRN Rotating

Birmingham, Alabama


Additional Job Information

Title: Clinical Staff Pharmacist

City, State: Birmingham,AL

Location: St Vincent's East

Department: Pharmacy Services General 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating

Marketing Statement

St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Clinical Staff Pharmacist assures the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders.


  • Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.

  • Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients.

  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.

  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.

  • Performs a range of duties related to central pharmacy operations and outcomes and decentralized roles requiring direct and collaborative interactions with patients, physicians, nurses, and other ancillary caregivers.

  • Oversight of the drug distribution process and technician activities.

  • Serves as a preceptor for students and residents.

  • Applies/implements pharmacy initiatives for patient care, including renal drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosage form conversions, as well as additional clinical requests as needed and approved by medical staff.

  • Exhibits highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills with physicians and other healthcare team members to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality of patient care. This includes communicating problems and alerts to appropriate supervisory staff and providing accurate shift to shift communication regarding unresolved situations requiring future action.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Pharmacist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Parenteral certification preferred.


  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Graduate from a College of Pharmacy accredited by the American council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) or

  • Doctorate (professional)

  • Graduate from a College of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) required

Work Experience:

  • One year Pharmacist experience in a hospital setting preferred. Completion of Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program preferred.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the “Apply Now”.

To apply later, return to the Career page at

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment computers in the following locations:

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s Birmingham, 806 St. Vincent’s Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205 (4thfloor in Building 1) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Human Resources located at St. Vincent’s East, 50 Medical Park East Drive, Suite 259, Birmingham, AL 35235 (2ndfloor) 8:00am – 2:00pm

Administration office at St. Vincent’s Blount, 150 Gilbreath Drive, Oneonta, AL 35121 9:00am-3:00pm

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascensionc candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have additional questions about your application process , you may contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037..

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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