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PGY2 Pharmacy Resident
Job Code:2022-05-027
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum102023
Salary Midpoint127528
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Primary Function

The incumbent in this position serves as an PGY2 Pharmacy Resident for the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority.  The incumbent is responsible for the provision of comprehensive and age appropriate, outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department pharmaceutical services and pharmaceutical patient care.  The incumbent is considered as a source of pharmaceutical clinical information for all direct-patient health care and for the professional staff.


Job Description

Clinical Functions

  • Conducts medical staff authorized pharmacy clinics for examination, diagnosis, and treatment of specialized patients.  Takes the appropriate health history, follows and adjusts the developed treatment plan and monitors the patient’s outcome to the prescribed treatment plan.
  • Takes the appropriate history and performs limited physical assessment related to the specialized pharmacy clinics. 
  • Documents all clinical activities, updates problem lists, and updates medication allergy information on the medical record.
  • May order and interpret laboratory tests as approved.
  • Provides inpatient services for complex patients.  Accepts referrals for drug therapy consults, pharmacokinetic and treatment plan development, and manages drug-drug, drug-disease, and drug-food interactions.
  • Medications will be monitored, titrated, and/or altered per Pharmacy Clinic and Anticoagulant Service policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Provide pharmaceutical services with focus on therapeutic drug monitoring.  Analyze medication regimens to ensure the most effective, least toxic, and most economical treatment plan.
  • Interview patients to ascertain significant past medical history and medication history. Evaluate medication regimens for appropriateness, drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, non-compliance and adverse drug events.
  • Serves as therapeutic consultant to the medical staff.
  • Serves as consultant to secretary for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and manages drug utilization functions.
  • Counseling patients on the use, storage, cautions and side effects of all medications dispensed as well as documentation of cognitive services provided.
  • Others duties as assigned, as appropriate, and as authorized.


Administrative Services


  • Provides formal and informal education and in-services to medical, pharmacy, and nursing staff as required.
  • Supervises and provides training for pharmacy residents, pharmacy students, and medical students.
Provides education to patients, their families, and community groups about medications, common disease states, and information on health promotion.