Sanford Health Pharmacist - Medical-Surgical 7On/7Off in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Pharmacist | Medical-Surgical 7On/7Off | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Pharmacy-SMCF

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Possesses the knowledge and ability to dispense prescription drugs to patients. Helps patients understand doctor's instructions and monitors patients' health and progress. Manages daily prescriptions. Advises doctors on the selection, dosages, interactions and side effects of medication. Provides information about drug side effects and interactions among different drugs. Dispenses drugs and makes sure people are taking the right medications. Monitors the health and progress of patients in response to drug therapy. Reviews drug utilization and answers questions about prescription drugs. Provides information and makes recommendations about drugs. Takes inventory and handles other basic pharmacy events, such as answering incoming physician calls and logging data.


The Sanford Health Pharmacy Department is seeking a full time pharmacist to provide clinical pharmacy services for medical-surgical inpatients as a member of a multidisciplinary team at Sanford. Primary patient populations served: acute care surgery, neurology, and cardiology.

The candidate will have the opportunity staff 7 on/7 off evenings, 70 hours per pay period, with Mon-Fri decentralized in a medical-surgical unit and Sat/Sun in central pharmacy.

A successful candidate for this role will have experience and/or advanced training in the care of med-surg patients, and the completion of a residency or specialized experience (eg. PGY-2) is preferred. Interest in teaching is a plus and will be available for the candidate, primarily via a preceptor role for our PGY1 and APPE pharmacy trainees.

In addition to critical care services, pharmacy services at Sanford Medical Center include involvement in acute care surgery, neurology, cardiology, pediatrics, oncology, intensive care, general medicine, dialysis, transplant, antimicrobial stewardship, and medication reconciliation. Our decentralized pharmacist positions include clinical activities such as pharmacokinetics, TPN ordering and monitoring, anticoagulation dosing, renal dosing, IV to PO adjustments, and antimicrobial stewardship. All pharmacist staff are trained in the central pharmacy and IV room. Sanford Medical Center Fargo is now a Comprehensive Stroke Center and is seeking Level 1 Trauma accreditation in Summer 2018.


License must be in good standing by the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy. Pharm D degree. Experience in a Hospital is preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req17794