Staff Pharmacist - Per Diem

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Torrance , CA 90501

Posted 7 months ago




Hours: Position requires a commitment to work at least 2 days (Monday thru Sunday) every 2 months including 4-9 weekends per year. Some On-Call required.

As a Comprehensive Pharmacy Services(CPS) Staff Pharmacist you will provide support for clinical programs and practices within the hospital as well as fill orders with accuracy; check technician-prepared products before release; maintain security of pharmacy and controlled substances; enter orders and patient information with accuracy; aid in the training of new staff; update the Director about the daily activities of the pharmacy; and aid the Director in maintaining the pharmacy. The Pharmacy is managed by CPS.

The Director and the Per Diem Staff Pharmacist are employees of CPS. Other staff are hospital employees. The Pharmacy is open from 8am-4:30pm M-Sat and 8am-Noon on Sun.

Order entry is via Amigos Dos system. Implementation of zebra printers is planned. Clinical services include clinical interventions. The Pharmacy Staff work as a team in a friendly, family environment and have a strong partnership with other healthcare staff.

About the Facility: Del Amo is a private 166 bed behavioral health hospital located in Torrance, California.

The hospital offers a wide range of programs that are individually tailored to each patient's needs. Recently recognized by US News & World Report as one of the top 100 hospitals, Del Amo is accredited by Joint Commission and is licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy Degree (BS or PharmD) from an accredited school of pharmacy

  • CA Pharmacist licensure in good standing

  • Minimum 1-year experience as a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Intern in a retail setting and a minimum 1-year experience in a hospital setting. Some knowledge of Psychiatric Medications.

  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with other members of CPS and hospital and pharmacy staff, including Technicians. Able to give positive feedback when errors occur.

  • Demonstrated skill in using computers and computer software and applications

  • Good communication and people skills.

Benefits: CPS PRN employees enjoy a competitive pay rate and eligibility for 401(k) retirement program with a company match.

About CPS: Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is the nation's oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico.

CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, centralized distribution, regulatory & compliance, and 340B programs leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs. Services provided by CPS include pharmacy management, pharmacy consulting, specialized pharmacy services, telepharmacy, 340B program compliance assurance, ambulatory & retail pharmacy services, medication related transition of care, and pharmacy analytics. For more information, visit

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