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Full-time PM Pharmacist

Category:  Pharmacy
Description: 

TITLE:                                              Pharmacist (salaried/exempt)

DEPARTMENT:                              Pharmacy

POSITION STATUS/HOURS:       Full-time PM position (40 hours/week), Monday-Friday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with every other weekend rotation.  Weekend shifts are Saturday and Sunday, four hours each.  Must be flexible to cover shifts between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. as needed.  Benefit eligible position.

 Summary:

The Pharmacist performs activities in hospital pharmacy according to hospital polices, standards of practice of the profession and State and Federal laws.  Recommends innovations in the practice and function of the hospital Pharmacy to Pharmacy Director and carries out mutually agreed upon programs.  Other duties as assigned.

Must be able to work independently and handle stress appropriately. Ability to work cooperatively with other members of the hospital and clinic. Ability to handle multiple tasks, and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to hospital and clinic concerns.

Responsibilities:

  • Exercises professional judgment in imparting therapeutic and drug information to patients and health professionals
  • Performs computer order entry
  • Is competent in the range of treatment needed by the following patients in the hospital/clinic: geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric, and newborn
  • Performs medication reconciliation upon admission and at discharge
  • Provides discharge medication counseling to patients
  • Has knowledge of Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) system
  • Prepares IV medications in a sterile USP 797 environment and adheres to all USP 797 requirements
  • Disposes of pharmaceutical waste properly
  • Documents Pharmacist Interventions
  • Helps prepare for Joint Commission Survey readiness
  • Orders and receives controlled substances electronically
  • Charges for medications sent out of the Pharmacy appropriately
  • Keeps other pharmacists informed of workload status
  • Reviews patient labs, cultures, and sensitivities
  • Performs Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Makes recommendations to providers to improve patient medication therapy
  • Checks and responds to e-mails on a timely basis
  • Secures pharmacy at the end of shift, if last staff member leaving for the day

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy and a current pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy
  • Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems required
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing pharmacy services. Proficient in the use and application of new medications and technology
  • Knowledge of pathophysiology, interpretation of diagnostic criteria’s, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics
  • Problem solving ability and analytical thinking required
  • Typing skills of 30 wpm; good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures, & general hospital practices
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees & departments, & display a positive attitude
  • Willingness to assume responsibility for self-development
  • Must be flexible
  • Ability to work efficiently & productively with good organization skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills  

Applications:

Apply on-line at www.grantregional.com and attach current resume. Apply ASAP. Interviews will begin as qualified applicants are received.   

Posted 1/4/17



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