Providence Pharmacist-Acute in Hood River, Oregon
Providence is calling a Pharmacist - Pharmacy (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR
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We are seeking a Pharmacist - Pharmacy that will enter orders into Pharmacy management program, verify orders entered by house supervisors, provide patients with medication education, fill drug orders, monitor patient drug therapies and provides drug information. A Staff pharmacist will supervise and direct supportive personnel. In the absence of the pharmacy manager, a staff pharmacist may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the pharmacy manager.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Prepare and dispense drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols:
Interpret drug orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately
Maintain accurate, complete pharmacy patient medication profiles
Compound and dispense pharmaceuticals including sterile products, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products accurately
Issue controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law
Ensure safe, appropriate, cost effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures and protocols:
Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose
Assist with pharmacokinetics consult service and drug dosing per hospital protocol
Review/interpret culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommend changes as needed
Read, extract and interpret information in patient charts accurately
Detect and report suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner
Sustain the hospital drug formulary, minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection
Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners
Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed
Provide accurate, adequate and timely drug information to the hospital’s professional staff
Provide drug education to patients and their families
Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely
Participate in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department
Collects data, conducts monitors and inspections and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned
Contribute to the quality and effective operation of the department:
Work independently with minimal supervision
Organize and prioritize work assignments
Ensure pharmacy services are provided in a timely manner
Complete all assigned medication storage area inspections in a timely manner
Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs
Maintain competency required for current job title/position:
Maintain current pharmacist license
Ensure applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files
Attend pharmacy staff meetings
Attend orientation, education and training programs
Review literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy
Complete all competency/skills assessment requirements
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy; graduate of an ACPE accredited school of Pharmacy
Licensed by the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Hospital experience
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Pharmacists
Location: Oregon-Hood River
Req ID: 293991