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We are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
About the 680 bed Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and the special care we provide in the heart of Denver Located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO, we provide the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.]
Highlights About Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center:
Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare system Over 80 specialties and 1,000 specialists and primary care physicians Three Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) The Joint Commission Accreditation Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy for the Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program American College of Surgeons Survey of the Cancer Care Program American Society of Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery Center of Excellence Certification American Association of Blood Banks CAP- Main Lab CLIA - Provider-Performed Microscopy Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society Dedicated to patient safety and the Joint Commission's "Speak Up" initiative
The Advanced Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing all levels of pharmacy clinical services. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions as well as supporting all aspects of pharmacy operations.
Position duties (included but not limited to): •Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system. •Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals. •Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements. •Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose. •Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed. •Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection. •Attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds. •Support the hospital formulary by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations. •Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients. •Actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership. •Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs. •Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. •Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to ensure accurate and appropriate documentation and provide summary reports (if assigned). •Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives. •Complete notification reports regarding medication errors and adverse drug reactions. •Participate in the data collection of drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug reactions, and pharmacy quality initiatives. •Lead the training and mentorship of pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians. •Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, pharmacy and medical residents, technicians, nurses and physicians. •Participate in preceptorship of pharmacy students and/or residents. •Maintain professional competency sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility. •Has knowledge of the patient population they serve and apply that knowledge in the care of those patients. •Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems. •Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team. •Compliant with facility pharmacy schedule to work physically at patient care areas to interact with medical staff, nurses and other members of the healthcare team. •Effectively and proactively assists with pharmacy and medical staff regarding drug therapy issue resolutions. •Train and participate with Disaster Team drills and real-event response as assigned. •Train and participate with Code Teams as assigned. •Maintain appropriate controlled substance records. •Work with the Pharmacy Director and appropriate manager to identify processes to meet or exceed all controlled substance diversion prevention and monitoring standards. •Comply with all regulatory standards. Work with the Pharmacy Director to identify and develop processes to meet or exceed all regulatory standards. •Prioritize work and lead others to comply with facility medication turn-around time policy and procedure. Identify areas for improved efficiency. •Supervise and assist pharmacy technicians and other support staff effectively. •Participate in establishing pharmacy goals and objectives and assists in the implementation. •Participate with various nursing and medical staff committees as necessary. •Act as supervisor in charge as assigned. •Participate in the continuous quality review or order sets and/or computer drug entries. •Participate in the continuous quality improvement of pharmacy operations (operational/clinical). •Provide input for improving pharmacy computer system programs relating to pharmacy, nursing and physician programs. •Practice and adhere to the “Mission and Value Statement”. •Perform other duties as assigned.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
A.Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure by the Colorado Board of Pharmacy as a registered Pharmacist. BLS and ACLS required within first 2 months of employment.
B.Education: B.S. or Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) C.Experience: Minimum of 1 year of hospital clinical pharmacy experience or one of the following: At least 2 years of general hospital pharmacy experience Completion of hospital PGY1/ pharmacy general practice residency or fellowship Specialty BCPS certification Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP)
D.Special Qualifications: oOrganization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources. oCommunication - communicates clearly and concisely. oJudgment - makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible and reliable. oCustomer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting exceeding expectations. oInterpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties. oComputer skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required. oPolicies and procedures - articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems. oBasic skills - able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately.
Degree of Supervision Required: Involves general guidance and direction from supervisor. Employee is expected to perform most position duties independently and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures and professional standards. Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience).
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