Under general supervision, provides prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals as needed for adequate inpatient/outpatient care according to professional standards and regulatory requirements. Provides drug information to patients and health care workers as required, according to professional standards. Acts as a consultant for adverse drug reactions. Provides oversight of technical staff.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy required, PharmD preferred. Experience: At least one year of experience in the provision of patient care in an ambulatory, inpatient or retail setting. Completion of a PGY 1 Pharmacy Practice residency is preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Broad pharmacotherapy knowledge for understanding patient medication therapy needs, and identify/addressing medication transition issues. Strong communication and active listening skills. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Excellent oral communication skills with patients and team members, plus demonstrated customer service skills. Attention to detail with good critical thinking and problem solving skills. Good organization skills and experience with computer applications, including Microsoft office products. Demonstrates enthusiasm and initiative in performing job duties. ~Eligible for licensure by the State of Colorado Board of Pharmacy Registration at the time of hire. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Work Type Intermittent
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.