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Acute Care Clinical Staff Pharmacist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Wheatland
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Wheatland, WyomingDepartment Name: Pharmacy-HospWork Shift: VariedJob Category:PharmacyInnovation and highly trained staff. Our Pharmacy team members play a critical role in ensuring the best care for our patients. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence and begin making a difference in people's lives. Apply todayBanner Health was recognized on Becker's Healthcare 2024 list of 150+ top places to work in healthcare. This list highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that prioritize workplace excellence and the happiness, satisfaction, wellbeing and fulfilment of their employees.Opened in 1955, Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, Wyoming, is a critical access facility adjacent to the Laramie Mountain Range and 70 miles north of the state capital, Cheyenne. As the Associate Director of Pharmacy Services at Platte County Memorial Hospital, you will be active and on the go. Our Associate Director will be responsible for management of personnel, purchasing, financial, regulatory, quality, and compliance. Previous management experience and at least 3 years of experience as a hospital pharmacist is preferred. -As an Acute Care Clinical Staff Pharmacist, you will review of all medication orders for inpatients, outpatients, and in the ER. -You will assist with patient discharge education, interact with nursing and providers regarding patient care and answering drug information questions. -You will refill the pyxis cabinets and IV compounding. Hospital pharmacy experience including sterile compounding will be helpful in this role. This is a part time position, and your schedule will consist of primarily weekends with some weekday/holiday's for coverage of PTO with varied hours based on the business need.Platte County Memorial Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including an Outpatient Clinic which brings in more than 20 of the region's top physicians in nine different medical specialties to help care for southeast Wyoming residents. A $16 million renovation created a new inpatient wing, surgical suite, and diagnostic imaging departments while making enhancements to the emergency department and laboratory. In Wheatland, Wyoming, you'll enjoy a quality lifestyle in a close-knit community that is located just 70 miles north of Wyoming's capital city of Cheyenne. You'll experience a wealth of recreational opportunities in southern Wyoming, including many lakes and the nearby Laramie Peak and Medicine Bow National Forest areas. We are also an easy drive from all of the recreational and cultural activities available in Colorado's Rocky Mountains and the city of Denver.POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients using the medication use process. This position is accountable for documentation of all components of pharmaceutical care they deliver to patients. Oversees the activities of pharmacy technicians and interns, coordinating workflow and approving medications prior to being dispensed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being served. - Must assess data reflective of the patient's status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements and provide pharmaceutical care based on those needs. Adheres to local, state, and federal laws regarding the profession of pharmacy practice.CORE FUNCTIONS1. -Processes medication orders and evaluates their appropriateness and completeness with respect to patient data including age, height, weight, diagnosis, laboratory values, and other pertinent patient information.2. Utilizes clinical pharmacy skills to assess patient medication regimens and formulates recommendations to ensure optimal safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness for all prescribed medication therapies. - Contacts the prescriber with suggestions for improvement and resolves problems with medication orders as needed. Serves as a resource for patients and the health care team. - Provides requested medication information in a timely manner.3. Complies with directives of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee/Clinical Consensus Group. Documents activities related to patient care in the electronic medical record and other electronic databases as applicable (e.g. pharmacist to pharmacist/provider communication, adverse drug event reporting, and clinical interventions).4. Drives their professional development through the utilization of BPS educational resources to achieve competence in the current and future BH acute pharmacy core clinical practices and activities. - Additionally, assist with training and onboarding of new staff as applicable.5. Prepares and dispenses medications, including sterile or non-sterile compounded medications, in an accurate and timely manner in compliance with company policies and procedures and established regulatory requirements. - Coordinates medication preparation and distribution and ensures accuracy prior to dispensing medications.6. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy, which may include management of technology, inventory management, and accurate record keeping. - Supervises and directs the work of pharmacy technicians, interns, and students. -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequires unrestricted Pharmacist licensure in the state of practice and a degree in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy.Incumbents in Arizona are also required to provide the AZ Board of Pharmacy Wallet Card at time of hire.If not licensed in the state of practice, must have completed the Board of Pharmacy application process within 30 days of job offer. - Must be licensed within 90 days of hire unless the delay is due to the State Board of Pharmacy. - -Banner Registry and Travel positions require a current and unrestricted Pharmacist license (not intern) - at the time of hire and a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. - Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a pharmacist in the specialty area.Must possess good organizational, problem solving, and computer skills. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and other contacts. - Must be able to use reference tools to evaluate patient care and answer questions posed by customers.Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, Microsoft applications and Automated dispensing system.May be required to possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance policy.Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSCompletion of an accredited pharmacy residency program or previous clinical pharmacy experience preferred.Previous hospital experience preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy Policy

Keywords: Banner Health, Cheyenne , Acute Care Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Healthcare , Wheatland, Wyoming

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