Providence Health & Services Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient in Medford, Oregon
Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable ) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This position will be mostly M-F with a weekend rotation (frequency varies based on need), 5 8-hour shifts. The shift is mostly days with about 1/3 of the time being evening shifts. There is also potential for night shifts if there is need.
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We are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient that will be responsible and accountable for providing clinical, distributive and consultative pharmaceutical care to the community, home care and hospital services
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide quality patient care in an efficient, caring manner
Adapt to fluctuating workload
Carry fair share of workload
Utilized non-patient care time to maintain department. Needs little or no direction in accomplishing daily work
Drug orders are processed accurately in a timely manner
Utilize information systems timely and accurately
Properly document clinical interventions and drug information requests
Review patient records and orders regarding drug therapy taking into consideration age and disease state
Recommend and initiate changes as appropriate; is successful in improving patient outcome through monitoring, intervention and patient education consistently
Initiate and effectively utilizes problem solving skills to promote a positive work environment and interpersonal relationships, while maintaining professionalism and confidentiality
Attend 80% of staff meetings. Maintains current knowledge of memos distributed and relevance to daily operations
Maintain education/in-services file current
Meet department and hospital education/in-service requirements
Adhere to hospital policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws
Review and interpret physicians orders to assure that the drug, dosage form, and dose is appropriate for the patient’s age, weight, and comorbidities
Check for drug incompatibilities and allergies, and take appropriate action when necessary
Review patient records and orders regarding drug therapy, recommends and initiates changes that are consistent with the patient’s age; is successful in improving patient outcome through monitoring and intervention consistently
Regularly consult with physicians and nursing staff members concerning the use, availability, dosage form, side effects and possible incompatibilities of new as well as currently used drugs; always take time to clearly explain information to concerned patients
Follow proper computer order entry procedures
Mix IV additive solutions and chemotherapy as required using aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood
Be responsible for the completion of all assigned work procedures during the shift, while maintaining the highest standards of quality
For medications defined as part of PHS’s clinical services (DUE, pharmacokinetics)
Concurrent interventions and follow-up will be made in order to assure the appropriateness, safety, and efficacy of the medication
Supervise and review work performed by supportive personnel
Use pharmacokinetic principles in establishing patient specific dosage regimens as appropriate and effectively documents all clinical monitoring
Understand the principles of the hospital formulary and follows formulary procedure
Maintain current awareness of and complies with the Quality Management programs, including awareness of current monitors, and participates as indicated
Document all clinical interventions and workload statistics
Required qualifications for this position includes:
- Licensed by the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
One (1) year hospital experience
Completion of PGY-1
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
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Job Category: Pharmacists
Req ID: 315591