Intermountain Healthcare Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Billings, Montana
The Clinical Pharmacist demonstrates consistent application of knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate, safe, efficient, effective, and cost effective pharmaceutical care in the scope of their particular assignment. This position is responsible for the care of patients as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team.
Dispensing: Interprets physicians' orders and compounds and dispenses medications within regulatory guidelines. Reviews patients medication order for allergy interactions, duplication of therapy, appropriateness of drug therapy, and drug-drug interaction. Consults with medical staff regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions or allergies. Prepares and maintains all necessary records on prescriptions, patient charges and inventory. Ensures formulary and policy compliance.
Supervises and directs activities of interns, technicians, residents, and support personnel as required.
Completes specialized therapeutic consults and pharmacologic interventions in the areas of kinetics, anticoagulation, antimicrobial stewardship, pain, renal dosing, medication history documentation, therapeutic substitution, etc. as defined by policy and scope of practice.
Education: Counsels medical staff, nursing, and patients and handles complex problem resolution.
Quality and Regulatory: Assumes responsibility for ensuring all medications are stored, compounded and dispensed in compliance with practice standards and regulatory requirements including USP, DEA, State Board and other applicable state and federal laws.
Professionalism: Performs in an efficient, professional manner to meet pharmacy profitability and productivity targets. Supports inventory and stewardship initiatives. Takes the initiative to solve problems including, but not limited to, equipment, maintenance, drug availability, staffing issues, and extraordinary patient care concerns. Participates in and leads quality and patient safety initiatives. Identifies potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identifies potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and takes appropriate actions. Participates in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback.
Provides orientation and training for new associates and students as requested by management.
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a five-year Bachelor of Science Degree or Pharm D required
Current licensure by the state of practice in Pharmacy is required
Previous experience in acute care pharmacy practice
Board certification in pharmacy practice or other recognized BPS specialty
MTM (Medication Therapy Management) certification
BLS and ACLS
One (1) year of experience in acute care pharmacy is preferred and/or a completion of a pharmacy residency program
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Job Description
Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.
St Vincent Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$49.47 - $90.73
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