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Bozeman Health Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

The Pharmacist - Inpatient role helps provide high quality pharmaceutical services that foster efficacious, safe and cost effective drug use for our patients. Plays an integral role in the coordination and delivery of clinical and distributive services. Primary duties include performing clinical review and order verification, following pharmacy clinical protocols/policies, completing interdisciplinary round attendance, providing drug information for providers and nurses, overseeing central pharmacy activities, and providing guidance and oversight for pharmacy technicians. Actively participates in medication safety and quality initiatives. Maintains optimal pharmacy practice through continued growth and development and completes all required CEs for licensure in the state of Montana and those required by BHDH Primary Stroke Certification. Works closely with Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor and other members of the pharmacy leadership team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Doctorate of Pharmacy

  • Montana Licensure (Pharmacist) or eligible to obtain licensure upon hire

  • American Heart Association BLS required within one year of hire

  • American Heart Association ACLS required within one year of hire

  • Preferred: PGY1 residency or equivalent experience

Essential Job Functions:

  • Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills of EPIC, electronic health record for Ruby Valley Medical Center, and automated-dispensing systems. Keeps up to date on EPIC upgrade knowledge and relays questions and concerns to pharmacy super-trainer group. Performs clinical review and verification of provider orders. Maintains competency and demonstrates knowledge of clinical pharmacy protocols. Participates in antimicrobial stewardship. Responds to in-hospital alerts including but not limited to code blue, code blue PALS, stroke alerts, RRTs and traumas. Adheres to relevant Bozeman Health policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Oversees inpatient pharmacy activities and pharmacy technicians. Processes medication orders and monitors workflow activity to maintain timely medication services. Remains competent in sterile room processes, IV admixture and hazardous medication handling and preparation. Maintains bi-annual PATT/GFS requirements. Demonstrates competency of after-hours procedures for outpatient prescription filling.

  • Provides drug information to providers, nurses and other ancillary personnel. Promotes strong interdisciplinary communication and attends interdisciplinary rounds. Actively contributes to medication safety and quality initiatives. Reports adverse events and good catches. Identifies areas of improvement and updates for patient care based on national guidelines. Contributes and participates in pharmacy education among peers and for residents and students. Encouraged to participate in state and/or national pharmacy associations.

  • Maintains optimal pharmacy practice through planned and continuous growth and development. Seeks new learning experiences. Meets C.E. requirement. Contributes and participates in pharmacy education. Assumes projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly and with minimal oversight.

  • Advanced math skills; ability to collect, analyze, interpret and/or present complex data.

  • Ability to work varied shifts.

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.

  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77346080 Pharmaceutical Services (BHDH)

Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.

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