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Pharmacist PRN Greenwood, Indiana

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Job ID 373227 Date posted 10/22/2019 Facility Indianapolis South IRF

Description

Community Rehabilitation Hospital South is a new 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital opening on the south side of Indianapolis, a  patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness such as brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, amputation and multiple trauma.
 
Job Summary:
 
The pharmacist is responsible for the dispensing of prescription medications to hospital inpatients.  Provides information about medications and helps patients and clinical staff understand instructions provided by the physician.  Monitors the patient’s health and progress to assure medications are effective and safe. Adheres to state and federal regulations as well as Joint Commission standards.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Verifies physician medication orders.
 
Verifies and approves the work of Pharmacy Technician(s).
 
Professionally answers departmental phone within 3 rings.
 
Responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and maintenance of the
computerized pharmacy system.
 
Monitors and evaluates the Joint Commission’s six critical processes of medication management; determines risk points and is an active participant with physicians and clinical staff in continuous quality and performance improvement.
 
Orders and stores medications according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
Monitors drug therapy for appropriateness and promotes/ evaluates rational drug therapy that improves pharmaceutical care. Performs pharmacokinetic consultation.
Provides information to the medical staff and administration regarding the cost effective use of pharmaceuticals.
Works with physicians, specialists and other clinicians to implement appropriate guidelines and protocols for drug use based on evidence based medicine, national guidelines, and literature based protocols.
Provides drug information to nurses, physicians, and other pharmacists to ensure current information on drug therapy.
Provides specialized services to assist nursing and patients manage conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, etc.
Recommends changes to drug therapy based on patient assessment.
Provides and documents clinical interventions, therapy recommendations and other clinical activities according to department policy and procedure in order to maintain accurate and complete patient records.
Participates in the Drug Reconciliation activities of the Pharmacy Department.
 
Approves technician and/or Admixes sterile products like fluids, antibiotics and feeding solutions for intravenous use.
 
May act as a preceptor and mentor to pharmacy students or pharmacy residents.
 
Participates in Performance Improvement (PI), Drug Use Evaluations (DUE), Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) and clinical programs of the pharmacy to meet departmental and hospital goals.
 
Participates in hospital committees as assigned.
Performs all other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Professional Requirements:
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends departmental inservices and successfully completes annual competencies/education requirements.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Complies with policies and procedures regarding departmental operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Experience/Skills:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Pharm D degree and/or accredited clinical residency is preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a current license to practice pharmacy in Indiana.
  • Two years’ experience in hospital pharmacy is desirable.

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