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Pharmacist / Critical Care

Portneuf Medical Center
paid time off, 401(k), retirement plan
United States, Idaho, Pocatello
777 Hospital Way (Show on map)
March 15, 2024
Overview

Join our team as a day shift, full-time 7 on/7 off, Critical Care Pharmacist in Pocatello, ID.

Fulfilling your purpose begins here:

People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people:

  • Medical, vision, dental health insurance, health savings account / flexible spending, competitive pay, paid time off, 401k retirement plan with company match, employee assistance program and more.

Your team is bigger than your department:

  • Portneuf Medical Center is a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 205 beds, serving as the region's tertiary care and Level II Trauma Center, housing the Portneuf Heart and Vascular Institute, Portneuf Cancer Center, Portneuf Medical Group, and Portneuf Air Rescue.
  • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect.

Responsibilities

  • Modifies medication dosages as determined by age and weight, renal function
  • Makes appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication recommendations
  • Correctly interprets/documents orders and intervenes on problem medication orders/drug interactions, ADRs, DUEs, errors
  • Facilitates pharmaceutical care services and medication utilization systems within assigned services and care areas to assure drug utilization activities are aligned with patient care needs, evidence-based best practices, and regulatory standards
  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose
  • Effectively and proactively interacts with medical staff regarding drug therapy issue resolutions
  • Maintains accountability with drug use, including controlled drug inventory and management of hazardous waste
  • Works as an active member of multidisciplinary team and collaborates with healthcare providers within decentralized patient care areas to provide patient-centered care
  • Participates in clinical pharmacy initiatives, patient teaching, code support, effective use of dosing protocols, tracking of clinical interventions
  • Performs medication reconcilliation as needed
  • Participates in pharmacy operations and medication dispensing as needed
  • May serve as preceptor for pharmacy students and/or residents.
  • Supervises the care provided by licensed personnel, in accordance with the current Idaho Pharmacy Practice Act

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Maintains current pharmacist license in Idaho
  • Completion of PGY-1 pharmacy residency
  • 3 years Clinical pharmacy experience in a hospital setting (required if no residency)
  • Pharmacotherapy Specialty Certification (BCPS certification) or plans to work toward certification
  • Active Pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy
  • Possess computer skills for order entry, word processing, clinical interaction
  • Effective communication skills with allied health care practitioners
  • Experience in sterile products preparation

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