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Pharmacist Full Time Evenings

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Killeen
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPharmacist - AdventHealth Central TexasLocation Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients' bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TXLocated in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.Work Hours/Shift:Full TimeEvenings5 days/ weekWhat You Will Need:Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy1+ year of experienceLicensed PharmacistQualificationsYou Will Be Responsible For:Pharmacy OperationsActively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:Standard work parametersOperational programsDispensing and compounding systemsHospital computer systemsMedication ordering systemsMaintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided byCentral PharmacyIV RoomAND MAY REQUIRE (at least two of the following):Oncology Pharmacy SatelliteOperating Room SatelliteCVICU Pharmacy SatelliteOversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systemsAccurately interprets electronic recordsMaintains expertise in Cerner processesManages proper and complete patient profile recordAccurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient"-- -specific medication dosesManages medication dispensing activitiesEnsures accuracy of all medication products prepared for dispensingOversees oral and injectable product compoundingPrevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking productsPharmacy PracticeCompletes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problemsImproper drug, dose, or dosage form selectionDose frequency or timingSubtherapeutic dosageOver dosageAdverse drug reactions or drug allergyDrug interactionsTherapeutic duplicationProficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication ordersIncorrect medication ordersAmbiguous medication ordersNon-formulary medication ordersHome medication use requestsInappropriate therapyProvides patient"-- -centered care servicesProvides accurate, safe and timely medication therapyInitiates and facilitates appropriate therapy based on age, disease, and drug considerationsPromotes cost-effective drug therapy and actively participates in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programsInitiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults (as appropriate for assignments):Pharmacokinetic monitoringRenal dosingTPN processingFacilitates medication safety practicesIdentifies, mitigates, and reports potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errorsDocuments pharmacist interventions and appropriately documents in the patient medical recordClinical Pharmacy ServicesProvides support to direct patient care programsProvides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needsPlaces practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered careIdentifies high-risk patients and implements interventions to improve quality and safetyMakes appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication recommendationsProvides effective medication education and counseling to patients and caregiversProficiently maintains patient information and efficiently evaluates patients' health care needsSupports practice in decentralized areasCollaborates with other pharmacy staffCollaborates with care providers and Pharmacists to optimize care and improve servicesTeamwork and Inter-Professional CollaborationPresents to assigned areas on time, ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeismAdheres to lunch and break scheduleAssures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areasAssures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/MeetingsAccepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shiftReviews and catches up the rejected order queue as well as medication-related products to be checked (patient-specific doses, Pyxis fills, med batches, trays, etc.) prior to departing from shiftSupports other pharmacy operations and areas outside of current assignmentCollaborates regarding medication order verification and medication availabilityCommunicates with appropriate pharmacist regarding problem orders or patient care requestsProvides coverage of medication order verification when areas are uncovered, or team needs supportWorks effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patientDemonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communicationsActively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflictsTeaching, Training, Precepting, and MentorshipMentors new-staff and assists with trainingSupports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertiseActively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiencesSupports pharmacy student (IPPE and APPE) learning experiencesSupports pharmacy resident training experiencesQuality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and AccreditationSupports and participates in medication"-- -use process improvements led by colleagues and peersSupports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processesProfessional Activities and Practice AdvancementsMaintains a commitment to pharmacy practice via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practiceLeadership and Organizational InvolvementParticipates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peersMaintains professional imageActively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requestedThis facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Killeen , Pharmacist Full Time Evenings, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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