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Pharmacist

Job ID: 23175
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Pharmacist for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $62.14, more depending on experience.

**Offering Relocation Assistance **

Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you want a career where you are busy and able to grow professionally, with the freedom and opportunity to experience all the Pacific Northwest offers in your leisure time? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, PeaceHealth RiverBend in Springfield, Oregon might be the place for you! 

This position is responsible for performing all necessary functions to ensure optimal use of medications to achieve specific outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life. Functions included in providing compassionate pharmaceutical care are both cognitive and medication distribution related and include: dispensing and distributing drugs; advising physicians and patients regarding proper usage of prescribed drugs; collaboration with other healthcare professional to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness; monitoring patients for side effects and drug interactions.

Details of the Position:

  • Reviews medication orders for appropriateness and accuracy including, but not limited to: contraindications, allergies, dose, route, frequency, duplicate therapy and formulary status.
  • Interprets, clarifies and rectifies physician medication and IV orders, including the medication reconciliation process.
  • Interprets, clarifies and rectifies prescriptions and selects medications for outpatient dispensing.
  • Monitors all patients on specified target drugs and initiates pharmacokinetic dosing protocols.
  • Evaluates drug therapy for appropriateness and makes drug therapy recommendations to clinician.
  • Prescribes drug therapy per collaborative drug therapy management agreements/Medical Executive Committee approved protocols.
  • Dispenses the final product for administration and performs patient counseling.
  • Detect, monitor and report adverse drug events and medication errors (EIR).
  • Supervise and train pharmacy technicians to assure accurate order entry, preparation and proper technique.
  • Supervise and trains pharmacy interns and externs. May serve as preceptor for the intern or extern as defined by the State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Participate in development of drug protocols and clinical pathways.
  • Perform drug usage evaluations on selected drugs and reports results to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. Completes quality assurance auditing as required for prescriptive authority.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS/PharmD degree required.
  • Demonstrated basic pharmacy clinical skills.
  • Demonstrated customer services skills.
  • Currently licensed or able to obtain Registered Pharmacist license to practice pharmacy in the state in which caregiver will be working.
  • BLS and ACLS/PALS certification preferred.

What You Bring:

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
  • Ability to identify medications and to read graduation marks on syringes and flasks
  • Strong planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to think and act independently
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

For consideration, email a copy of your resume to [email protected] and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch. 

To learn more about PeaceHealth, visit: careers.peacehealth.org. PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care in communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.

See how PeaceHealth is committed toInclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws. 

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