HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist in Bowling Green, Kentucky
TriStar Greenview is a 211-bed, medical-surgical facility that has served south central Kentucky for more than 40 years. TriStar Greenview provides an extensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, TriStar Greenview has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. TriStar Greenview has proven to be a health care leader in the region.
Following physicians' orders, the Pharmacist compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceuticals. The Staff Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmaceutical care activities to ensure safe and effective drug therapy through the provision of clinical services. The Staff Pharmacist coordinates and oversees the delivery of pharmaceutical services and provides monitoring and intervention in therapeutics to provide cost effective care with optimum outcomes. The Staff Pharmacist fulfills departmental responsibilities within the long range plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital. Cares for Neonate/Infant (0-12 months) Pediatrics (1 – 17 years) Adults (18 – 79 years) Elderly (80 years).
Position tasks and responsibilities include: * Maintains strong knowledge of hospital policies and government regulations and dispenses accordingly.
Consults with physicians and nursing staff regarding patient reactions, errors and complaints.
Determines and consults on possible drug interactions.
Assists in the supervision and training of pharmacy technician personnel.
Participates in Drug Utilization Review.
Assists with quality improvement initiatives, inventory and ordering of pharmaceuticals.
Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Participates in Clinical Monitoring activities as assigned.
Participates in maintaining department inventory levels
Orders medication based on PAT levels
Orders medication based on clinical need in conjunction with formulary initiatives
Works with DOP or designee as needed in inventory management initiatives
Participates in maintaining department formulary initiatives
Communicates with appropriate medical, nursing and allied health professional staff members with regard to non-formulary decisions
Works with DOP or designee as needed in formulary clinical review process
Provides a safe environment for patient, visitor and employees through identifying/correcting/reporting health and safety hazards.
POSITION QUALIFICATION: Required Job Qualifications include:
Current Kentucky Pharmacist License
One Year of hospital experience preferred
Customer service abilities including effective communication and listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 10 lbs.
Shift Requirements: Day Shift, rotating every 4th weekend.
Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech
Title: Clinical Pharmacist
Location: Kentucky-Bowling Green-Greenview Regional Hospital
Requisition ID: 00037-55949