Pharmacist Rapid City Hospital Full Time


  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Posted: Jun 19, 2019

Job Description


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Job Category

Clinical Care

Department

RCH Pharmacy

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Rotating (United States of America)

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

Clinical pharmacists work in collaboration with other providers to deliver comprehensive medication management that optimizes patient outcomes. Care is coordinated among providers and caregivers and across systems of care as patients transition in and out of various settings in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policies and federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

Identifies medication-related problems such as: appropriateness of drug, dose, route, frequency, duration; minimizes therapeutic duplication; identifies/prevents drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab, or drug-disease interactions.
Monitors patient response to therapy.
Provides accurate and adequate drug information to other multi-disciplinary team members and drug educational information to patients and their families.
Follows and appropriately manages pharmacy protocols (e.g. heparin, warfarin, pharmacokinetic, IV to PO, therapeutic interchange, renal dosing).
Participates in quality improvement projects.
Under general direction/guidance from pharmacy leadership, leads development, implementation, and maintenance of pharmacy services in a specialty area (e.g. medication safety, drug shortages, formulary changes, team leader in a specific practice area).
Acts as a resource in area of specialty.
Consistent documentation of consults relative to peers.
Consistent documentation of pharmacist interventions relative to peers.
Consistent documentation of adverse drug reactions relative to peers in same practice settings.
Consistent documentation of medication variances relative to peers.
Any other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - Bachelors in Pharmacy

Certifications - Pharmacist - South Dakota Board of Pharmacy; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred:

Education - Doctorate in Pharmacy

Certifications - Post-graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) - American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Experience - 1+ years Pharmaceutical Experience; 3+ years Hospital Experience; 3+ years Clinical Experience

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Make a difference. Every day.

Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Employment Type


  • Full time

Regional Health

353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701

Phone: (605) 755-5100

Fax: (605) 755-5100

Web: https://regionalhealth.com/

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