CLINICAL PHARMACIST - INPATIENT
- Location: Owensboro, KY
- Posted: Dec 4, 2019
Provides clinical pharmacy services throughout the hospital. Assists in staffing surgery satellite and central pharmacy in distribution areas as needed.
Manages drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug related problems.
Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Bachelor's of Science degree, or higher, in Pharmacy required. Doctorate degree preferred.
Licensed as a Pharmacist (R.Ph.) in the state of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider preferred.
No experience required.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.
Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally
Climbing - Never
Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently
Kneeling - Never
Lifting/Moving Patients - Never
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Never
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Never
Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently
Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Never
Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Never
Reaching - Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently
Running - Never
Sitting - Frequently
Squatting - Never
Standing - Frequently
Walking - Frequently
Audible Speech - Frequently
Hearing Acuity - Frequently
Smelling Acuity - Never
Taste Discrimination - Never
Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently
Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently
Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently
Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.