CLINICAL PHARMACIST - INPATIENT


  • Location: Owensboro, KY
  • Posted: Dec 4, 2019

Job Description


Provides clinical pharmacy services throughout the hospital. Assists in staffing surgery satellite and central pharmacy in distribution areas as needed.

Job Responsibilities

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.

Organizational Responsibilities

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.

Education

Bachelor's of Science degree, or higher, in Pharmacy required. Doctorate degree preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration

Licensed as a Pharmacist (R.Ph.) in the state of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider preferred.

Work Experience

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.

FLSA Classification

Exempt

Disclaimer

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

Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

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

Exposures

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.

Employment Type


  • Full-time

Owensboro Health

1201 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303

Phone: (270) 685-7747

Web: https://www.owensborohealth.org/

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