Feb 14, 2020

Staff Pharmacist I 7070

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Vail, CO 81657, USA
Allied Health

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:
  • Transcribe medication orders into the hospital information system, fill orders for parenteral or oral medication, monitor patient drug therapies, and provide drug information.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Interpret medication orders and accurately transcribe them into the computerized patient medication profile.
  • Monitor drug therapy regimens to evaluate drug selection and dosing, and make recommendations for therapy alterations to the LIP.
  • Provide care based upon physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety that is appropriate for the age of the patient served.
  • Direct and supervise pharmacy technicians.
  • Provide pharmacokinetic consult services for patients receiving aminoglycocides and other high-risk medications. This also involves interpreting lab data for these medications
  • Detect and report adverse drug reactions and medication errors according to the approved method
  • Monitor warfarin patients for therapeutic compliance by testing the INR. Adjust warfarin dosing to maintain INR within appropriate therapeutic range. Order enoxaparin bridging therapy per protocol. Provide direct patient education when requested.
  • Participate in compliance auditing as requested.
  • Precept pharmacy students
  • Compound and dispense pharmaceuticals, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition products.
  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience:
    • Experience in the healthcare industry is required. Previous experience with a changing work load, schedule, and priorities is preferred.
  • License(s):
    • Must have ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Registered Pharmacist license.
  • Certification(s):
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required

      Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required

      Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association required

  • Computer / Typing:
    • Must be adept at typing and using various computer programs. Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.