Intermountain Healthcare - Salt Lake City, UT

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This clinical pharmacist position is in Shock Trauma Medicine and is essential to the patient care. The Clinical Pharmacist is valued for applying knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate, safe, efficient, effective and cost effective pharmaceutical care in the scope of their particular assignment. The Clinical Pharmacist is instrumental in the care of patients, as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team. Acting as a resource to other staff members, the Clinical Pharmacist is an esteemed and valued clinical provider of patient care.

Job Essentials

Oversees and/or participates in assuring appropriate medications are prepared and delivered to care areas in a timely manner, and are stored both securely and in a manner appropriate for both stability and effective workflow.

Supervises and mentors technicians and other pharmacy staff working in/with area of responsibility in order to maintain the accuracy and quality of pharmaceutical services.

Provides accurate drug information to other health professionals and patients to assure safe and appropriate use of medications. Serves on committees as a resource on drugs and/or pharmacy policies as required.

Participates in the multidisciplinary team to provide feasible therapeutic recommendations and alternatives that improve patient drug therapy. This may include drug, dosage form, dose, route, dosage interval and duration. Monitors physician orders to ensure safe, correct, and appropriate use of medications. Monitors, documents and evaluates patient response, drug effects, and adverse medication events.

Actively participates in department cost savings initiatives. Monitors pharmaceutical inventory and formulary and exercises strict inventory control through diligent tracking of all substances. Participates in organization surveys (Joint Commission or other applicable regulatory agencies) or audit inspections.

Maintains quality in the department through completion of quality control check logs and other quality/clinical documentation. Takes responsibility for assuring quality improvement projects are developed, implemented and completed.

Trains and supervises new employeespharmacy technicians, student-interns, pharmacy students and other supportive staff as needed. Participates and supports the training programs and mentorship of students and residents.

Is knowledgeable and compliant with State and Federal laws, regulations, pharmacy policies, procedures and standard operating procedures, formulary and pertinent Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Provides professional, engaging service excellence to all patients, and healthcare providers with whom they work.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Shift Details: This position is a 40 hour a week position.
Department: Shock Trauma Medicine in the Pharmacy Department at Intermountain Medical Center

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must be eligible for pharmacy licensure in Utah and be able to dispense controlled substances.

Current knowledge of state and federal regulations and statutes regarding the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of approved drugs, controlled substances, and investigational agents

Physical Requirements

Hearing/listening, manual dexterity, seeing.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.

Three or more years experience in an institutional pharmacy environment .

Pharmacy residency preferred.

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All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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