Home Infusion Pharmacist in Beaverton, OR

$100K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Ohsu Healthcare   •  

Beaverton, OR 97005

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Not Specified years

Posted 39 days ago

Functions/Duties of PositionThe purpose of this position is to provide the services of a licensed pharmacist which includes the responsibility for the safe and proper distribution and use of medications in outpatient settings who range in age from infants, children, adolescents, adults and elderly.

This position is to function at higher decision making and accountability levels regarding medication therapy, proactively affecting medication use by making recommendations and making independent decisions about home infusion medication therapy in cooperation with other healthcare team members. Additional services provided to home infusion patients include facilitation of medication delivery of medications through coordination of care with all health care team members. The pharmacist must possess strong communication skills for patient education and work collaboratively with inpatient and outpatient interdisciplinary teams including but not limited to providers, nurses, case workers, pharmacists, and technicians, as well as, the teaching and precepting component of students, interns and/or residents.

Job RequirementsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. PLUS Practice Residency or 2 years of working at an infusion pharmacy location
  • Licensure in the State of Oregon
  • Ambulatory or outpatient infusion pharmacy practice
  • Demonstrates the ability to:
  • Enforce pharmaceutical care principles safely and accurately
  • Make age-related modification of drug therapy
  • Make disease-related modification of drug therapy
  • Evaluate medical literature
  • Work independently without minimal direct supervision
  • Handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
  • Communicate effectively both formally and informally, including presentations
  • Project manage
  • Work with a team professionally and collaboratively
  • Set priorities to respond quickly to emergent situations/requests
  • Work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff
  • Communicate effectively and professionally (orally and in writing)
  • Perform work accurately with attention to detail
  • Exercise sound professional judgment
  • Perform systematic problem solving
  • Enforce practice guidelines, standards, and medication related policies
  • Make critical decisions
  • Perform key computer related skills including use of the EMR, common word processing, spreadsheet, medical literature and medication databases
  • The pharmacist will experience competing demands from nurses, physicians, pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals, as they attempt to influence clinical decision-making, clinical policies and practices and work flow
  • The pharmacist must deal with intense situations on a daily basis
  • Ability to deal with frequent interruptions (work is often dictated by external factors) that may lead to mental fatigue or stress
  • The pharmacist must also be available to be on call weekdays and weekends
  • Physical activities: standing, walking, stooping, reaching, talking and hearing
  • Visual: clarity of vision at 20 feet and 20 inches or less; adjustment of eye to bring object into sharp focus
  • Physical demands: ability to handle 1 – 5 pounds by hand frequently; telephone, pager, copier, fax, scanner, personal computer/terminal, common application software
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PGY-2 Specialty Residency
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS certification
  • Vaccination certification 
  • Specialist Certifications (BCPS, BCOPS, etc.)


Valid Through: 2019-10-30

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