Home Infusion Staff Pharmacist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

Job Description: 

Join Fairview Pharmacy Services as we expand our Home Infusion operations in Minneapolis, MN!

Position responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the operation and clinical management of the pharmacy.

  • Provide clinical care to patients of the pharmacy.

  • Provide indirect supervision for the support staff, and ensure adherence to all policies and procedures.

  • Oversee the accuracy, quality and safety of compounded sterile preparations and contents of deliveries for home infusion therapies.

  • Provide appropriate pharmaceutical care including patient counseling and prospective drug use evaluation to all patients receiving home IV therapy.

  • Perform initial patient evaluation as it pertains to the prescribed therapies.

  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and evaluate appropriate data relative to medication therapy.

  • Obtain histories and apply these along with other patient data to optimize drug therapy management. Work with other healthcare providers to evaluate patients to determine appropriateness for home IV therapy.

  • Evaluate the significance of signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and makes recommendations for the modification of drug therapy.

  • Evaluate the significance and clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy.

  • Monitor patient records for potential drug/drug or drug/food interactions as well as patient allergies.

  • Provide counseling and answer questions from patients, family and health care professionals concerning drug therapy.

  • Provide prescription drug therapy to patients/customers ensuring accurate labeling and dispensing of medications in a timely fashion.

  • Evaluate patient supply of medications and IV access supplies.

  • Assist patient and other healthcare providers on maintaining IV line for administration of medication.

  • Monitor and evaluate clinical outcomes.

  • Ensure the accuracy, quality and safety of compounded sterile preparations and contents of deliveries for home infusion therapies.

  Job Qualifications: 

One or more years of experience as a practicing pharmacist preferably in a home infusion or hospital environment.

Current MN pharmacy license.

Ability to manage time effectively, good attention to detail, ability to follow policies and procedures.

Willingness to evaluate risk/benefit of new therapies in home setting.

Motivated to care for patients, and to be a team player.

Preferred qualifications:

Residency &/or board certification 

 About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services.

Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Job Number  18-71776.

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