Pharmacist

Alaska Native Medical Center   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Healthcare

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Not Specified years

Posted 98 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, performs clinical pharmaceutical care for patients in collaboration with other pharmacists, physicians, other healthcare providers and patients in an accurate and timely manner.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
Provides patient counseling, drug information, drug therapy consultation, and staff education. Reviews patient profile and clinical status, labs, dosing intervals, and drug therapy combinations to assure safe and effective medication use.

Consults with healthcare providers on therapy recommendations as appropriate. Educates patients regarding the proper use of medication and what side effects to expect.

Conducts medication dispensing, compounding, order entry, and verification of all pharmaceutical activities. Repackages and distributes prescriptions; performs compounding of IV, topical, and oral medications in an accurate and timely manner.

Documents patient and procedural information. Follows proper billing procedures.

Reviews and authorizes pharmacy technician activities. Responsible for any delegated act performed by pharmacy technicians. Participates on various committees.

Ensures compliance with the regulatory and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
Knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.
Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of pharmaceutical care.
Knowledge of drug names, drug strengths, and dosage forms.
Knowledge of applicable computer system software programs.
Skill in using pharmaceutical equipment and instruments.
Skill in critical thinking in the performance of pharmaceutical care.
Skill in effectively managing and leading staff, and delegating tasks and authority.
Skill in effective oral and written communication.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.

Required Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Doctorate degree in Pharmacy (BS for candidates who were licensed under the BS License requirement) from an accredited college program.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Entry level, no experience is required.

MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Current State of Alaska Pharmacy License or legal equivalent.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required for Inpatient Pharmacists only OR able to obtain within 3 month period after hire date.

PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
N/A

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
N/A

PREFERRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
N/A

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
If exposure to hazardous materials and medications, sharp objects, and infectious diseases is present, must don appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Must operate within department’s appropriate engineering controls such as negative pressure storage rooms and compounding hoods.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
Must be able to lift approximately 30 pounds.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and medication, sharp objects and infectious diseases.
ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.
This position requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.
May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.

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