Mercy   •  

Joplin, MO

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 46 days ago

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The Pharmacist worksunder the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager and Director of Pharmacy, and isresponsible for the safe and efficient compounding and dispensing of prescribed drugs. The Pharmacist also accuratley maintains legallyrequired and other departmental records and assists ininventory control measures, participates in departmental and hospital training andorientation programs, and provides professionaldrug information/advise to members of the hospital, medical and nursing staff.

Responsibilities / Qualifications:

Clinical Expertise
-Exhibits expertise by accurately dispensing I.V. and irrigating solutions, mixing I.V. additive solutions and chemotherapy as required using aseptic techniques with "MIC Units".
-Exhibits expertise by consulting with physicians and nurses concerning the availability, form side effect, and/or therapeutic or compatibility issues resulting from a drug order.
-Exhibits expertise by interpreting physician orders, chooses appropriate drug or I.V. solution to ensure safety.
-Exhibits expertise by making appropriate therapeutic substitutions and other conversions (IV to PO) as approved by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
-Exhibits expertise by continually increasing knowledge of drugs to perform more effectively as a hospital pharmacist and drug information consultant.

Work Organization
-Exhibits good work organization by consistently observes and supervises the work performance of the pharmacy technicians to ensure adherence to established standards.
-Exhibits good work organization by delegating other responsibilities in order to keep patient care the number one priority.
-Exhibits good work organization by consistently demonstrates an ability to keep up with patient workload and uses supportive staff in an efficient and cost conscious manner.
-Exhibits good work organization by responding to changes in the workload schedule as necessary; continually using time in a productive manner.
-Exhibits good work organization by demonstrating a concern for cleanliness of self and work area by practicing infection control for the protection of patient and self.

Appropriate Documentation
-Maintains appropriate documentation by always reviewing and interpreting prescriptions upon receipt.
-Maintains appropriate documentation by carefully reviewing prescriptions filled by supportive personnel to ensure the drug and dosage instructions are correct.
-Maintains appropriate documentation by documenting all therapeutic interventions.
-Maintains appropriate documentation by regularly surveying nursing units to ensure proper storage of medication and expiration date monitoring while also monitoring controlled records for assigned nursing units.

-Exhibits professionalism by being courteous and maintaining good rapport and working relationships with pharmacy staff and other employees, patients and guest of STJMC.
-Exhibits professionalism by seeking information necessary for accurate completion of job duties, while assuming personal responsibility for professional development and continuing education.
-Exhibits professionalism by consistently reports to work on time prepared to being working.
-Exhibits professionalism by maintaining a professional appearance, including being clean and well groomed, and observing the dress code policy and procedures.
-Exhibits professionalism by completing work during assigned shift; assisting all supportive personnel as time allows.

Performs duties pertaining to the handling and disposition of site-generated hazardous waste as part of daily job activities.

Comply with all Federal, State, and Local authorities having jurisdiction.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy including a one-yearinternship.
Licensure: RPh Registered Pharmacists in MO
Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required. The ability to operate various office and/or pharmacy equipment is required.
Preferred Education: Master's degree preferred.
Preferred Experience: One to two years of experiencepreferred.

Job Id: 792920