Performs all functions of pharmaceutical care including medication and IV orders. Evaluates for appropriate drug, dose, allergies, interactions, and incompatibilities. Monitors levels of therapeutic drugs. Performs and supervises computer data entry related to patient profile. Monitors all medication dispensing for accuracy. Supervises filling of all prescriptions and provides appropriate patient counseling. Collects and analyzes data for process improvement projects. Performs in-service to community and support groups.
Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to work alternate shifts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintains professionalism and conducts self as a role model, serving as a resource for all health system partners.
- Is an expert staff pharmacist who relies on skills of comprehensive knowledge and experience.
- Maintains practice by ongoing professional literature review, continuing education and self-evaluation.
AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Quality - Follows policies and procedures.; Adapts to changes in the environment.; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.; Applies feedback to improve performance.
Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance.; Meets commitments.; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement.; Shows respect and sensitivity.
Partnering - Supports organization's goal and values.; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views.; Gives and welcomes feedback.; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.; Generates suggestions for improving work.
Cost - Conserves organization resources.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Conserves organizational resources.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE
Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy Program
Hospital Pharmacy experience or residency preferred
Wisconsin/Illinois Registered Pharmacist License or eligible
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent interpretive/analytical skills for pharmaceutical applications
Strong accuracy skills
OSHA Exposure category C
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Good manual dexterity to operate keyboard and syringes. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK CONTACT GROUP
Physicians, public and other health system personnel
LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Req # 9736