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Hours: PRN, On Call rotation

Clinical Pharmacist
Purpose: The purpose of this position is the delivery of pharmacy services throughout the hospital.
Duties include:
Drug distribution
• Select, procure, prepare, dispense, and monitor the use of pharmaceuticals at the hospital
• Assure the labeling and filling of all drugs and biologicals issued to hospital departments (or services from which medications are to be administered) are in compliance with existing regulations, as well as our established policies and procedures
• When necessary, compounds sterile drug products safely and effectively in accordance with policy and procedure and governmental guidance•
• Assist the Director with adequate recordkeeping to ensure documented compliance with outside licensing and review agencies, including controlled substance records
• Maintain records of the transactions of the pharmacy as required by applicable law and as necessary to maintain adequate control and accountability of all drugs. This includes a system of controls and records for the requisitioning and dispensing of pharmacy supplies to other departments in the hospital
• Assure records of the receipt and disposition of controlled substances, as well as maintenance of such records, are maintained so as to allow accurate reconciliation and are in accordance with State and Federal laws and those policies of Salem Memorial District Hospital
Inventory Management
• Assist in the development and monitoring of adequate inventory control procedures
• Maintain at adequate levels, the stock of antidotes, other emergency drugs, and routine medications according to the hospital formulary to meet the needs of the patients
• Participate in the development of a listing and level of the stock of drugs in the emergency Drug Kits, Crash Carts, night cabinets, automated dispensing machines and other hospital areas
• Inventory pharmacy stock periodically as required by hospital procedures
• Assist the director in maintaining compliance with 340B policies and procedure
Medication Order Management
• Develop and maintain a patient profile for each patient
• Supervise and check (or enter) all order entries into the computer and directly supervise pharmacy technicians employed in the pharmacy
• Receive and process prescriptions and/or orders written by physicians or the practitioners authorized by law to prescribe in Salem Memorial District Hospital and by the state of Missouri
• Evaluate all medication orders for completeness and appropriateness
• Forward records or charges and all necessary records to data processing for proper posting or disposition
Pharmacy Informatics
• Communicate new product information to affected hospital personnel and be available for any other pharmacy information services necessary
• Assists with the development and maintenance of the Pharmacy Information System

Clinical Pharmacy
• Demonstrates the ability and willingness to provide the highest quality care at the lowest effective cost through thoughtful, evidence based medication management
• Working collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff, critically evaluates drug therapies for safety, efficacy, and cost effectiveness on an individual patient basis, and provides therapy recommendations where appropriate
• Assist in transitions of care (medication reconciliation) and patient education
• Monitor and manage the dosing of select medications per hospital protocol
• Identifies and reports drug errors, irregularities, drug reactions, etc., to the Chief Nursing Officer and the Director of Pharmacy or their designee as soon as possible as per established procedures
• Share on-call time with other pharmacy staff
• Provide customer service in a friendly and professional manner and appearance to customers, physicians, patients, families, staff, visitors, workers, government agencies and other departments
• Communicate and work effectively with other team members toward common goals
• Remain up-to-date on all training programs
• Ensure compliance with department and personnel policies and procedures, and safety procedures
• Maintain confidentiality regarding patient information
• Other duties as assigned
Academic, Certifications, & Trade Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science Degree from a college or university accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education required
• Completion of a PGY-1 or PGY-2 residency program is preferred
• A Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification is preferred (BCPS, etc)
• Must possess a valid and current pharmacist license in the State of Missouri and fulfill all requirements as set forth by the State of Missouri
• Missouri License must have the Medication Therapy Services designation or be able to obtain the designation within 90 days of hire.


Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem

Contact Information
Salem Memorial District Hospital
35629 Highway 72
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: 573-729-6626

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