BJC Careers

Clinical Pharmacist

Saint Louis, MO
Pharmacy


Job Description

Job ID: 1175358
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

It takes an innovative environment to attract the very best. That is why St. Louis' most talented pharmacy professionals choose Barnes-Jewish Hospital for their careers. Here, our pharmacy staff enjoys the kind of clinical variety and collaboration that makes their careers challenging¿interesting¿and fulfilling. At Barnes-Jewish, you'll have the opportunity to be involved in inpatient and outpatient care, working in either the central pharmacy or at one of our many satellite locations. You'll work with doctors leading their fields in ground-breaking therapies. And you'll work with state-of-the-art technologies that ensure your work is the utmost in quality and efficiency. The pharmacy at Barnes-Jewish uses an integrated practice model with more unit-based positions. Here, department staff has access to a number of drug information resources, including many online references accessible from department computers. An on-site drug information center provides support for more in-depth questions.


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Role Purpose

Assess, monitor, initiate and modify medication use according to patient condition and age specific criteria. Ensure prompt and accurate medication preparation and dispensing. Prevent, direct and resolve medication-related issues. Supervise and direct supportive personnel. Counsel and educate to promote optimal drug therapy. Direct and assist in the procurement, storage, distribution and disposal of medications.


Responsibilities

  • Directs and manages workflow including oversight of technicians, interns and volunteers ensuring the accuracy of their work in accordance with departmental procedures and Federal and State regulations.
  • Participates in departmental meetings and on committees at the health service organization, as appropriate.
  • Serves as medication therapy resource for activities such as drug information, training of staff, transitions of care and Medication Therapy Services.
  • Evaluates medication orders for appropriateness with regard to patient condition, organ function and concomitant therapies to promote optimal patient outcomes. Documents all activities and communication as appropriate.
  • Recognize opportunities and offer solutions to maximize efficiency and promote safety within the medication use process.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Pharmacy

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RPH/MTS

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Pharmacy
  • Doctorate
  • - Pharmacy

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer