BJC Careers

Pharmacist (prn)

O'Fallon, MO
Pharmacy


Job Description

Job ID: 1183110
Employment Status: PRN
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Progress West HealthCare Center opened in February 2007 in one of the fastest-growing areas of St. Charles County. Progress West uses hospital design, clinical practices and technology to support the delivery of patient-centered care.
 

The inpatient Pharmacy department is located in the lower level of the hospital, however, our clinical pharmacist work side by side with the Patient Care Team at the patients bedside providing expertise and education to both the clinicians they work with as well as the patients. This department, along with all departments within the hospital, supports the guiding principles of the hospital in providing care that is customized and reflects the patient's needs, values, and choices.


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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
  •  

    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