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Retail Pharmacist - PRN

Job Description


Job ID: 1206749
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

Christian Hospital has a progressive pharmacy that offers many professionally challenging opportunities to impact patient care. The pharmacy services both Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare. The pharmacy staff oversee cutting edge automation in medication distribution systems.


Overview


Role Purpose

Provides customer focused pharmaceutical care and ensure the prompt and accurate dispensing, processing, and recording of prescriptions according to prescription orders. Direct and assist in the procurement, storage, distribution and disposal of medications. Collaborate with health care providers to assess, monitor, initiate and modify medication use according to patient condition and age specific criteria. Prevent, direct and resolve medication-related issues. Counsel and educate to promote optimal drug therapy. Supervise and direct supportive staff.


Responsibilities

  • Verifies prescribed medications and dosages to ensure that therapy is safe and effective for the patient's condition. Reviews patient profiles to identify clinically significant side effects, drug allergies, and drug interactions. Processes and labels prescriptions with accurate data and directions for patient use.
  • Provides consultation to patients regarding side effects, drug interactions, specific storage requirement and directions for use.
  • Maintain proficiency in operating pharmacy workflow management systems for point of sale, prescription order entry, patient profile review or retrieval of clinical data. Preserve proper records relating to medication profiles, prescription files, controlled substances records, and other legal and departmental record and procedures.
  • Accepts new prescription orders and collaborates with other health care providers to manage patient's drug therapy for effectiveness.
  • Assists in all daily operations in a manner that facilitates the achievement of a high level of customer satisfaction and experience.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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

  • 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