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Providence Pharmacist in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Pharmacist (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Staff Pharmacist has the responsibility to integrate the provision of pharmaceutical care with other elements of the patient care process to provide a collaborative, cooperative effort with other members of the health care team to assure optimal drug therapy outcomes and to improve the patient's quality of life. Performs all duties in a manner, which promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.

In this position you will:

  • Provides quality patient care in an efficient, caring manner. Adapts to fluctuating workload. Carries fair share of workload. Needs little or no direction in accomplishing daily work:

  • Completes patient care assignments within designated time parameters.

  • Follows shift operations check lists.

  • Drug orders are processed accurately in a timely manner. Utilizes information systems timely and accurately. Properly documents clinical interventions and drug information requests:

  • Order processing results in medication turnaround times within department standards.

  • Is comfortable with using Micromedex.

  • Completes required patient chart documentation.

  • Follows proper computer order entry procedures.

  • Mixes IV additive solutions and chemotherapy as required using aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood:

  • Follows all related established policies and procedures.

  • Reviews patient records and orders regarding drug therapy taking into consideration age and disease state. Recommends and initiates changes as appropriate; is successful in improving patient outcome through monitoring, intervention and patient education consistently. Must be competent in the assessment, treatment, and age-related care of all types of patients:

  • Demonstrates ability to assess patients for pharmaceutical care needs.

  • Can construct a pharmaceutical care plan in cooperation with other care providers

  • Assesses the effects of drugs prescribed and recommends changes to plan when indicated.

  • Checks for drug incompatibilities and allergies.

  • Interprets all orders to ensure drug, dosage form and dose are appropriate for the patient’s age, weight and co-morbidities.

  • Initiates and effectively utilizes problem solving skills to promote a positive work environment and interpersonal relationships, while maintaining professionalism and confidentiality:

  • Offers constructive alternatives to problems.

  • Listens to alternative views presented.

  • Attends all required staff meetings.

  • Maintains current knowledge of memos distributed and relevance to daily operations.

  • Demonstrates ongoing professionalism, including a personal commitment to advancing the profession.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited college of pharmacy

  • Licensed to practice as a Pharmacist within the State of Washington

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program

  • One (1) year Hospital Pharmacists experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 281071

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