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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening.

Job Function: Allied Health

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hours per Pay Period 1.00 (80 hours p/pp)

Job Shift: Variable

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes

Summary of Position:

Ensures that the pharmacy provides optimal clinical services on a daily basis, promoting desirable patient outcomes through safe and cost effective drug therapies. Establishes and maintains productive collaborative relationships with practitioners and hospital staff. Supports all safety and regulatory initiatives undertaken by the hospital and department. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and provide pharmaceutical care to the populations served at the Barton Healthcare System: including neonatal, pediatric, adult, geriatric, obstetric, chemically dependent, and rehabilitation patients. Participates in all aspects of hospital pharmacy services including but not limited to operations, distribution and clinical pharmacy activities.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Pharm.D. required
  • Prefer completion of PGY 1 or 2 clinical residency

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in hospital/similar acute care pharmacy setting
  • Prefer completion of residency or equivalent experience
  • Prefer minimum 1 year experience working with automated dispensing systems (ie Pyxis)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Relevant clinical pharmaceutical knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer literacy in common Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record or equivalent

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Valid and clear California pharmacist license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Prefer ACLS certification or ability to obtain

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.
  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.
  • Occasional travel to various health system locations.

Essential Functions

  1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
  2. Ensures that the pharmacy provides optimal clinical services on a daily basis, promoting desirable patient outcomes through safe and cost effective drug therapies.
  3. Establishes and maintains productive collaborative relationships with practitioners and hospital staff
  4. Supports all safety and regulatory initiatives undertaken by the hospital and department
  5. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and provide pharmaceutical care to the populations served at the Barton Healthcare System: including neonatal, pediatric, adult, geriatric, obstetric, chemically dependent, and rehabilitation patients.
  6. Participates in all aspects of hospital pharmacy services: Operations and Distribution, Clinical Pharmacy
  7. Ensures that the pharmacy provides optimal clinical services on a daily basis, promoting desirable patient outcomes through safe and cost effective drug therapies.
  8. Establishes and maintains productive collaborative relationships with practitioners and hospital staff
  9. Supports all safety and regulatory initiatives undertaken by the hospital and department
  10. Operations and Distribution:
    1. Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, drugs and other pharmaceutical for patient care
    2. Responsible for distribution of drugs to inpatients, outpatients, and clinics
    3. Responsible for ensuring all compounding activities are performed safely and efficiently
    4. Responsible for overseeing the daily operations and for ensuring all relevant laws, policies and procedures are followed appropriately by pharmacy staff members
    5. Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel in a professional manner. Verifies and oversees the daily activities of the pharmacy technicians as required for the operations of the pharmacy.
    6. As part of the interdisciplinary care team, provides quality and cost effective services to patients, employees and medical staff
    7. Participates in departmental and hospital-wide committees and task forces, modeling excellence and professionalism in communications.
    8. Mentors new pharmacists and pharmacy interns
  11. Clinical Pharmacy:
    1. Monitors drug therapy of all patients for appropriateness as part of daily clinical review according to hospital protocols and procedures, items include but are not limited to the following:
      1. Appropriateness of drug and dose
      2. Drug interactions and contraindications
      3. Adverse reactions
      4. Renal dose adjustments
      5. IV to PO conversions
      6. Therapeutic substitutions
      7. Antibiotic appropriateness as part of the antimicrobial stewardship program
    2. Provides pharmacokinetic consults as part of daily clinical review according to hospital protocols and procedures
    3. Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners as indicated
    4. Participates in multidisciplinary rounding with the health care team
    5. Participates in drug use evaluations and evaluation of new drugs for formulary addition
    6. Facilitates the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved and authorized by the appropriate medical staff committees
    7. Participates in the pharmacy and therapeutics committee
  12. Performs monthly area inspections and collaborates with staff to ensure compliance with all relevant hospital policies, best practices and laws
  13. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and provide pharmaceutical care to the populations served at the Barton Healthcare System: including neonatal, pediatric, adult, geriatric, obstetric, chemically dependent, and rehabilitation patients.
  14. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.
  15. The Clinical Pharmacist is under the supervision of and reports to the Director of Pharmacy.
  16. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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