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Clinical Pharmacist

CHI St. Vincent Health Little Rock, Arkansas
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Requisition ID 2022-252331 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varies Remote No Category Pharmacy
Overview

CHI St. Vincent a regional health network serving Arkansas is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4500 coworkers 1000 medical staff and 500 volunteers we consistently receive praise for care advancements.  CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs are two of just over 400 Magnet hospitals nationwide and two of just four in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Arkansas’s first hospital to achieve Magnet status earned its first re-designation as a Magnet hospital for its continued commitment to nursing excellence on May 24 2018 and employs the highest standards of quality and ensures that patient care and safety are the top priority. Studies show that Magnet hospitals have better overall patient outcomes than non-Magnet hospitals.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. 

CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care pet care senior caregivers housekeepers & more.Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft Adoption AssistanceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Programs


Responsibilities
  • Review and interpret medication and pharmaceutical orders for in-patients/out-patients.
  • Enter essential information pertaining to medication or pharmaceutical order into the Pharmacy computer system.
  • Review medication or pharmaceutical entry for accuracy.
  • Review medication orders for allergies, drug interactions, overdosage, duplication and therapeutic parameters using professional knowledge and expertise to facilitate decisions.
  • Prepare and dispense prescriptions to discharged in-patients, E.R. patients, employees and their dependents and other persons under emergency situations following all applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Prepares medications and pharmaceuticals for distribution to in-patients.  Compounds products not commercially available when necessary.  Checks each patient tray, filled by technicians, for accuracy prior to delivery to nursing units.
  • Provide drug information and discharge counseling to patients when appropriate (i.e. all take home prescriptions filled by the pharmacy and patient counseling at the request of nursing or a physician).  
  • Issue controlled substances to nursing units/departments and maintain records as required.
  • Identify, store and control medications brought to hospital by patients.
  • Confers with physicians when necessary to clarify/verify orders.
  • Provide pharmacokinetic consults to physicians and other health care personnel.

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of accredited College of Pharmacy, which includes approved internship and/or residency. Licensed to practice as a pharmacist or graduate intern in the State of Arkansas.  PharmD degree preferred.


Experience: Hospital experience and Clinical Residency preferred

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