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Hospice Pharmacist

CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center University Place, Washington
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Requisition ID 2021-193276 Employment Type Full Time Department Hospice Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Night Standard Hours Monday - Friday (6:30pm - 3am)
Overview

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  


Responsibilities

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible heath spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft 
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Job Summary:


Provides effective, efficient and accurate pharmaceutical care to patients to ensure positive drug therapy outcomes. Work is performed in accordance with protocols, internal guidelines/standards and regulatory requirements.

An incumbent coordinates and supervises the compounding and dispensing of drugs according to medication orders issued by authorized medical care providers and is responsible for the timely processing of medication orders and the distribution of medications and IV admixtures to patients in a safe and timely manner.

Incumbents are also accountable for keeping professional skills current; developing and maintaining professional contacts with appropriate community resources; participating in continuous performance improvement, assisting in the orientation of new staff and supervision of student and volunteers and consistently making efforts to achieve extraordinary results.


Essential Duties:

  • Applies the principles of pharmaceutical care to ensure optimum medication-related patient outcomes.
  • Coordinates the distribution of medications to patients in their area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides education for patients, pharmacy staff, residents, externs, interns, students, technician students, and other healthcare workers at FHS in a positive, constructive and motivating manner.
  • Participates, proactively, in medication safety and quality improvement initiatives.


Additional Responsibilities:


Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.


Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D from an accredited school of pharmacy including didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
  • One year of work experience in a hospital pharmacy within the past two years is preferred.
  • Attainment of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is preferred.
  • Completion of a post-graduate pharmacy residency is preferred.


License/Certification:

  • Licensure as a registered pharmacist by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Membership in at least one of the following professional organizations is preferred: ASHP, ASCP, WSPA, APHA, or ACCP.
  • Washington State Preceptor Certification within 6 months of hire if eligible or within 6 months after becoming eligible.
  • If classified as a Pharmacist-Certified: Current Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) certification is required.

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