Job Description


Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: Days

1/14/2020

POSITION PURPOSE:
Staff Pharmacists are registered pharmacists responsible for providing pharmaceutical services and expert advice to patients, physicians, nurses and other hospital employees.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE;
  • The Pharmacist must be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy and licensed in the State of Alaska.
  • Must have completed two (2) years of hospital pharmacy experience or completed a residency program. 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  1. Monitor our patients condition to assure appropriate medication use.
  2. Participate in antimicrobial stewardship and pain management stewardship.
  3. Monitor and adjust medication dosing as appropriate
  4. Monitor use of medications through the infusion center
  5. Consult with physician and nursing staff concerning selection, availability, form, appropriate does, side effects and incompatibilities of drugs.
  6. Oversee compounding and preparing of ordered Pharmaceuticals
  7. Supervise pharmacy technicians when Pharmacist On Duty
  8. Provide administrative assistance in completion of Quality Assurance Program, Safety Programs, Environmental Protection Program, Infection Control program, MSDS Program, Inventory Control Program, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
ENVIRONMENT:
South Peninsula Hospital is a facility consisting of a 22 bed acute care hospital, 9-room emergency department, and 28 bed long term care facility located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. All medications used at South Peninsula Hospital are obtained and secured through the Pharmacy department. The Pharmacy department consists of a secured main pharmacy center and clean room for compounding of sterile IV compounds. The medication distribution system consists of Pyxis medication distribution stations located in all primary nursing areas and surgical suites.  The position requires walking, standing for extended periods, and the ability to lift 35 pounds. Professionals working in this area must understand personal safety procedures for protection from hazardous medications and medication security.
 

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