Pharmacist PRN, work-from-home
Location:
Nashville , Tennessee
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
07847-14249
The Centralized Order Entry Pharmacist position is a work-from-home position. To be considered for this opportunity the candidate must reside in the Nashville area or less than 2 hours from Metro Nashville.
This is a PRN position .


Position Summary

The COE Pharmacist is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and making recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. The COE pharmacist shall use the medication process to assess, plan, intervene when necessary, implement and evaluate patient care in compliance with client hospital policies, protocols and procedures.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide patient care activities to ensure safe and effective drug therapy
  • Be of service to patients, physicians, nurses and other pharmacists
  • Maintain and improve job knowledge, skills and competence
  • Practice and adhere to "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
  • Perform duties in accordance with specific standards of care as evidenced by completion of competency skills checklist
  • Articulate daily activities that support continuous quality improvement of patient care
  • Prepare written or oral report at change of shift to communicate incomplete assignments and potential patient safety concerns to monitor in order to ensure continuity of medication therapy
  • Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of required job functions, internal communications and operating systems
  • Accurately enter orders in the computer in a timely manner
  • Support and assist in meeting departmental goals for order entry and clinical programs
  • Ensure facility procedures are followed when non-formulary drugs, target drugs, restricted drugs and investigational drugs are ordered
  • Initiate change in assignments based on workload and resources available
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer order entry and related computer functions
  • Screen for drug interactions, allergies, order duplications, appropriate diagnosis, renal and liver function prior to order entry
  • Assure facility queues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Investigate and report adverse drug events and medication incidents
  • Facilitate dissemination of drug information in a timely manner to achieve high quality, cost effective, positive therapeutic outcomes when consulted
  • Review and interpret all physician orders received, using the patient profile
  • Monitor for incompatibilities, concentration and rate on intravenous drugs
  • Participate in the maintenance of continuous quality improvement program
  • Assist in the development and review of COE protocols
  • Document clinical interventions and follow-up when indicated
  • Assess orders for age-specific appropriateness from neonatal through geriatric
  • Follow CSC pharmacy policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Pharmacy Manager or Division Director of Pharmacy, in accordance with established facility hospital policies and requirements of accrediting bodies

Qualifications:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, Pharm.D. preferred

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year hospital experience preferred, Meditech preferred

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE: Appropriate State Pharmacy License(s)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and
stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier,
telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to communicate
effectively. Requires occasional lifting up to 25 pounds. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may
be stressful at times. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or
emergency situations.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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