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HCA Holdings, Inc

Pharmacist PRN, GA Work From Home

HCA Holdings, Inc - Nashville, TN

Pharmacist PRN, GA Work From Home

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Job Ref:

07847-14703

Employer:

HCA Healthcare

Facility:

Supply Chain

City:

Nashville

State:

Tennessee (TN)

Position type:

Part-Time (PRN / Per Diem)

Job Code: 07847-14703

PRN/Per Diem

Work From Home

Centralized Order Entry Pharmacist

PRN position

Work From Home - Must reside in GA.

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.

Duties Include 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

EDUCATION

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college of pharmacy required

• Pharm.D. preferred

EXPERIENCE

• One (1) year hospital experience highly preferred

• Meditech experience is preferred

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE

• Current State of GA Pharmacy License required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Organization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages workload

• Communication - communicates clearly and concisely in a way that promotes a cooperative work environment

• Leadership - guides individuals in department if needed and handles facility issues in absence of

management

• Customer Orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and

respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations

• Interpersonal Skills - able to work effectively with other employees, supervisors and external parties

• PC Skills - demonstrates proficiency in required operating systems: (ie CPCS, PYXIS Connect,

Automated Dispensing Machines, Micromedex, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Intervention Tools,

Microsoft Office, etc.)

• Policies and Procedures - articulates knowledge and understanding of department and client facility policies, procedures and systems

• Administrative Skills - answer telephones, research information, utilize drug resources

Bachelor's Degree

Last Edited: 01/25/2018

2 days 23 hours ago

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Pharmacist PRN, GA Work From Home HCA Holdings, Inc - Nashville, TN, United States

   

Location: Nashville, TN

Company Profile:
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.