Catholic Health Initiatives Clinical Pharmacist in Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

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AmeriMed is looking for a Staff Pharmacist. The Staff Pharmacist provides safe and appropriate pharmacy services to home care infusion patients and coordinates and assists in managing / participating in pharmacy services under the direction of the Pharmacy Manager. The Pharmacist is responsible for patient prescriptions, patient clinical management, compounding, quality assurance, receiving physician orders and medical consultation.

AmeriMed is the provider and employer of choice!

  • Flexible schedule

  • Competitive compensation plus incentive bonus opportunities

  • Comprehensive health care benefits and wellness program

  • Free CEUs

  • Tuition reimbursement (based on employee class)

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patients’ suitability for home infusion care in accordance with Infusion’s policies and procedures.

  • Monitors and evaluates patient-specific pharmacy care plans for the pharmacotherapy of home infusion patients.

  • Collects and organizes all patient related data needed to prevent, detect and resolve medication-related problems.

  • Documents outcomes in CPR+, completes company occurrence reports.

  • Designs and modifies pharmacy care plans based on evaluated information and makes recommendations for continued monitoring when appropriate.

  • Receives physician prescription orders and evaluates the appropriateness of orders for dosage, drug choice, potential drug interactions, drug-food interactions, route of administration and stability.

  • Ensures medication specific laboratory tests are ordered and results received.

  • Responsible for the retrieval, review and consultation with physicians and nurses of ordered labs.

  • Ability to accurately program, maintain and troubleshoot all IV medication related equipment.

  • Prepares and dispenses medications, selecting cost effective and patient safe and appropriate methods of infusion, following Infusion’s policies and procedures.

  • Provides medication-related education to Infusion staff, nurses, physicians, and patients/caregivers.

  • Assists the physician, nurse, patient/caregiver and Infusion staff with continued technical and clinical support.

  • Provides accurate, concise and timely responses to clinical questions from health care providers and patient/caregivers.

  • Assists in the training and supervision of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy externs and delivery personnel.

  • Assists in providing in-service programs on any aspect of drug therapy.

  • Assists management with implementing new policies and procedures.

  • Assists in the maintenance and support of all necessary paperwork required by the state and federal agencies as well as Joint Commission.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary patient care conferences, branch quality assurance program, pharmacy team meetings and on-call rotation.

Qualifications

  • Registered pharmacist/State licensure in state(s) serviced.

  • One year hospital pharmacy experience required.

  • Experience with and knowledge of IV admixture procedures.

  • Excellent communication skills: oral and written.

  • Flexible and able to work with a multidisciplinary team.

  • Excellent time management skills and able to work independently.

  • Ability to function well as part of team.

AmeriMws is a company within CHI Health at Home. CHI Health at Home, located just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, provides services in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington. With nearly 3,350 associates throughout the organization, CHI Health at Home provides five distinct but coordinated home-based health care services, including Home Care, Hospice, Home Infusion Therapy, Home Respiratory Care and Medical Transportation. CHI Health at Home serves as the home health services division of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national, faith-based nonprofit health system headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. CHI Health at Home is proud to be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

It will be the policy of CHI Health at Home, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, genetic information, religious beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Contact Company: Lexington Infusion

Location: US-KY, Lexington