END DATE October 20, 2016

Pharmacist - Pharmacy

SCL Health - Topeka, KS

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  • Company
    SCL Health SCL Health
  • Location
    Topeka, KS
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Part Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description

St. Francis Health is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.

Fast Facts:

* Topeka, Kans. (estab. 1909)

* A tertiary care facility serving 12 counties in northeast Kansas

* 1,660 associates and 297 medical staff

* 378 beds

* 20 regional clinics

Services include:

* Comprehensive Cancer Center

* Emergency Department

* General & Bariatric Surgery

* Heart & Vascular Center

* Joint & Spine Centers

* Radiology

* Rehabilitation Services

* Womens Services

Our multispecialty care community works together to pioneer inspired, innovative care in our mission to improve the health and lives of those we serve.

Visit: http://www.stfrancistopeka.org/

The Pharmacist provides drug information and assists physician in providing appropriate drug therapy for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Compounds, prepares, mixes, manufactures and dispenses medicines and preparations. Oversees medications prepared by Pharmacy Technicians.

Drug Distribution

* Interprets physician orders and intervenes when appropriate for clarification or correction.

* Reviews the patient profile for allergies, interactions, and appropriateness before dispensing.

* Checks dosage for appropriateness for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Technician Supervision

* Carefully checks the work of Technicians before initialing labels. Directs Technicians to perform tasks appropriate to current priorities.

Clinical Activities

* Provides accurate drug information to other health professionals and lay persons where requested.

Interdisciplinary Communication

* Participates in interdisciplinary staff meetings and medical staff meetings.

Quality Improvement and Participation

* Performs nursing station inspections as assigned by the Director.

* Participates in medication use evaluations, records Pharmacist interventions, and adverse drug events.

* Attends departmental Pharmacist meetings.

* Completes controlled drug records accurately.

Continuing Education

* Attends inservices for self-development. Teaches classes within the department to Nursing or medical staff when appropriate.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

* Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy, required

* Valid license as a Pharmacist in the State of practice, required

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required

* One (1) year of experience in a hospital pharmacy setting, preferred