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Location: Grand Island
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationGrand Island Regional Medical Center - Grand Island, NERemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull Time (Benefit Eligible)Education Level4 Year DegreeSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionGeneral Job DescriptionThe Department of Pharmacy has the responsibility for the implementation and coordination of drug control in the process of providing pharmaceutical care for patients of all ages within the Medical Center. The Pharmacist has the direct responsibility for the provision of quality and timely care to the patients of the Medical Center.Detailed Job DescriptionCommits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values. Utilizes and maintains patient profiles; monitors drug therapy for efficacy, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, contraindications, allergies, sensitivities, and cost; practices in a proactive, self-directed manner. Ensures that medications and combinations of medications dispensed constitute rational drug therapy; if questions arise regarding the rational nature of drug therapy, the Pharmacist shall contact the appropriate health professional(s) in the course of patient care. Participates in Pharmacy Department and Medical Center programs which evaluate the use of pharmaceuticals in the course of patient care. Encourages prescribers and other health professionals to use the Medical Center formulary; maintains control of the formulary system by contacting prescribers and other health professionals when a non-formulary drug is ordered and suggests appropriate formulary alternatives. Performs pharmacokinetic dosage calculations and evaluations as determined by the therapeutic needs of the patient. Assists in the orientation, training, and assessment of Department personnel. Is accountable for the timely, safe, and accurate distribution of medications, including the frequent use of professional judgment with regard to medication acquisition, storage, packaging, distribution, and use. Is accountable for the transcription and evaluation of physician medication orders, preparation of patient specific unit dose medications, preparation of sterile admixture solutions, extemporaneous compounding, controlled substance distribution, and outpatient medication preparation / dispensing. Clinically supervises Pharmacy Technicians throughout their shift to ensure the completion of assigned tasks; responsible for the tasks completed by the pharmacy technician. Adheres to safety and security procedures to promote a safe and secure environment. Compounds and dispenses medication orders accurately using proper labeling and documentation according to Pharmacy policies and procedures, State law and Federal law. Provides accurate drug information regarding drug therapy indications, dosage, administration, adverse effects, interactions, IV compatibility and formulary recommendations to physicians, nurses, patients, and other health professionals.Participates, as requested, in Department and Medical Center programs which evaluate the use of pharmaceuticals in the course of patient care.Prioritizes workload and clinical interventions and assists Department and Medical Center staff as needed to ensure that optimal patient care is provided. Participates in Pharmacy Department education and training programs as requested. Attends all mandatory Medical Center inservices and meetings; attends Department staff meetings as schedules permit. Performs other related duties as assigned.QualificationsWork Experience RequirementsMinimum of two (2) years experience in institutional pharmacy environment preferred. Advanced education or training preferred.Educational RequirementsGraduate of a college of pharmacy. Registration status as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska required.

Keywords: GRAND ISLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Grand Island , Pharmacist, Healthcare , Grand Island, Nebraska

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