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CLINICAL PHARMACIST (FT, VARIED) HENDERSON - (10777)

Universal Health Services


Location:
HENDERSON, NV
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
10777
Universal Health Services
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CLINICAL PHARMACIST (FT, VARIED) HENDERSON - (10777)

Facility Name
HENDERSON HOSPITAL
Location
HENDERSON, NV 89011 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Pharmacy
Job Description

 

Henderson Hospital
Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women’s health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.

 

Job Description

The Clinical Staff Pharmacist provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care through integrated drug distribution, patient counseling and teaching. Clinical Staff Pharmacists fill orders for medications, monitor patient’s drug therapies and provide drug information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 Essential Job Duties:

Interprets medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately. Maintains accurate, complete pharmacy patient medication profiles.             
Maintains awareness of developments in pharmacy and healthcare that relate to job responsibilities and integrates them into their practice.              
Supports the pharmacy’s pharmacoeconomic efforts. Reviews the use of targeted medications for compliance with current pharmacoeconomic programs.
Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, adverse reactions and appropriateness of drug, dosage form, regimen route, and therapeutic duplications.        
Assists with pharmacokinetic consult service and drug dosing regimens per hospital protocol. 
Sustains the hospital drug formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols and promoting rational drug therapy selection.           
Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel. Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians. Verifies the accuracy of all orders, IV admixtures and chemotherapy prepared by the technician. Participates in the performance appraisal of pharmacy techs.          
Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternative to medical staff as needed.            
Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law.  
Participates in continuing education programs, meeting, training programs and related activities.           
Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data, conducts inspections and maintains logs and other documentation as assigned.            
Participates in the development and presentation of orientation, education and training programs for the medical staff, nursing service, new employees and other hospital staff.
Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, security, and fire and infection control. Complies with all applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations. 

 

 

 

Department Specific Requirements

Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, objectives, safety and infection control standards sufficient to be able to maintain the expected level of efficiency.             
Knowledge of sanitary and safety standards sufficient to be able to manufacture and work safely with pharmaceutical substances.  
Effectively works with vendors
Maintains compliance with federal and state regulatory rules as appropriate.              
Understands operational functions of department and relationship with corporate and understands how own role is part of overall operation.       
Maintains current, accurate knowledge of hospital policies, procedures, benefits, and practices.            
Effectively communicates to other departments, administration, vendors and staff in layman terms so that complex technical issues are understood by them
Maintains department in neat and organized condition.     
Maintains appropriate inventory and documentation         

 

Classification Specific Requirements               

Collects and analyzes data.        
Completes work with little or no supervision.       
Meets agreed upon deadlines or negotiates due date revisions prior to deadline.      
Ensures efficient utilization of resources.              
Coordinates activities within set standards.           
Maintains operating expenses in line with budgeting guidelines and takes corrective action when necessary.      
Reviews contracts/vendors for efficiency and cost effectiveness.   
Functions as an active member of committees, as needed.
Maintains operating expenses in line with budgeting guidelines and takes corrective action when necessary.      
Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility.      
Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.            

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharm)                                                                                                                                                              

Experience: One year (1) experience in hospital setting preferred.                                                                                                                                                        

Technical Skills: Automation experience with knowledge of reporting features (i.e., optimization, load/unload, nursing narcotic access, etc.)                                                                                                                                                         

 

License/Certification: Current Pharmacist License in the State of Nevada                                                                                                                                                              

 

This opportunity offers the following:

Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match

 

UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

 

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

 

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

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