Billings Clinic Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient in Billings, Montana
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Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient
PHARMACY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Shift: Day, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)
Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE: $52.14 - $61.01
This position is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and delivery of high-quality pharmaceutical services. Work of the graduate pharmacist is conducted under the review and supervision of the registered pharmacist.
Essential Job Functions
• Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.
• Reviews and interprets physician orders to ensure appropriate medication use. Contacts physician to clarify any questionable order. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Patient Safety)
• Carefully checks all data entry, medication carts, and ADM fills for accuracy. (Resource Management, Audits, Medication Data Entry)
• Accurately, safely, and properly prepares or supervises the preparation of all sterile (e.g., IV admixtures) and non-sterile products. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Sterile & Non-Sterile Products Prep)
• Controls the distribution of controlled substances, dangerous drugs, and investigational drugs as required by state and federal regulations. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Controlled Substance Distribution b.)
• Participates as needed in clinical programs and/or functions as a clinical pharmacist. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacist Functions)
• Assists in the training and orientation of new employees, students, and residents. Provides assistance, direction, and clinical supervision of the pharmacy technical staff. (Education, Staff, Orientation & Training AND Leadership, Resource, Pharmacy Clinical Leadership )
• Documents and is accountable for all clinical pharmacy interventions. (Health Information Management, Patient Chart, Pharmacy Interventions)
• Performs other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Additional Duties for Clinical Pharmacist II
• Participates in the organizational drug utilization review program to include:
• Monitoring drugs, disease states, and clinical pathways and interacts with physicians to optimize drug therapy; writes consults in progress notes.
• Recommends therapeutic alternatives to physicians to increase therapeutic efficiency and reduce cost.
• Develops drug use criteria, clinical pathways, and other tools used to monitor drug therapy.
• Makes presentations to the medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff as required by DUR program.
• Document consults in designated patient chart or medical record. ADD (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Drug Utilization Review)
• Acts as a drug information resource to medical staff, other professionals, patients, and their families. Participates in the educational needs of all customers listed previously. Education, counseling, and in-servicing are a large part of the position duties. (Education, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Education Resource)
• Writes clinical evaluations of new drugs to help determine if they will be added to the formulary. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, Formulary Planning)
• Acts as a preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 residents. (Leadership, Preceptor, Precepts Students & Residents)
• Monitors all aspects of drug therapy, makes appropriate chart notations and interventions on the patients’ behalf. (Patient Care, Pharmacy, monitors drug therapy.
• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSPharm)orDoctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Retail pharmacy experience does not count towards years of clinical pharmacy experience
• BSPharm and ONE of the following:
• Five (5) years of clinical pharmacy experience
• Completion of an accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program
• A Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certification OR an equivalent nationally recognized specialty certification as determined by pharmacy leadership (e.g., CDE, BC-ADM, CACP)
• Pharm.D. and ONE of the following:
• Three (3) years of clinical pharmacy experience,
• Completion of an accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program,
• A Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certification OR an equivalent nationally recognized specialty certification as determined by pharmacy leadership (e.g., CDE, BC-ADM, CACP, CGP).
• A demonstrated ability to achieve positive clinical pharmacy outcomes in a similar environment
Certifications and Licenses
• Current active Montana license as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh)
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
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