Billings Clinic Clinical Pharmacist- Transitions of Care in Billings, Montana
You can make a difference as a part of our region's largest health care system, based locally in Billings, Montana. Join our amazing team with a focus on safe, high quality care and an excellent patient experience. Billings Clinic is here to take care of our community and region. We look forward to meeting you. About Us Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality. 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Clinical Pharmacist- Transitions of Care PHARMACY (Billings Clinic Main Campus) req1406 Shift: Day, Evening, Weekends Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater) Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours(Exempt) Starting Wage DOE: $52.14 - $58.66 Currently seeking a clinical Transitions of Care pharmacist to join an educationally-focused, integrated health-system team. This clinical service operates 7 days a week during daytime and evening hours, utilizing protocol-based ordering privileges. The team works in tandem with a medication history technician team to perform medication reconciliation on behalf of the provider. This allows for safe and smooth transitions of care between the inpatient and outpatient settings (admission and discharge ordering services.) Clinical pharmacist will participate in multidisciplinary care of inpatients and be responsible for profile review, order entry, and protocols for various units. This exciting service allows for opportunities to directly impact the quality of care provided at Billings Clinic through direct and indirect patient interactions. Billings Clinic is a level-II Emergency and Trauma Center with over 300 beds and a large regional footprint. Our department has over 80 pharmacists, 70 technicians, and 25 other staff members providing pharmaceutical services 24 hours a day. Pharmacy services includes the following: cardiovascular, intensive care, labor and delivery/pediatrics/neonatology, medical/surgical, transitions of care, inpatient oncology, emergency medicine, acute pain services, and psychiatric (inpatient and outpatient) care. Must demonstrate strong interdisciplinary communication skills and independent practice. Opportunities for precepting pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents are available. Must have PGY1 residency or 3-years of equivalent experience. Essential Job Functions • 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. Aids, 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) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: • Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental • Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct • Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program • Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills • HIPAA and confidentiality requirements • Pharmacokinetics, drug information, and therapeutic drug monitoring • Drug therapy principles with basic pathophysiology • Pharmaceuticals to recognize and advise physicians on potential problems • Personal computers, hardware and software • Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) • Regulatory standards and guidelines (i.e., Joint Commission, OSHA, FDA, etc.) Skill in: • Exercising initiative and judgment • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written • Utilizing information systems for clinical and financial information and understanding the interrelationships of these systems • Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Ability to: • Incorporates population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services rendered will encompass age groups ranging from neonates through geriatrics • Communicate clearly and effective, both verbally and written • Interpret, adapt, and apply written guidelines • Follow and assist in the establishment of quality control standards • Participate as an effective team member Complexity and Difficulty: Clinical Pharmacist I and II • Independently reviews all physician orders and ensures that the drugs are correctly prescribed • Prevent errors that can lead to significant patient morbidity and mortality • Provide clinical supervision to the Pharmacy Technicians and TCT Techs • Be able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks • Must be able to interpret and resolve problems not specifically addressed in policy and procedure • Recommends alternative drug therapies when patient is not responding to conventional therapy. • Recommendations have a significant impact on patient morbidity and mortality. Position must have current knowledge base and be able to recommend therapeutic approaches that are evidence-based. <> Essential Job Functions Please enter the individual bullet points here Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Please enter the individual bullet points here Minimum Qualifications Education ? 4 Year / Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with advanced clinical training. Certifications and Licenses ? Current Montana Licensure ? Healthcare Provider CPR Certification required within 90 days of hire ? ACLS Certification within 1 year of hire as deemed appropriate by job duties 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 Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.