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Kalispell Regional Healthcare Pharmacist - Conrad, Montana in Conrad, Montana

Overview

Responsible for planning, budgeting, directing and supervising pharmacy activities and personnel, including managing new programs within the department and for the hospital. Maintains the pharmacy within established hospital and regulatory agency laws, CMS, and Department of Public Health Regulations. Responsible for the selection, training, orientation and supervision of pharmacy personnel.

Responsibilities

  1. Collaborates with other departments to create systems and problem solve ongoing issues that impact departmental/organizational goals and/or patient care delivery.

  2. Distribution and administration of drugs throughout the facility; maintenance and update of hospital formulary.

  3. Responsible for acquisition and purchasing of quality drugs for hospital usage.

  4. Meets regularly with medical and nursing staff regarding drug and pharmaceutical detail. Acts as an educational resource and is available for consultation to medical, nursing, and administrative staff and reviews incident reports as they arise. Co-develops systems to prevent recurrence of adverse events when necessary.

  5. Evaluates and coordinates all aspects of pharmaceutical services by all providers for extended care residents within the facility via a monthly review process or as the need arises.

  6. Responsible for oversight of facility Antibiotic Stewardship program

  7. Represents the department on all assigned committees within the hospital that are concerned with drug distribution and drug therapy

  8. Develops policies and procedures relating to pharmacy department. Ensures delivery of quality and safe pharmacy services to inpatients, outpatients, residents and employees

  9. Responsible for all Pharmacy functions in the absence of the Pharmacy Technician.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

Disclaimer:–Not all inclusive– other duties as assigned. Every effort has been made to make this position description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties required. The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Requires bachelor’s degree in pharmacy; three to five years of previous supervisory/administrative experience preferred. Knowledge of Federal and State pharmacy laws required.

Technical Skills:

  1. Strong analytical and organizational skills required.

  2. Ability to execute multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

  3. Able to handle stressful situations competently, effectively, and courteously.

  4. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

Other qualifications/certificate/license:

Current Pharmacist licensure in Montana, or eligible for licensure.

Behavioral Competencies: Supports PMC’s Code of Conduct and the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values. Maintains security and confidentiality of all information at all times. Demonstrates the ability to function successfully in a team environment. Exhibits courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of all customers. Displays a positive attitude, flexibility and ability to adapt to new and changing situations. Participates in identifying potential problems or situations and suggests solutions.

DECISION MAKING LATITUDE

Employee works independently, refers questions to Chief Nursing Officer or Chief Executive Officer.

Job Locations US-MT-Conrad

Requisition ID 2021-11463

Category Pharmacy

Pay Period Status 60

Shift Days

Schedule Schedule: Primarily weekdays (Monday through Friday)

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

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