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Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacist in Dickinson, North Dakota

Pharmacist

CHI St. Alexius Health DickinsonDickinson, North Dakota

Requisition ID 2021-195157 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 1.0 FTE 7:00 am - 3:30 pm or 8:00- 4:30 pm Remote No Category Pharmacy

Overview

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson Medical Center is a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital with a Level IV Trauma Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons and JCAHO. For a full list of our awards and certifications, click here. (https://www.chistalexiushealth.org/about-us/achievements) We serve patients from southwestern North Dakota, eastern Montana, and northern South Dakota. We carry the vision of our founding Sisters by building healthier communities through a healing ministry.

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson, part of CommonSpirit Heath, a national nonprofit health system based in Englewood, Colorado. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents.

CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

CHI St. Alexius Health is hiring a full-time Pharmacist! This position assists Pharmacy Director in providing quality clinical services while at the same time controlling pharmacysupply expenses. Services include warfarin dosing and teaching, antibiotic stewardship, renal dosing and patient chart review, etc. Responsible for making appropriate changes in medication therapy based upon approved guidelines by P&T Committee and Medical Staff. In addition is responsible for providing medication information to Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, Pharmacy Staff and patients.

Job responsibilities include...

  • Establishes departmental policies, procedures and objectives, and determines methods necessary to achieve these in accordance with accepted standards, codes and JCAHO guidelines.

  • Evaluate patient drug therapy for appropriateness including indications, dose, dosing frequency, duration of therapy, route of administration, and pertinent laboratory monitoring.

  • Upon request, accurately and willingly provides comprehensive drug therapy consultative services including drug information and education to the hospital at the request of medical staff, nursing staff, pharmacy staff, patients and employees to enhance the decision making process in the prescribed careof the patient.

  • Evaluate patient drug therapy for both quality and cost of therapy and make appropriate interventions when necessary to promote and assure the appropriate and safe use of drugs.

  • Monitor, identify, and attempt to prevent and or/resolve patient drug therapy problems including allergies, interactions (drug-drug, drug-food, and drug disease state, drug-laboratory). Adverse reactions, polypharmacy and unnecessary or excessive costs.

  • Develop and implement drug therapy protocols and or work with CHI in implementing patient safety goals.

  • Assist Director of Pharmacy in identifying opportunities for improving drug therapy and controlling pharmacy cost.

  • Ability to interpret and evaluate physician medication orders for appropriateness, correct dose and route of administration and take appropriate action if necessary.

  • Preparation of sterile IV admixtures.

  • Instills confidence when dealing with physicians, nurses and other professional staff.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited College of Pharmacy

  • Licensed in the State of North Dakota

  • Experience with word processing/Excel softwareOrganizational ability, able to work well and communicate with others, ability to delegate and direct, maintain confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications:

One year clinical hospital pharmacy experience preferred

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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