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CommonSpirit Health Pharmacist in GIG HARBOR, Washington

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

• Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

• Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

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

• Tuition Assistance for c2021-151035areer growth and development

• Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

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

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

• Adoption Assistance

• Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Provides effective, efficient and accurate pharmaceutical care to patients to ensure positive drug therapy outcomes. Work is performed in accordance with protocols, internal guidelines/standards and regulatory requirements.

An incumbent coordinates and supervises the compounding and dispensing of drugs according to medication orders issued by authorized medical care providers and is responsible for the timely processing of medication orders and the distribution of medications and IV admixtures to patients in a safe and timely manner.

Incumbents are also accountable for keeping professional skills current; developing and maintaining professional contacts with appropriate community resources; participating in continuous performance improvement, assisting in the orientation of new staff and supervision of student and volunteers and consistently making efforts to achieve extraordinary results.

Essential Duties:

  • Applies the principles of pharmaceutical care to ensure optimum medication-related patient outcomes.

  • Coordinates the distribution of medications to patients in their area(s) of responsibility.

  • Provides education for patients, pharmacy staff, residents, externs, interns, students, technician students, and other healthcare workers at FHS in a positive, constructive and motivating manner.

  • Participates, proactively, in medication safety and quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D from an accredited school of pharmacy that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities including didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care.

  • One year of work experience in a hospital pharmacy within the past two years is preferred.

  • Attainment of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is preferred.

  • Completion of a post-graduate pharmacy residency is preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Licensure as a registered pharmacist by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Membership in at least one of the following professional organizations is preferred: ASHP, ASCP, WSPA, APHA, or ACCP.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

  • Washington State Preceptor Certification within 6 months of hire if eligible or within 6 months after becoming eligible.

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Requisition ID 2021-179764

Employment Type Part Time

Department Pharmacy

Hours / Pay Period 48

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Sunday 0800-2330

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Franciscan St. Anthony

Location WA-GIG HARBOR

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.

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