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CommonSpirit Health Retail 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.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Provides effective, efficient and accurate ambulatory pharmaceutical care that meets both department financial and customer service goals and objectives. Work is performed in accordance with protocols, internal guidelines/standards, and Washington State Board of Pharmacy regulatory requirements.

Work involves the compounding and dispensing of drugs according to prescriptions issued by various hospital departments and physician clinics; providing patient counseling and drug therapy monitoring to ensure patients receive safe, efficacious and cost-effective medication therapy. Work may, depending on the site staffing level, also involve consultation with insurance companies regarding patient prescription coverage and complete preparation of prescription orders.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all patients serviced by an outpatient pharmacy area.

  • Counsels, and educates FHS hospital/clinic and customers on drug/OTC information in accordance with department policies and procedures and all applicable Federal and State Laws for ambulatory clinical services to ensure delivery of safe, efficient and cost-effective medication therapy.

  • Works collaboratively with all pharmacy staff to meet financial and customer service goals such as inventory control, efficient workflow, insurance billing, cash and controlled substance controls, and reduced prescription wait times through adherence to applicable departmental policies (i.e., inventory control, billing and customer service).

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D from an accredited school of pharmacy including didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care plus one year of work experience in a retail pharmacy setting within the past two years that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

  • Attainment of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

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

  • Membership in professional organizations such as ASHP, ASCP, WSSHP, APHA is preferred.

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

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

  • Current certification in Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery.

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Requisition ID 2021-172180

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Pharmacy

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Mon-Fri 9-5:30pm Mon-Thurs 5:00pm-03:30

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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