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Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics Pharmacist – Meds to Beds in Salem, Oregon

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.

We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here.

Your Role With Us:

As a Meds to Beds (MTB) Pharmacist at Salem Health, you will play a key role in patient care and interaction. Your outgoing and positive communication style will allow you to work best with a team of seasoned professionals where your abilities will be challenged and rewarded. You will be part of the team that helps guide and direct our pharmacist managed discharge program. We hire only the best - those who will thrive in a culture where we live and breathe our mission to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve.”

Core Functions:

  • Evaluate patient electronic medical records to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medications.

  • Participates in Unit Care Rounds and as required review Pharmacy Technician patient interview summaries to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities.

  • Evaluate and verify provider orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration, stability and make recommendations for therapy changes as appropriate.

  • Communicate with prescribing physicians to resolve problems and document therapeutic interventions while assuming responsibility for accurate and timely drug distribution.

  • Supervises and directs activities of Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Interns and Pharmacy Students as well as Pharmacy Residents.

  • Verifies accuracy of medication preparation and dispensing by pharmacy personnel.

  • Serves as a liaison to one or more nursing units or departments which use/ or stock medications.

Background/Expertise:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D), or equal clinical experience required.

  • Licensed by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy as a registered Pharmacist (RPh.) required by date of hire.

  • Residency PGY1/PGY2 strongly preferred.

  • Willingness to work weekend shifts, required.

  • Previous experience attending codes strongly preferred.

  • BLS from the AHA, required within 30 days of hire.

  • ACLS required or obtained within 60 days of hire.

  • Board certification in an applicable specialty, preferred.

  • Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail is strongly desired.

We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law. Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact myrecruiter@salemhealth.org.

Requisition ID: 2021-9733

Street: 890 Oak St SE

Maximum Salary (DOE): DOE

Shift (Please note: this field is external facing to candidates): Variable

Work Schedule (Please note: this field is external facing to candidates): 4 x10hr shifts, alternating weekends

Hours Each Week (Please note: this field is external facing to candidates): 40.00

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