VCN Pharmacist Jobs

Virtual Career Network Healthcare mobile logo

Job Information

Vail Health Oncology Pharmacist in Vail, Colorado

POSITION PURPOSE:

Provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care services to patients via collaboration with prescribing physicians and patients, ensuring safety remains a top priority.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Interprets medication orders and accurately transcribes them into the electronic medical record. Builds care plans as needed.

    2. Monitors drug therapy regimens to evaluate drug selection and dosing, and makes recommendations for therapy alterations as needed.

    3. Directs and supervises pharmacy technician(s).

    4. Provides education to patients and families related to their pharmaceutical care.

    5. Monitors and oversees inventory system.

    6. Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile and chemotherapeutic products, as needed in absence of pharmacy technician.

    7. Detects and reports adverse drug reactions and medication errors according to the approved method and in alignment with Vail Health’s Just Culture.

    8. In the absence of an on-site Pharmacy Manager, ensures that day to day operations of the pharmacy are in compliance with the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations, as well as regulations of The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

    9. Assists the Clinical Nurse Manager with projects and committee work, as assigned.

    10. Promotes an atmosphere of warmth, compassion, and understanding while demonstrating empathy and the ability to relate to families in crisis.

    11. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and models Vail Health Values at all times.

    12. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant

    Experience:

    2 years of experience in the healthcare industry is required. Previous experience with a changing workload, schedule and priorities is preferred.

    Prior experience working with oncology patients.

    License(s):

    State of Colorado Registered Pharmacist license.

    Certification(s):

    Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP) preferred.

  • Education:

    Pharm. D. or RPh required.

DirectEmployers