Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinical Pharmacist - Full Time/Days - CHP in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, fill orders for parenteral and enteral medications, monitor patient drug therapies and provide drug information, supervise and direct support personnel.

Essential Functions:

  1. Interprets and processes medication orders (verbal and written)

and transcribes to computerized medication profiles accurately.

Maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles.

  1. Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug

interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness

of drug and dose.

  1. Provides pharmacokinetic consults and drug dosing per

organizational protocol.

  1. Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient charts

accurately.

  1. Sustains the formulary by minimizing nonformulary procurements,

utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols, and promoting rational

drug therapy selection.

  1. Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and

completely.

  1. Converts patients according to protocol from intravenous to oral

dosage forms.

  1. Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners.

Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to

medical staff as needed.

  1. Accurately dispenses medications.

  2. Checks pharmacy technicians' work.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of a School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy degree

Experience: 2 years of hospital experience or pharmacy residency preferred

License / Certification: Currently licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Pharmacy Residency

Health System Experience

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

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