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LifePoint Health Pharmacist - PRN (Downtown Campus) in Columbia, South Carolina

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit

Providence Health- is currently looking for a Pharmacist, PRN to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in hospital pharmacy, management, discharge counseling and education, and more.

Essential Functions: * Reviews direct oral or written doctor's orders against patient medication profile for appropriateness of drug and dosage regimen. * Maintenance of patient profile through computer order entry of new orders, order changes, etc. Maintenance of patient data (i.e. allergies) as required. * Contacts and confers with physicians and nurses with regard to medication orders which are either unclear or otherwise irregular as it relates to the drug, dose, or drug in relation to patient allergies or concurrent medications. Documents activity and follows up through resolution personally or confers with peers. * Checks all new and routine medication orders compounded or filled by pharmacy technicians or students in a timely manner. * Compounds and dispenses all dosage forms in a pharmaceutically elegant manner. Performs necessary calculations as required. * Primary daily responsibility in assigned area is to prioritize tasks, control workflow, and make decisions as it relates to operational issues. Ensures appropriate order turnaround time and delivery of drug to patient. Addresses problems and works toward their resolution either personally or through conference with peers. * Accurately fills, labels and dispenses in-patient and outpatient prescriptions and communicates with patients on correct use (when required). Maintains necessary records and documentation as required by law. * Researches, answers, documents drug information questions of pharmaceutical nature. Communicates answers to appropriate requestor. * Participates in all aspects of pharmacy CQI. This includes, but is not limited to medical error reporting, drug intervention documentation, data collection for DVE/ADR as required, and participation in decision-making regarding quality and operational issues. * Assists in maintaining inventory control and proper duty of all pharmaceuticals (including controlled substances) as per department procedure and maintains a cost-conscious attitude in all aspects of the job. * Monitor medication therapy for efficacy and safety in target patient populations as part of regular patient care unit-based practice.

  • Identify desired outcomes and contribute to the development of therapeutic plans.

  • Intervene to prevent adverse drug events and medication errors.

  • Ongoing collaboration with physicians, physician extenders, nurses, and other pharmacists is an essential facet of these processes.

    Minimum Work Experience: 3 years of experience preferred.

  • * Minimum Education: Graduate of a Pharm.D. or BS in Pharmacy. Program recognized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
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  • * Required Licenses: Active licensure as a Pharmacist in South Carolina.

Location: * *Providence Health- Downtown 2435 Forest Drive Columbia, SC 29204

Shift: Various with rotating weekends

Job: *Update to valid job fielda

Organization: *Providence Health

Title: Pharmacist - PRN (Downtown Campus)

Location: SC-Columbia

Requisition ID: 7477-5287

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