Pharmacist, COE in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Work-From-Home position- must reside and be licensed in South Carolina.

The COE Pharmacist is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and making recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. The COE pharmacist shall use the medication process to assess, plan, intervene when necessary, implement and evaluate patient care in compliance with client hospital policies, protocols and procedures.
Duties may include:

• Provide patient care activities to ensure safe and effective drug therapy 
• Be of service to patients, physicians, nurses and other pharmacists 
• Maintain and improve job knowledge, skills and competence 
• Prepare written or oral report at change of shift to communicate incomplete assignments and potential patient safety concerns to monitor in order to ensure continuity of medication therapy 
• Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of required job functions, internal communications and operating systems 
• Accurately enter orders in the computer in a timely manner 
• Support and assist in meeting departmental goals for order entry and clinical programs 
• Ensure facility procedures are followed when non-formulary drugs, target drugs, restricted drugs and investigational drugs are ordered 
• Initiate change in assignments based on workload and resources available 
• Screen for drug interactions, allergies, order duplications, appropriate diagnosis, renal and liver function prior to order entry 
• Assure facility queues are addressed in a timely manner 
• Investigate and report adverse drug events and medication incidents 
• Facilitate dissemination of drug information in a timely manner to achieve high quality, cost effective, positive therapeutic outcomes when consulted 
• Review and interpret all physician orders received, using the patient profile 
• Monitor for incompatibilities, concentration and rate on intravenous drugs 
• Participate in the maintenance of continuous quality improvement program 
• Assist in the development and review of COE protocols 
• Document clinical interventions and follow-up when indicated 
• Assess orders for age-specific appropriateness from neonatal through geriatric 
• Follow CSC pharmacy policies and procedures 
• Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Pharmacy Manager or Division Director of Pharmacy, in accordance with established facility hospital policies and requirements of accrediting bodies 

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college of pharmacy required
• Pharm.D. preferred

• One (1) year hospital experience preferred
• Meditech preferred

• Current State Pharmacy License required


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