HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacist Long Term Care (Mid Shift) in Wichita, Kansas

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Wesley Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, WESLEYCare and Pediatric Center of Kansas.

The Staff Clinical Pharmacist, under general supervision of a Pharmacy Manager, is responsible for directly overseeing and participating in all aspects of the hospital medication use system. Must take personal responsibility and accountability for patient medication related outcomes. should represent themselves; the pharmacy department, and the medical center in a positive and courteous manner, assisting all customers promptly. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Pharmacy services are provided 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Schedule may vary according to the needs of the medical center/department and may include weekend, shift, holiday, on-call, and additional hours.

  • Interprets medication orders (verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles timely and accurately; maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles

  • Delivers clinical, patient medication problem based care according to the standards defined within the American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP) and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Standards

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in pharmacy practice

  • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others

  • Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are made as a patient advocate

  • Collaborates with the patient, significant other, and healthcare providers in providing patient care

  • Supports and promotes the organization's safety and risk management programs

  • Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures; state/federal laws, regulations promulgated by the government or other third parties; TJC and ASHP standards

  • Recommends drug discontinuation or dosage alteration when indicated

  • Evaluates drug therapy orders for appropriateness of dosage, route, interval, schedule, and duration throughout patient's hospital course; makes recommendations for change when appropriate

  • Directs and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner

  • Obtains and uses clinical lab data to evaluate appropriateness of drug product selection and/or dosage regimen

  • Contributes to the quality and effective operations of the department

  • Completes and documents inspection of liaison areas, if assigned

  • Effectively communicates oral and/or written therapeutic recommendations or other aspects of drug therapy to patients, if assigned

  • Selects drug products or processes that are effective, cost beneficial, and promote patient compliance

  • Participates actively and consistently I pharmacy programs designed to reduce medication related costs

  • Identifies and assists with implementation of core practice changes within the assigned area

  • Provides documentation of unique interventions or interactions with physicians that significantly impact the care of the patient, excluding situations identified by Meditech; policy and procedure, etc

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

  • Current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Kansas

  • Current Basic Life support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy (WFH Pharmacists exempt)

Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification

  • Current Advances Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course, as specified in policy

  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) verification course, as specified in policy

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) verification course, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience

  • Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy

Preferred Education or Experience

  • PhamD

  • Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1)

  • Pharmacy Specialty Residency Program (PGY2)

  • Previous hospital experience

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

  • Knowledge of State and Federal laws, TJC, and professional practice standards

Title: Pharmacist Long Term Care (Mid Shift)

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-15892