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Student Pharmacist - Per Diem, Variable Shift - Highline

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/16/2017
Job Title: 
Student Pharmacist - Per Diem, Variable Shift - Highline
Job Category:   Clinical:Pharmacist
Location:   Burien
Job Description:   **Student Pharmacist - Per Diem, Variable Shift - Highline** **Description** **JOB SUMMARY:** Performs a variety of tasks in support of the daily workflow of the pharmacy to include the appropriate distribution of drug therapy in compliance with state and federal laws and in accordance with FHS policies and procedures. Incumbents are accountable for 1) preparing and dispensing prescribed medications for patients, 2) performing compounding of medications, 3) providing advice for non-prescription medications, 4) taking inventory and tracking medication and supply orders, and 4) following up on payments, and 5) performing routine clerical/administrative tasks. Incumbents may counsel patients on the proper use of medications and oversee the operational dispensary. Incumbents are also accountable for: maintaining a clean and safe environment; using appropriate aseptic technique; handling controlled substances appropriately; completing all educational modules; attending regular staff meetings; keeping abreast of departmental changes/current FHS policy and procedures and The Joint Commission requirements. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Prepares, distributes and delivers medications in accordance with **American Society of Health-System Pharmacists** ( **ASHP** ) guidelines. + Receives prescription requests from patient floors; provides first line screening for medication order errors, drug or allergy contraindications, and processing non-formulary drug requests. + Verifies information on prescriptions for accuracy; alerts the pharmacist to patient-specific data indicating potential medication misadventure. + Processes physician medication orders for review by a pharmacist to include packaging, reconstituting, compounding IV admix medications, and flavoring; Mixes compound ingredients for liquid products, suspensions, ointments, mixes, or blends for tablet granulations and capsule powders. + Distributes medication to the patient care areas via automated and non-automated distribution systems. + Coordinates the workflow of the IV room and maintains a clean IV admixture area. Performs clerical and administrative tasks in support of the day to day operations of the department. + Prioritizes and organizes daily work for optimal operations of pharmacy. + Documents quality assurance data. + Performs data entry, and record keeping functions. + Enters required data into systems to ensure appropriate insurance billing. + Participates in the on-boarding of new Technicians. Maintains proper stock levels in assigned pharmacy locations. + Tracks medication and supply orders and stocks. + Assists in keeping inventory at acceptable levels. Operates and maintains automated dispensing devices + May perform general maintenance as required on pumps, homogenizers, filter presses, tablet compression machines, etc. + May problem solve for operation and maintenance of all automated systems in the Pharmacy. Performs related duties as required. **Qualifications** MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: **Education/Work Experience Requirements** Current enrollment in an ACPE accredited pharmacy school. **Licensure/Certification** + Licensed as a Pharmacy Intern by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy. + Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. **Job** Pharmacy **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-BURIEN-HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** Variable **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Every Other **Req ID:** 2017-R0124516
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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