Clinical Pharmacist - Downtown 5627 in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

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Job Description

Providence Health

About Providence Health: At Providence, a  Clinical Pharmacist is more than a career… it’s a calling. We are searching the Midlands for a Pharmacist that exude our mission of Making Communities Healthier by Extending Christ’s Healing Ministry.

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- Downtown -  is currently looking for a Clinical Pharmacist. The ideal candidate will have previous experience at a similar size hospital or organization.  

Essential Functions:

  • 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
  • Augment the continuum of patient care during interdisciplinary conferences (e.g., LOS) and team-based rounds through expertise in the clinical application of medication therapy.
  • Review medication orders for appropriateness, completeness, and safety. Apply current clinical data and evidence-based methods to improve medication use in various patient populations. Assist in maintaining accurate patient medication profiles. Document activity, corresponding follow-up, and outcomes. Promote formulary system management.
  • Perform medication reconciliation audits
  • Provide straightforward, adequate, and timely drug information and clinical consultation to patient care providers throughout the organization.
  • Participate in formal medication use evaluations; apply information discovered from these assessments to promote the rational, safe, and cost-effective selection of medications.

Job Requirements

Minimum Work Experience:

Completion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) –

accredited, postgraduate residency and/or a minimum of 1-3 years’ of experience in

inpatient/acute care clinical pharmacy practice.

One or more years’ of  experience in hospital pharmacy or as hospital pharmacy student.

 

 

 

Minimum Education:

Graduate of a Pharm.D., Master's Degree, or PhD program with clinical pharmacy practice concentration.

Program recognized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). 

 

Required Licenses:

[South Carolina, United States] Pharmacists

Active licensure as a pharmacist in South Carolina.

Location:

Providence Health Downtown

2435 Forest Drive

Columbia, SC 29204

 


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