HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Pharmacist PRN in Kansas City, Missouri

Research Medical Center – Kansas City, MO

Clinical Pharmacist

/ At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life / . Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, Research Medical Center embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses. To ensure that we exceed our patients’ health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties. Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees? Apply here today!

About Research Medical Center

Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886—and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.

The hospital, which offers medical and health clinic services across three Kansas City locations, including the main campus on Meyer Boulevard, the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus on Rockhill Road and Research Psychiatric Center, a Campus of Research Medical Center on 63rd Street. Research Medical Center features a broad range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art services including a Level I Trauma Center; Cycle IV Chest Pain Center; Neuroscience Institute; Level 1 TCD-designated Stroke Center and the region’s first Accredited Primary Stroke Center; TIA Clinic; Grossman Burn Center; Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Research Medical Center; Obstetrics; Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Transplant Institute; and Orthopedics, among others.

Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don’t rest on them—instead, our team members put excellence into action.

Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA’s tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.

Recently named America’s Coolest City . Learn more about living in KC . http://www.thinkkc.com/with/HCAMidwest Learn more about working at Research Medical Center: https://youtu.be/Fw3QzBWqv7s?list=PLk-G53deONPl6I_aLN2MJrZKGABPNCyWo

Research Medical Center is currently looking for a Clinical Pharmacist .

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing all levels of pharmacy clinical services. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions as well as supporting all aspects of pharmacy operations.

SUPERVISOR Pharmacy Director, Pharmacy Operations Manager /Pharmacy Clinical Manager

SUPERVISES Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns

KEY INTERACTIONS Pharmacists, Pharmacy technicians, Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns and other Facility Staff

DUTIES (INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO): * Interpret orders and transcribes or verifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system

  • Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals

  • Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose

  • Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.

  • Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection

  • Attend and actively participate in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds

  • Support the hospital formulary decision process by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations

  • Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients

  • Actively participate in pharmacy clinical services such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as defined by Pharmacy Leadership.

  • Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs

  • Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely. Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to insure accurate and appropriate documentation and provide summary reports (if assigned)

  • Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives.

  • Complete notification reports regarding medication errors and adverse drug reactions

  • Participate in the data collection of drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug reactions, and pharmacy quality initiatives

  • Participate in the training of new pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians

  • Participate in preceptorship of pharmacy students and/or residents

  • Maintain professional competency sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility

  • Has knowledge of the patient populations served and apply that knowledge in the care of those patients

  • Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems

  • Effectively supervise pharmacy operation activities and provides support to the whole pharmacy team

  • Compliant with facility pharmacy schedule to work physically at patient care areas to interact with medical staff, nurses and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Effectively and proactively intervene in conflicts between pharmacy and medical staff regarding drug therapy issue resolutions.

  • Train and participate with Disaster Team drills and real-event response as assigned

  • Train and participate with Code Teams as assigned. Obtain and maintain BLS-ACLS or PALS current certification as appropriate.

  • Maintain appropriate controlled substance records. Work with the Pharmacy Director and appropriate manager to identify processes to meet or exceed all controlled substance diversion prevention and monitoring standards.

  • Comply with all regulatory standards. Work with the Pharmacy Director to identify and develop processes to meet or exceed all regulatory standards.

  • Prioritize work and lead others to comply with facility medication turn-around time policy and procedure.

  • Identify areas for improved efficiency

  • Supervise and assist pharmacy technicians and other support staff effectively if/when assigned

  • Participate in establishing pharmacy goals and objectives and assist in their implementation

  • Participate with various nursing and medical staff committees as necessary

  • Participate in the continuous quality review of order sets and/or computer drug entries

  • Participate in the continuous quality improvement of pharmacy operations (operational/clinical)

  • Provide input for improving pharmacy computer system programs relating to pharmacy, nursing and physician programs

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Practice and adhere to the “ Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources

  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely

  • Judgment – Makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible and reliable.

  • Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting or exceeding expectations.

  • Interpersonal Skills – able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties

  • PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required

  • Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems

  • Basic Skills – able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spellcorrectly and transcribe accurately

    EDUCATION

  • B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy, a Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy is preferred

    EXPERIENCE

  • At least one of the following:

  • Minimum of 1 year of hospital clinical pharmacy experience or at least 2 years of general hospital pharmacy experience required; preferably within area of focus

  • Completion of hospital PGY1/ pharmacy general practice residency or fellowship highly preferred

  • Specialty BCPS certification preferred

  • Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP)

    CERTIFICATE/LICENSE

  • Active pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate Missouri State Board of Pharmacy o May be obtained within 90 days of hire

  • Missouri Medications Therapy Management Certification to be Obtained within one (1) year of hire

Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech

Title: Clinical Pharmacist PRN

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09727-48336