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Employer:  Mountain States Health Alliance
Facility:  Johnston Memorial Hospital
City:  Abingdon
State:  Virginia (VA)
Position type:  Full-Time

SCOPE OF POSITION

The staff pharmacist shall be responsible for the provision of pharmacy services/pharmaceutical care encompassing the service's Scope of Care for the patients of related facility/facilities. These services will include, but not be limited to, the dispensing and compounding of both sterile and non-sterile medication dosage forms. Personal characteristics necessary for the successful performance of the position of staff pharmacist include attention to detail, flexibility, cooperation, and willingness to work as part of a team. The staff pharmacist should be committed to the continual updating of his/her education in a constantly developing profession. He/She should demonstrate good communication skills, should be able to comply with 24-hour pharmacy coverage, and should be knowledgeable about medication preparation, drug utilization, drug information, and medication therapy review related to the neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient age groups.

He/She should support the Mountain States Health Alliance Mission, Vision, and Values and shall be committed to the improvement of care quality via the organization's Performance Improvement Initiatives.
 

Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI).  The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI.

 


MSHA expects all team members to support the VOS initiative by demonstrating awareness of the VOS system and effectively applying it to his/her work.


Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI). The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
The staff pharmacist reports to the Director of Pharmacy Services and his/her designee. The position supervises the activities of pharmacy technicians and transporters assigned to the work area. In the absence of the director, this position may be required to temporarily function as pharmacist-in-charge .

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
1) The staff pharmacist must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council for Pharmaceutical Education, and hold or be eligible for (current) licensure by the appropriate state's Board of Pharmacy. (Licensure must be obtained within 90 days of hire date.) Education and training should include capabilities/competencies to provide pharmaceutical care for patients of all age groups. Previous institutional pharmacy experience is highly desirable for candidates for this position. The staff pharmacist must demonstrate proficiency in related information systems hardware/software.
2) Graduate of a four-year college of pharmacy with the Pharm D. degree as the terminal degree are desirable candidates. Special consideration will be given to pharmacists who have previous institutional pharmacy experience.


Lori English

Mountain States Health Alliance

Corporate HR | General Recruiter

EnglishLA@msha.com


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