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Clinical Pharmacist

Shenandoah Medical Center
Shenandoah, Iowa, US
Closing date
Oct 4, 2023

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Clinical Pharmacist
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1. Review and prepare medications to be dispensed.

  • Review medical records of patients to determine the appropriateness of medication therapy.
  • Consults with the healthcare team on medication dosages, side effects, correct administration, etc.
  • Ensures correct selection of dosage, form, strength and quantity prepared by a pharmacy technician to be dispensed within the facility.
  • Reviews new medication orders via CPOE and transcribes written medication orders when appropriate.
  • Prepares and reviews intravenous (IV) admixtures.
  • Prepares and dispenses hazardous IV admixtures Maintains hazardous medication inventory levels and outdates.
2. Assists in overseeing the SMC Anticoagulation Clinic.
  • Monitors INR results of patients who are referred to the SMC anticoagulation clinic, both in person and over the phone.
  • Consults with providers when appropriate according to policies and procedures.
  • Documents all therapy changes and prescription refills in the electronic health record.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service to patients.
3. Actively participates in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide recommendations on medication therapy to other healthcare team members when necessary.
  • Assist/educate nursing staff with the medication administration processes.
  • Perform discharge counseling and other medication education to patients in the facility.
4. Assists the director of pharmacy in administrative duties.
  • Performs daily audit of all controlled substance transactions within the facility.
  • Assists in maintaining the hospital drug formulary through the P&T committee.
  • Assists in maintaining compliance with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations.
  • Oversees and maintains compliance with current USP guidelines.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

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