AllianceHealth Ponca City
Location Ponca City, OK (AllianceHealth Ponca City)
Department Pharmacy Services
Compounds and dispenses prescribed drugs in a healthcare facility environment. Responsible for transferring prescriptions, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Requires a bachelor's degree and/or an advanced degree in pharmacy and is licensed to practice. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Requires appropriate license for practicing state. Must be or be willing to relocate to within a 30 minute radius of work site.
The Staff Pharmacist functions as a direct Supervisor over support personnel on their shift and serves as a liaison between the Pharmacy and the departments served by the Pharmacy. Primary responsibilities include medication order processing, medication dispensing, monitoring appropriateness of medication therapy, MAR accuracy, medication storage and adequacy, training support personnel and newly hired pharmacists, patient teaching, compliance with laws and rules governing pharmacy practice, compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures, suggesting, writing, and updating polices, investigating incident reports, and monitoring departmental maintenance. The Staff Pharmacist exemplifies through values, beliefs and practices, a Customer Service Care philosophy toward patients, visitors/families, physicians, department-to-department and staff-to-staff and demonstrates in verbal interactions and nonverbal behavior, compassion, respect and an understanding of human worth, dignity and spirit. Assists with Performance Improvement, Drug Utilization Evaluation, Medication incident reporting and follow up. Helps maintain adequate but minimal inventory. Provides input for the peer review of employees. Handles special problems that arise primarily relating to medication dispensing and administration.
Must be able to be on call and be able to respond to site within 30 minutes.