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Pharmacist-Hospital

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 25254922

Posted On 12/13/2022

Job Overview

Overview

We are looking for a part-time Pharmacist to join our team. Work hours will vary, primarily days, but will flex to evenings and weekends as needed, for 16 hours per pay period, and as needed.

As a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team, the Hospital Pharmacist works with providers to determine optimal therapy and dosing of medications while guiding nurses and other clinical staff on administration, interactions, compatibilities, and side effects. The Pharmacist provides safe, accurate and optimal medication regimens throughout the inpatient stay while following all Federal and State regulations.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a  Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022  by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience  a culture  guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive  Total Rewards  program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.  https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

Responsibilities

Product Verification

  • Ensures medication being dispensed is accurate and in date.
  • Ensures provider orders are checked for appropriate dosing, interactions, and overall appropriateness.
  • Ensures medications are secure and not accessed by individuals who shouldn’t have access.

Clinical Services

  • Provides accurate admission medication reconciliation.
  • Provides dose adjustments, route changes, and antibiotic recommendations.
  • Participates in groups and or committees relating to medications.

Development and Education

  • Educates patients and staff on medications or medication classes.
  • Provides continuing education within the department to enhance staff knowledge.
  • Participates in the pharmacy college student rotation program.
  • Ensures proper storage, preparation, transport, and disposal of medications within the hospital.
  • Delegates and provide direction to pharmacy technicians in the absence of the Director of Pharmacy.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD from accredited College of Pharmacy

Completion of a hospital-based or other applicable residency program

Experience:

1 year of prior hospital experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

Current licensure in good standing with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

· Microsoft Office - basic skills.

· Customer/patient focused.

· Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Area of Interest: Pharmacy;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .20;
  • Department: Pharmacy;
  • Shift: Hours will vary, mostly days with evenings and weekends possible as needed, for 16 hours per pay period.;
  • Job ID: 124969;

Primary Contact

13511

Michelle Pickel

HR Recruiter, HR

563-589-2608

Phone

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Phone

Fax

michelle.pickel@unitypoint.org

Email

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care
Information Technology/Telecommunications

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Part Time


Qualifications

Education

Bachelors

Company ID

168

Job REQ #

25254922

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221213

End Date

20230221

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UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

About the Company

A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/employment-opportunities to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.