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AdventHealth Pharmacist PT Days South Overland Park in Overland Park, Kansas


Pharmacist - AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: South Overland Park, KS

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time


You Will Be Responsible For:

Pharmacy Operations

Actively performs all pharmacy functions and maintains active proficiency in:

· Standard work parameters

· Operational programs

· Dispensing and compounding systems

· Hospital computer systems

· Medication ordering systems

Maintains operational proficiency to provide coverage of (at least two areas):

· Central Pharmacy

· IV Room

· Oncology Pharmacy Satellite

· Operating Room Satellite

· CVICU Pharmacy Satellite

Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

· Accurately interprets electronic records

· Maintains expertise in Cerner processes

· Manages proper and complete patient profile record

Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and dispensing of patient‐specific medication doses

· Manages medication dispensing activities

· Ensures accuracy of all medication products prepared for dispensing

· Oversees oral and injectable product compounding

· Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

Pharmacy Practice

  • Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems

  • Improper drug, dose, or dosage form selection

  • Dose frequency or timing

  • Subtherapeutic dosage

  • Over dosage

  • Adverse drug reactions or drug allergy

  • Drug interactions

  • Therapeutic duplication

  • Failure to receive drugs

  • Untreated indications

  • Medication use without an indication

  • Treatment failures

  • Proficiently verifies/enters medication orders and proactively communicates with medical staff to resolve problem medication orders

  • Incorrect medication orders

  • Ambiguous medication orders

  • Non-formulary medication orders

  • Home medication use requests

  • Inappropriate therapy

  • Provides patient‐centered care services

  • Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy

  • Initiates and facilitates appropriate therapy based on age, disease, and drug considerations

  • Promotes cost-effective drug therapy and actively participates in stewardship activities and restricted medication/surveillance programs

  • Initiates and facilitates appropriate drug dosing and manages medication-related pharmacist consults (as appropriate for assignments):

  • Pharmacokinetic monitoring

  • Renal dosing

  • Nutritional support & TPN management

  • Anticoagulation therapy

  • Antimicrobial therapy

  • Blood product therapy

  • Hematopoietic growth factor therapy

  • Glycemic management

  • Pain management

  • Patient education and counseling

  • Medication histories

  • Sedation/delirium management

  • Facilitates medication safety practices

  • Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential and actual adverse drug events, adverse drug reactions, and medication errors

  • Documents pharmacist interventions and appropriately documents in the patient medical record

  • Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development

  • Maintains personal continuing education plan including documentation of an annual self-evaluation and plan for self-development

  • Completes rigorous CE modules as part of state pharmacist licensure renewal (e.g. PSAP)

  • Clinical Pharmacy Services

  • Provides primary coverage of direct patient care programs and multidisciplinary services

  • Provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs

  • Places practice priority on the delivery of patient-centered care

  • Identifies high-risk patients and implements interventions to improve quality and safety

  • Makes appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication recommendations

  • Provides effective medication education and counseling to patients and caregivers

  • Proficiently maintains patient information and efficiently evaluates patients’ health care needs

  • Establishes collaborative pharmacist -patient relationships

  • Formulates patient problem lists and accurate medication histories

  • Monitors and tracks patients’ changing health care needs and implements, evaluates, and redesigns pharmaceutical care plans based on patient progress and evolving goals

  • Works as an active member of pharmacy clinical programs

  • Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

  • Collaborates with care providers and Pharmacists to optimize care and improve services

  • Provides general coverage of decentralized pharmacy practice areas

  • Provides medication order verification in decentralized areas as assigned and supports other areas as needed

  • Actively participates in clinical pharmacy programs and pharmacist consult programs (as defined in Pharmacy Practice Expectations)

  • Maintains proficiency to practice in decentralized areas of (at least one division):

  • Cardiology Pharmacy Division

  • Critical Care Pharmacy Division

  • Internal Medicine Pharmacy Division

  • Neuroscience Pharmacy Division

  • Oncology Pharmacy Division

  • Surgery Pharmacy Division

  • Maintains proficiency to practice in (at least two areas, different than Division above):

  • Cardiology decentralized units

  • Critical Care decentralized units

  • Internal Medicine decentralized units

  • Neuroscience decentralized units

  • Oncology decentralized units

  • Surgery decentralized units

  • Facilitates assigned patient service lines and therapeutic areas and assumes responsibility for the outcomes of the pharmacy care programs in assigned practice areas

  • Oversees and facilitates the pharmaceutical care programs and activities within assigned services

  • Assures pharmacy care programs are meeting the needs of patients

  • Assures pharmacy is an integral part of the health-care delivery system

  • Enhances pharmacy services

  • Identifies opportunities to improve the medication use system and benchmarks service lines against best practice

  • Designs and implements new stewardship activities and restriction/surveillance programs

  • Implements new pharmacy programs to promote optimal med usage and outcomes

  • Tracks and benchmarks assigned pharmacy programs for operational, quality, and financial efficiency

  • Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

  • Presents to assigned areas on time, ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

  • Adheres to lunch and break schedule

  • Assures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

  • Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

  • Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift

  • Reviews and catches up the rejected order queue as well as medication-related products to be checked (patient-specific doses, Pyxis fills, med batches, trays, etc.) prior to departing from shift

  • Supports other pharmacy operations and areas outside of current assignment

  • Collaborates regarding medication order verification and medication availability

  • Communicates with appropriate pharmacist regarding problem orders or patient care requests

  • Provides coverage of medication order verification when areas are uncovered, or team needs support

  • Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

  • Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)

  • Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts


What You Will Need:

· Bachelor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, or other advanced pharmacy degree

· PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or three years of clinical pharmacy experience

  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Applicable State Pharmacy License

Job Summary:

The Clinical Pharmacist shall support the mission of the hospital and pharmacy department by preventing, identifying and resolving drug related problems to assure patient safety, improve patient satisfaction and minimize costs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth S Overland Park

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.