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Inpatient/Ambulatory Pharmacist

Company: CARLE
Location: Hoopeston
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The - Hoopeston Hospital & Watseka - Clinic pharmacist provides direct patient care and comprehensive medication management for patients in the ambulatory and hospital setting with acute and chronic health conditions. The pharmacist analyzes clinical data from multiple sources and utilizes best-practices to assist in developing pharmacotherapy recommendations that encompass population health, quality management, and care management. The pharmacist will provide direct patient care related to medication prescribing, administration, and monitoring within a care team model and provides clinical expertise to assist the care team in completion of their duties. The Hoopeston Hospital /Watseka - Clinic pharmacist is responsible for support of providers with the medication reconciliation process in the inpatient setting and outpatient ambulatory setting.

  • Provide comprehensive medication managment including conducting thorough medication reconciliation, performing clinical interventions, working to reduce polypharmacy, reduce and identify adverse drug reactions, and refer patients to pertinent clinics (i.e. anticoagulation).
  • Involved in development, implementation and evaluation of patient care services in the inpatient and ambulatory setting.
  • Performs medication utilization evaluations.
  • Serves as drug information resource for other healthcare providers and departments.
  • Maintains current knowledge of and ensures compliance with government and commercial regulations.
  • Conducts comprehensive medication reviews at the request of provider.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for various committees or subcommittees requiring pharmacy knowledge.
  • Precepts pharmacy residents and students
  • Assists in training of new employees as assigned
  • Other job duties as assigned
    • Drug information management: Educate other healthcare professionals on changes in medication therapy guidelines and pertinent clinical trials
    • Patient counseling
    • Work closely with providers and other healthcare workers to ensure medication lists are accurate and complete
    • Evaluate and initiate cost savings strategies for the designated sites
    • Assist in the development of clinical guidelines and smart sets as related to appropriate drug therapy
    • Work closely with providers and other healthcare workers to ensure medication lists are accurate and complete

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Inpatient/Ambulatory Pharmacist, Healthcare , Hoopeston, Illinois

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