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Pharmacy Resident

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**Candidates interested in the Pharmacy Resident Program must also apply in PhORCAS in addition to the St. Vincent Healthcare application.**
**Candidates interested in the Pharmacy Resident Program must also apply in PhORCAS in addition to the St. Vincent Healthcare application.**
 
 
In this position, the Pharmacist plays an integral role in the coordination and provision of medication management services throughout the hospital and utilizes drug knowledge and clinical skills to enhance optimal drug therapy for patients.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Drug Distribution, Clinical and Intervention Responsibility
  • Interacts with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to ensure that medications are appropriately prescribed and monitored to avoid drug allergies, drug interactions, drug contraindications, drug duplications, and drug dosages outside established guidelines.  Documents all interventions.
  • Collaborates with the patient and other health care professionals involved with the medication use system to prevent medication errors.
  • Documents, reviews and assesses suspected adverse drug reactions.
  • Provides accurate written and verbal drug information to health care professionals, patients and family.
  • Follows formulary management policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of operational applications of departmental computer systems including identification and resolution of system issues.  Accurately utilizes computer systems in the medication management process.
  • Participates in departmental work groups to contribute to process improvements and strategic planning.
Documentation/Training
  • Presents educational topics to hospital staff and the community
  • Completes training and education programs to maintain licensure and to enhance knowledge and practice skills.
  • Successful completion of all St. Vincent PGY1 residency program required outcomes/goals and residency projects

The information above is for summary purposes and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (or Bachelor of Science) from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy degree program (Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred)
  • Current Montana Pharmacist Licensure or eligibility for licensure.  
  • Current BLS certification or ability to obtain at next class offering.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn new applications relevant to the position

**Candidates interested in the Pharmacy Resident Program must also apply in PhORCAS in addition to the St. Vincent Healthcare application.**

Organization: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
Primary Location: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB-Med Ed-Pharmacy Residency
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17008647
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