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Pharmacist

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center and Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are: - - - - - -From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving art and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training - And much more--- - - -Position Summary: - - - - -Sovah Danville is seeking a full-time Pharmacist to coordinate and provide the pharmaceutical care of patients. Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders. -Acts as a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff, and ancillary department personnel. -Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing related duties, such as kinetic dosing and monitoring with follow-up for optimum medication therapy.Manages drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent, and resolve potential or actual drug-related problems.Provides drug information and education or in-service on medication therapy and medication procedures to medical staff, healthcare professionals, patients, and pharmacy students.Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.Evaluate medication orders for accuracy and completeness before order entry. Checks for accuracy after filling by technicians.Maintains adequate knowledge of pharmacy automated systems and computer software.Manages systems for storage, preparation, and dispensing of medicinal agents using appropriate techniques and following hospital and department policies and procedures and oversees technical personnel who may be involved with these processes.Retrieves, analyzes, evaluates, and interprets scientific literature to provide accurate, concise, applicable, and timely drug information responses to healthcare professionals, patients, and pharmacy students.Monitors, evaluates, and intervenes in patient pharmacotherapy to ensure effective, safe, and cost-effective patient care.Applies clinical pharmacokinetic data to promote effective economical therapeutic formulary medication regimens.Minimum Education:
Graduate of a Program in Pharmacy required.Bachelor's degree required.Master's or Doctor of Pharmacy preferred. - -Required Skills:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. -Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity and appropriateness of care to the patients of Sovah Health Danville. - -Required -Licenses/Certifications:
Licensure by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Pharmacist, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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