Stormont Vail Health Clinical Pharmacists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients through optimizing medication therapy and promotes health, wellness and disease state prevention. Stormont Vail Health Clinical Pharmacist Specialist uphold American College of Clinical Pharmacist philosophy of pharmaceutical care; which is blending a caring orientation with specialized therapeutic knowledge, experience and judgment for the purpose of ensuring optimal patient outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist also contributes to the generation of new knowledge that advances health and quality of life.
SPECIFIC. Will provide services to patients from birth to death.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
As a central or decentralized pharmacist, review, interpret and verify provider medication orders making any recommendations and clinical interventions as necessary based on patient specific condition, disease state, age and other clinical factors. In a decentralized role will take responsibility for assigned area of coverage including attending multidisciplinary rounds, patient clinical review, and all operational aspects related to order verification and medication distribution.
Manage medication use including the compounding, preparation, selection, dispensing, storage and stocking of medications for the entire organization. In a decentralized role will be responsible for pharmacy operations and patient care in surgery, Infusion Center, Cancer Center and the Emergency Department.
Design, implement, and lead pharmacy initiatives in alignment with the department and organization mission, vision and structure to include finance, clinical, safety, automation, population health, and performance improvement. Work with other pharmacy leaders to collect, organize and effectively use date from initiatives to drive change and improvements.
Address and complete provider consults proficiently, provide drug information to healthcare professionals and education to patients.
Educate and train pharmacy personnel, healthcare professionals and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Kansas and meet the following criteria:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy.
A minimum of three (3) years of relevant acute care pharmacy experience or has successfully completed a Post Graduate-Year 1 accredited pharmacy practice residency.
Board Certification is required within one year of employment
Successful completion of a Post Graduate Year 2 accredited pharmacy practice residency program.
Certificates and Licenses:
Eligible for licensure in the state of Kansas. Must obtain active license within 60 days of employment. Failure to obtain active licensure within designated time frame will result in termination.
Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support and vaccine certification is required within one year of employment.
About Stormont Vail Health
Stormont Vail Health is a nonprofit integrated health system that has been serving the health care needs of Kansas for more than 130 years. It is comprised of Stormont Vail Hospital, a 586-bed acute care hospital, and Cotton O’Neil Clinic, a multi-specialty physician group with more than 260 physicians. Nearly 5,000 employees provide care and support services for patients in the hospital.
As a Magnet®-designated hospital, we offer superior access to specialty services that are not otherwise available in our service region.
Most notably, we were the first health system in Kansas to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, which allows our providers to connect with Mayo Clinic’s experts for second opinions or specialty consults, offering world class care right here at home.