Southeast Health is seeking a pharmacist to join our dynamic pharmacy team. This individual will be responsible for the provision of safe, appropriate and cost-effective medication therapy to patients.
The ideal candidate should have advanced post graduate training or equivalent experience and possess a broad scope of pharmacotherapy knowledge and skill for providing direct patient care as well as providing complex, in-depth clinical services. In addition to providing consultation to the staff and to clients, rotation in a central pharmacy staffing component is required.
Clinical Pharmacist Responsibilities:
Works with the Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator to coordinate, expand and deliver pharmacy services with Southeast Health
Monitors patients in a specific unit/specialty service which includes collecting patient-specific data, performing relevant physical assessments, interviewing patients, and identifying patient goals of therapy
Assesses patient-specific medical problems, prioritizes medical problems based on urgency and severity and identifies preventive and health maintenance issues
Evaluates patient-specific drug therapy and therapeutic problems by evaluating appropriateness of drug therapy, assessing effectiveness, and identifying potential interactions or adverse effects
Designs a comprehensive drug therapy plan for patient-specific problems and persuasively justifies recommendations based on patient-specific pharmacologic, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, pharmacogenomic, pharmacoeconomic, ethical, legal and evidence-based information.
Documents clinical interventions in a timely and professional manner
Monitors and reports drug errors, adverse drug reactions, allergies, and patient adherence issues
Collaborates with patients, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals
Assists in developing and maintaining the drug formulary for Southeast Health as well as provides education for physician and other healthcare providers regarding additions and revisions to the formulary. Includes preparing drug monographs and cost analysis for presentation to committees, staff, physicians and other staff
Reviews and evaluate requests for non-formulary and restricted drugs
Evaluates medical information and retrieves biomedical literature using appropriate search strategies and interprets biomedical literature with regard to study design, methodology, statistical analysis, significance of reported data, and conclusions
Possesses knowledge of current evidence-based practice and serves as a drug information resource for other healthcare providers and team members
Represents Pharmacy Services on various committees, staff meetings and professional meetings as needed as it relates to the pharmacy area of practice/specialty
Coordinates continuing education activities for medical and nursing staff; orients new employees on pharmacy practices and procedures. Includes participation in journal clubs, and provides in-services to professional staff
Assists in establishing and supervising record keeping, auditing a required by county, state and federal laws
Participates and contributes to ongoing performance improvement projects for the pharmaceutical care services provided
Serves as a preceptor to pharmacy residents and students
Performs other duties as required based on the needs of the department and under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
Participation in a rotating central pharmacy staffing assignment with other pharmacist staff
A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree is preferred. Successful completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent clinical experience in direct patient care delivery preferred. Completion of a PGY2 Residency, fellowship, and/or board certification is preferred.
At SoutheastHEALTH, the region’s premier healthcare system in Southeast Missouri, our patients receive excellent care of the highest clinical quality, close to home. Within our network are more than 50 care locations in 10 communities. These include hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics that represent over 30 clinical specialties and extend care for patients in a four-state area. Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau has been a trusted health care resource in the community for nearly 100 years.
Cape Girardeau is a vibrant college town, located just 90 minutes south of St. Louis on the Mississippi River. We are a regional destination for healthcare, employment, entertainment, education and shopping. Cape Girardeau is home to an excellent public school system along with multiple parochial and private schools. Love the arts? Enjoy the concerts, performing arts and other cultural events offered by Southeast Missouri State University or stroll our downtown area during the monthly art walk. Twenty-three parks are maintained in Cape Girardeau making sports, biking, fishing and other outdoor activities close to your home. Combine all these benefits with a low cost of living and short commute and you will agree Cape Girardeau is a great place to live, work and play.