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Internal Number: R79918
This position supports the Bone Marrow Transplant and Oncology programs at Primary Children’s Hospital. The BMT/Oncology pharmacy team consists of seven specialized clinical pharmacists. Each clinical pharmacist demonstrates consistent application of knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate, safe, efficient, effective, and cost-effective pharmaceutical care in the scope of their particular assignment. This position is responsible for the care of patients as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team.
Intermountain Health was recognized by former President Obama as one of the top 3 model healthcare systems in the nation. We work in conjunction with the University of Utah Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology physician group to deliver high valued individualized care for our patients. Primary Children’s Hospital has the largest referral area of any Children’s Oncology Group site. We are also the top enrolling Children’s Oncology Group site and see over 200 newly diagnosed oncology patients annually.
Provides accurate drug information to other health professionals and patients to assure safe and appropriate use of medications. Serves on committees as a resource on drugs and/or pharmacy policies as required.
Participates in the multidisciplinary team to provide feasible therapeutic recommendations and alternatives that improve patient drug therapy. This may include drug, dosage form, dose, route, dosage interval and duration. Monitors physician orders to ensure safe, correct, and appropriate use of medications. Monitors, documents and evaluates patient response, drug effects, and adverse medication events. Manages collaborative practice agreements within nutrition, anticoagulation, and antimicrobial clinical areas.
Actively participates in department cost savings initiatives. Participates in organization surveys (Joint Commission or other applicable regulatory agencies) or audit inspections. Maintains quality in the department through completion of quality control check logs and other quality/clinical documentation. Takes responsibility for assuring quality improvement projects are developed, implemented and completed.
Trains and supervises new pharmacy technicians, student-interns, pharmacy students and other supportive staff as needed. Participates and supports the training programs and mentorship of students and residents.
Is knowledgeable and compliant with State and Federal laws, regulations, pharmacy policies, procedures and standard operating procedures, formulary and pertinent Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Provides professional service to all patients, families, and healthcare providers with whom they work with.
Current license as a Pharmacist by state in which one practices. - and - Controlled substance license. - and - Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.
PGY2 Residency in either oncology or pediatrics or five years experience in an institutional pharmacy environment.
About Intermountain Health - Primary Children's Hospital
Based in Utah with locations in seven states and additional operations across the western U.S., Intermountain Healthcare is a nonprofit system of 33 hospitals, 385 clinics, medical groups with some 3,800 employed physicians and advanced practice providers, a health plans division called SelectHealth with more than 1 million members, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is committed to improving community health and is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes at sustainable costs.