St. Peters Health Pharmacist Ambulatory Clinical - .8 FTE (Exempt) 7031.284 in Helena, Montana
Our Mission, Vision, and Values
Mission St. Peter's Health partners with our patients and the community to provide exceptional and compassionate health care.
Vision To be the “gold standard” for health care in Montana.
People First: caring culture that protects its team members
Strategic Plan: visionary and forward-looking focus
Operational Excellence: maximum efficiency and stewardship of resources
Innovation & Technology: state-of-the-art methods and tools for delivering care
Quality Management System: system of standards to consistently achieve high quality outcomes
Healthy Communities: meaningful impact on our community’s health and well-being
JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): Under the direction of the Director of Clinic Quality and the Director of Pharmacy, the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining pharmacist-managed ambulatory care services at St. Peter’s Health Medical Group as part of a team-based patient care model. Supports Rheumatology Specialty Pharmacy
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Develops and implements drug protocols and collaborative practice agreements
Monitors drug therapy according to established protocols and documents all patient care activities
Coordinates with scheduling and billing to optimize workflow, productivity, and reimbursement
Collaborates with members of the care team to optimize patient outcomes
Establishes quality measures, monitors and reports quality data, and identifies opportunities for quality improvement
Develops educational programs for patients, providers, and staff
Effectively markets ambulatory care services to patients, providers, and staff
Participates on key clinical and operational committees
Assures compliance with clinical best practice standards and guidelines, accrediting agencies, billing guidelines, and all state and federal regulations.
Precepts pharmacy residents and APPE students
Responsible for oversight of the outpatient antimicrobial stewardship program
Performs other pharmacist duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of drug therapy and pharmacologic treatment of disease states. Knowledge of best practice guidelines for management of chronic disease states. Knowledge and analytical skills for providing therapeutic drug monitoring, drug information, drug utilization reviews and quality assurance activities. Knowledge of pharmacist managed drug therapy protocols. Must be able to analyze results, make recommendations and follow-up on recommended actions. Must have knowledge of and ability to efficiently utilize technology in the practice of pharmacy.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelors in Pharmacy or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy required. Completion of an accredited ASHP Residency Program and/or experience in ambulatory pharmacy practice preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY: Licensed registered pharmacist in Montana. Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties certification required. Must be credentialed as a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner in the State of Montana within 6 months of date of hire.
Aptitudes: Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and use time wisely. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at the same time. Possession of cognitive, organizational and emotional abilities to deal effectively with multiple tasks, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customer needs. Ability to handle these situations in a calm and courteous manner that contributes to the overall efficiency and productivity of the pharmacy. Ability to prioritize workload to ensure urgent workload are completed in a timely manner. Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and creativity in dealing with a variety of workload situations and demands. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people with different sociological and educational backgrounds. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and writing skills necessary to communicate effectively with physicians and various other hospital personnel regarding medication use and drug information. Demonstrated high level of mental acuity and intelligence. Demonstrated high level of motivation to keep current with drug information and current trends in pharmacy. Demonstrated analytical skills to determine drug appropriateness and evaluate drug interactions. Ability to collect pertinent clinical data, analyze results, make recommendations and follow-up on recommended actions. Demonstrated ability to use sound judgement in dealing with complex situations. Provides logical and effective course of action while recognizing limitations of knowledge and experience in response to issues involving pharmaceutical care or pharmacy procedures.