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Oregon Health & Science University Pharmacist - Home Infusion Pharmacy, Relief in Beaverton, Oregon

The purpose of this position is to provide the services of a licensed pharmacist which includes the responsibility for the safe and proper distribution and use of medications in outpatient settings who range in age from infants, children, adolescents, adults and elderly. This is a Relief-STAFF position. The purpose of Flex Staff positions is (1) to provide relief for absences for regular and Probationary Period employees, (2) to provide staff for short-term project, and (3) to supplement existing staffing levels.

This position is to function at higher decision making and accountability levels regarding medication therapy, proactively affecting medication use by making recommendations and making independent decisions about home infusion medication therapy in cooperation with other healthcare team members. Additional services provided to home infusion patients include facilitation of medication delivery of medications through coordination of care with all health care team members. The pharmacist must possess strong communication skills for patient education and work collaboratively with inpatient and outpatient interdisciplinary teams including but not limited to providers, nurses, case workers, pharmacists, and technicians, as well as, the teaching and precepting component of students, interns and/or residents.

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. PLUS Practice Residency or 2 years of working at an infusion pharmacy location

  • Licensure in the State of Oregon

  • Ambulatory or outpatient infusion pharmacy practice

  • Demonstrates the ability to:

  • Enforce pharmaceutical care principles safely and accurately

  • Make age-related modification of drug therapy

  • Make disease-related modification of drug therapy]\

  • Evaluate medical literature

  • Work independently without minimal direct supervision

  • Handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions

  • Communicate effectively both formally and informally, including presentations

  • Project manage

  • Work with a team professionally and collaboratively

  • Set priorities to respond quickly to emergent situations/requests

  • Work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff

  • Communicate effectively and professionally (orally and in writing)

  • Perform work accurately with attention to detail

  • Exercise sound professional judgement

  • Perform systematic problem solving

  • Enforce practice guidelines, standards, and medication related policies

  • Make critical decisions

  • Perform key computer related skills including use of the EMR, common word processing, spreadsheet, medical literature and medication databases

  • Must be able to handle competing demands from nurses, physicians, pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals, as they attempt to influence clinical decision-making, clinical policies and practices and work flow

  • Must deal with intense situations on a daily basis

  • Ability to deal with frequent interruptions (work is often dictated by external factors) that may lead to mental fatigue or stress

  • Must also be available to be on call weekdays and weekends

  • Standing, walking, stooping, reaching, talking and hearing

  • Clarity of vision at 20 feet and 20 inches or less; adjustment of eye to bring object into sharp focus

  • Ability to handle 1 – 5 pounds by hand frequently; telephone, pager, copier, fax, scanner, personal computer/terminal, common application software

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

  • PGY-2 Specialty Residency

  • BLS/ACLS/PALS certification

  • Vaccination certification 

  • Specialist Certifications (BCPS, BCOPS, etc.)

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Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Recruitment ID: 2021-9515

External Company URL: dturner

Job Type: AFSCME union represented

Posting Department: Home Infusion Pharmacy

Posting Pay: $61.09 - $83.86 per hour

Posting FTE: 0.00

Posting Schedule: Monday - Saturday, variable

Posting Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm, variable

HR Mission: Healthcare

Drug Testable: Yes

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