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Covenant Healthcare PHARMACY RESIDENT in Saginaw, Michigan

Covenant HealthCareUS:MI:SAGINAWVARIABLE SHIFTFULL TIME BENEFITEDSummary: The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.The pharmacy resident will train to practice as highly qualified independent practitioners able to provide patient care in a variety of environments, apply skill in medication related education, serve as leaders within the profession of pharmacy, and excel during further post-graduate training. The Pharmacy Resident enters or verifies orders in the computer, compounds, and dispenses pharmaceutical preparations according to authorized prescriptions for our patient population. Monitors work of the Pharmacy technician to ensure accuracy, conformity, and timeliness of pharmaceutical preparations. Consults with nursing, physicians, patients, and the public as necessary regarding proper medication use and dosage, potential side effects, and adverse drug reactions. Provides Pharmacy services to patients of all ages. Performs other duties as assigned. Responsibilities: Adheres to unit/department budgetary practicesFollows all Covenant Healthcare policies in regards to attendance, punctuality, and break times.Models Covenant's Mission, Vision, and Values of keeping our commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.Demonstrates excellent customer service.Communicates with all customers (nurses, physicians, patients, etc.) in a professional, therapeutic, and courteous manner.Has the necessary Pharmacist clinical and distribution skills necessary to provide safe, efficient, and effective pharmaceutical care to our patients according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant HealthCare and the Pharmacy Department.Collaborates effectively with all health care disciplines to facilitate patient outcomes based on safe Pharmacy practice.Enters or verifies medication orders efficiently utilizing the EPIC computer application taking care to clarify any questionable, inaccurate, or incomplete orders as necessary.Ability to provide at least initial dosing on consults generated to Pharmacy by physicians for areas including but not limited to antibiotics, pain medications, IV anticoagulation.Checks and monitors the work of the technician in the preparation and dispensing of all pharmaceuticals before they leave the department. This includes but is not limited to:Patient non IV admixture medicationsIV admixtures and TPN compoundingStock and replenishment orders for the units, including verifying controlled substance inventory.Prepacking of non-unit dose bulk itemsKits used in anesthesiaEMS kits and boxesAssist the purchasing technicians as required to obtain and maintain inventory of needed pharmaceuticals.The compounding of all extemporaneous pharmaceuticals for which it is appropriate for pharmacist preparation (e.g., cardioplegics) or lack of trained personnel present.Chemotherapy preparations and TPN compounding as requiredActively participates in quality management, including the documentation of pharmacy interventions and Simplifi.Updates and maintains knowledge, skills, and competencies related to area of practice and ages of patient population.Participates in unit meetings and activities which support unit function and the overall goals of the organizationComplete are all assignments as outlined in Appendix A Pharmacy Policy #19:000.00 Dismissal of Resident from Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Residency ProgramOther duties as assigned Other information: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSGraduation from an accredited school of PharmacyDoctorate of Pharmacy Required

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