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Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (Neurology)Job ID REQ-2023-2559 Omaha, Nebraska
In a career as an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will ensure safe, accurate and appropriate use of medications by integrating into the clinic site setting and collaborating with providers, nurses, case managers and other health care workers as a member of the multidisciplinary team to provide exemplary pharmacy care services to patients.
Schedule: Full-Time, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Location: Downtown Clinic
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
- Appropriately reviews medication therapy and collaborates with healthcare team when necessary.
- Evaluates appropriate medication selection, dosage, route, frequency, and duration of therapy.
- Evaluates order for drug interactions (drug-drug, allergy, drug-disease, drug-lab and drug-food).
- Evaluates drug profile for therapy duplications.
- Provides patient and family education on medication management. Including potential side effects, drug-diet interactions, drug-drug interactions, and drug administration.
- Answers pharmacy-related questions for other health care professionals.
- Coordinates and delivers ongoing staff education for inpatient staff pharmacists.
- Delivers formal presentations to health care professionals and public speaking engagements.
- Drafts, reviews, and revises medication related guidelines and protocols.
- Develops and coordinates policies, procedures, and clinical reference documents relevant to the clinical applications of new therapies.
- Provides a leadership role in department or interdisciplinary hospital committees involved with drug therapy issues.
- Serves as the primary reference source on new drug therapy advances in the specialized area of practice by recommending appropriate and cost-effective drug therapy options.
- Collaboratively address financial issues to ensure patient receipt of needed medications.
- Effectively navigates patient prescriptions, including those that are either limited distribution drugs or out-of-network. Participates in all therapeutic drug monitoring or intervention programs; adjusting therapy as indicated by patient condition and laboratory results.
- Reports adverse drug events.
- Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by Boys Town and the State of Nebraska.
- Actively promotes and supports the Boys Town Mission. Fosters a healthy relationship between the department of pharmacy and the hospital. Fosters a health relationship within the department of pharmacy.
- Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Registered Pharmacist who is a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy with a current state license required.
Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or Pharmacy Board Certification is required.
Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.
Ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job required.
Meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws required.
BLS certified within 90 days of transfer or hire required.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.