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PHARMACIST - SOCORRO, NM

at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Reference #: 12109
Keywords: pharmacy

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2019-12109
    Category
    Clinical Care-Pharmacy
  • Overview

    Situated near the center of the state, the City of Socorro sits at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet – keeping it safe from the snow of the north and spared from the heat of the south. With a population of approximately 19,000, the Socorro County area has rural community charm with convenient access to New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area. Learn more about Socorro: http://docs.phs.org/cs/groups/public/documents/phscontent/pel_00936934.pdf


    Job Description
    Type of Opportunity: Full Time
    FTE: 0.900000
    Exempt: No
    Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

    Summary:
    Interprets and evaluates medication orders. Prepares and dispenses medications to patients and staff. </

    Responsibilities


    Responsibilities:
    *Verification of medication orders for accuracy and appropriateness. Review of medication profiles. Assists in the resolution of drug therapy problems. Participation in medical and multidisciplinary rounds.

    *Perceive and evaluate the medication information needs of patients and families, health care professionals, and other personnel.

    *Use a systematic approach to address medication information needs by effectively searching, retrieving, and evaluating the literature and appropriately communicating and applying the information to the patient care situation.

    *Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, QA program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

    *Compounds, packages, labels and dispenses medications.

    *Maintains proper inventory control and storage including the secure storage of controlled substances and inventory records.
    *Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services and workshops.

    *Oversees the activities of technicians, interns and students. Participates in training pharmacists, technicians, students and residents.

    *Participates in education programs for pharmacy staff, attends meetings as required and participates on committees as needed.

    *Consults with and advises healthcare providers regarding optimal and cost effective utilization of drugs. Where appropriate, documents clinical activities.

    *Responsible for adherence to the Department Compliance Plan for Controlled substances.

    *Performs dispensing and compounding functions utilizing automated technology.

    *Performs other functions as required<B

    Qualifications


    Other information:
    Bachelors degree in Pharmacy. New Mexico Board of Pharmacy License required. Less than one year experience in pharmacy practice. Has acquired the necessary practice skills in order to appropriately evaluate medication orders. Skills acquired through experience or self-study

    Education:
    Essential:
    * Bachelor Degree

    Education specialization:
    Essential:
    * Pharmacy

    Credentials:
    Essential:
    * Pharmacist Clinician

    Benefits


    Benefits
    Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

    • Competitive salaries
    • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Free wellness programs
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
    • Continuing education and career development opportunities
    • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

    About Us
    Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

    Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

    We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

    About New Mexico
    New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

    Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

    New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

    AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. </

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