SCL Health Resident Pharmacy Practice in Denver, Colorado

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofithealth care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our richheritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that valuesperson-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winningcombination as we bring health and hope to our patients. Fast Facts * Denver (estab.1873) * Largest acute care provider in Denver area * 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents * 371 beds * New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacementfacility (December 2014) Services & Expertise * Breast Care Center * Cardiovascular Services * Center for Women and Infants * Comprehensive Cancer Center * Emergency Services * Medical Imaging * Orthopedics * Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery * Rehabilitation * Surgical Care * Weight Loss Surgery Center Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum ofcare for patients.Visit:website The Pharmacist provides drug information and assists physician inproviding appropriate drug therapy for pediatric, adult, and geriatricpatients. Compounds, prepares, mixes, manufactures and dispensesmedicines and preparations. Oversees medications prepared by PharmacyTechnicia Drug Distribution * Interprets physician orders and intervenes when appropriate forclarification or correction. * Reviews the patient profile for allergies, interactions, andappropriateness before dispensing. * Checks dosage for appropriateness for pediatric, adult and geriatricpatients. Technician Supervision * Carefully checks the work of Technicians before initialing labels.Directs Technicians to perform tasks appropriate to current priorities. Clinical Activities * Provides accurate drug information to other health professionals andlay persons where requested. Interdisciplinary Communication * Participates in interdisciplinary staff meetings and medical staffmeetings. Quality Improvement and Participation * Performs nursing station inspections as assigned by the Director. * Participates in medication use evaluations, records Pharmacistinterventions, and adverse drug events. * Attends departmental Pharmacist meetings. * Completes controlled drug records accurately. Continuing Education * Attends inservices for self-development. Teaches classes within thedepartment to Nursing or medical staff when appropriate. The information above is for summary purposes, and is notintended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions. * Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy, required * Valid license as a Pharmacist in the State of practice, required * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required * One (1) year of experience in a hospital pharmacy setting, preferredSCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, or national origin.Employer's Job# 17002948Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.