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Providence Health & Services Admitting Pharmacist Coordinator - Patient Registration in Tukwila, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Admitting Pharmacist (Pharmacy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Infusion & Pharmacy Services in Tukwila, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all-especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position serves as member of the infusion team, responding to incoming referrals and informational calls regarding outpatient / home infusion services. The Admitting Pharmacist is responsible for collecting and reviewing clinical information in order to ascertain the appropriate services for the individual referred. This position is responsible for assisting the patient, referral source and any other callers with infusion services.

In this position you will:

  • Process, dispense and check medication prescriptions and assist pharmacy support personnel (pharmacy technicians).

  • Provide pertinent drug information to physician(s), providers and nursing staff regarding drug therapy.

  • Assigns and coordinates referrals to the appropriate team, taking into consideration caseload availability, geographic areas, staff skill level and expertise, and refers to outside nursing agencies as needed.

  • Verify prescriptions phoned in by providers or designated agent of the Medical Director against online medication profiles in the Hospice database, contacting clinicians for clarification if the order phoned in doesn’t match the data base or if coverage is in question.

  • Identify and Reduce medication therapy duplication.

  • Maintains close communications with Intake RNs and Dietitians regarding clinical needs of patient; with Hospital Liaisons, hospital based Nurse Clinicians, Hospice Coordinator and other referral sources in relationship to issues around patient referrals, discharge plans, and visit needs; and with Admission Assistants for authorizations and updates.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • PharmD From an accredited school of pharmacy

  • 2 years Experience as a licensed pharmacist.

  • Current Washington State Registered Pharmacist license.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an ASHP approved residency program

  • Board Geriatric Certification preferred.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila, Washington provides home and ambulatory infusion services to pediatric and adult patients in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. Patient quality/safety, satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes are top priorities. Our services include infusion therapy and enteral/parenteral services to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Infusion Suites (AIS), disease management, specialized infusion services, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and dietitian consulting and support.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 323169

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