Pharmacist, Inpatient Services

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!

At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health for the communities we serve. The inpatient pharmacist is responsible for the delivery of direct, patient-centered care to optimize the safe, effective and efficient use of medications across each continuum of care.  Pharmacists rotate through the dispensation roles; as well as, contributing to direct patient care on the units alongside the healthcare team. The schedule is Days with some evenings, weekends and holidays. 

Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Join a Team That Cares About the Community
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Excellent Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze and verify electronic orders.
  • Dispense medications according to policies and procedures.
  • Prepare or check compounded medications (from topical products to intravenous medications).
  • Respond to medication information questions from LMH Health staff, the community and our patients.
  • Complete other duties as needed or assigned by supervisor, such as serving as the lead pharmacist for designated unit(s) and corresponding committee meetings
  • Supervise, in conjunction with the technician supervisor, the technician and intern staff.
  • Obtain accurate medication histories and perform medication reconciliation on admission and discharge.
  • Identify therapeutic interventions and communicate effectively with the healthcare team to optimize the patient’s plan of care.
  • Monitor medications associated with the plan of care, including ordering necessary labs per protocol.
  • Respond to consults and follow collaborative practice agreements as approved by the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
  • Respond to Medication Evaluation Team and Code calls (Stroke, STEMI, Trauma, Blue).
  • Maintain internal competencies as required by the pharmacy department and organization.
  • Complete biannual CE requirements to maintain state licensure.
  • Participate in educational opportunities throughout the health-system and community.
  • Support LMH Health’s purpose and commitment statements.
  • Precept pharmacy students on experiential rotations and residents completing a PGY1 residency.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: 

  • Kansas Pharmacist License
  • PGY1 residency or equivalent experience (3-5 years of clinical pharmacy practice)
  • BLS Certification

Preferred:

  • ACLS Certification
  • Board Certification or other nationally recognized pharmacist training
  • Interest in mentoring and precepting students and residents

Preferred:

  • ACLS Certification
  • Board Certification or other nationally recognized pharmacist training
  • Interest in mentoring and precepting students and residents

Our Values:

Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.

Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.

Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.

Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.

Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.

In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply. Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.