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CHI Health at Home Clinical Pharmacist in Urbandale, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Home Infusion provides patients a comprehensive and innovative source of health care options, in the comfort of their home. Alleviating long and unnecessary stays in the hospital, our home infusion team administer intravenous (IV) therapy and treatment in a safe and comfortable setting. Through our experienced and professional pharmacy team, MercyOne Home Infusion assists patients recovering from surgery, being treated for an infection, or with nutritional needs to maintain an active, healthy lifestyle while receiving care at home. Our goal is to help each patient be an active participant in their care. Through education and partnership with each patient and their caregivers, we teach our patients how to effectively manage their therapy and provide ongoing oversight, coordination and support throughout their therapy.

MeryOne Home Infusion in Des Moines, IA is looking for a Part Time Pharmacist to join our team!

At MercyOne Home Infusion, we’re dedicated to making a difference in peoples’ lives every day.

Join our team and make a difference with us!

Responsibilities

The Pharmacist at MeryOne Home Infusion are responsible for providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to home infusion patients. As a Pharmacist at MeryOne Home Infusion you will access patients’ suitability for home infusion care, review and evaluate medication orders, labs and other clinically relevant information monitoring patients’ progress and making recommendations when needed.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assess patients’ suitability for home infusion care in accordance with Infusion’s policies and procedures. Knowledgeable of medical conditions and prescribed medication therapies suitable for home care services.

  • Monitor and evaluate patient specific pharmacy care plans for the pharmacotherapy of home infusion patients. Collect and organize all patient related data needed to prevent, detect and resolve medication-related problems. Design and modify pharmacy care plans based on evaluated information and make recommendations for continued monitoring when appropriate.

  • Receive medication orders from physician and evaluate the appropriateness of orders for dosage, drug choice, potential drug interactions, drug-food interactions, route of administration and stability.

  • Ensure medication specific laboratory tests are ordered and results received. Responsible for the retrieval, review and consultation with physicians and nurses of ordered labs.

  • Manage the use, maintenance and troubleshooting of all pharmacy equipment. Ability to accurately program, maintain and troubleshoot all IV medication related equipment.

  • Provide medication-related education to Infusion staff, nurses, physicians, patients and caregivers.

  • Assist the physician, nurse, patient, caregiver and Infusion staff with continued technical and clinical support. Provide accurate, concise and timely responses to clinical questions from health care providers, patients and caregivers.

Qualifications

  • Active Iowa Pharmacist License.

  • Must have hospital pharmacy experience.

  • Must have experience with and knowledge of IV admixture procedures.

  • Excellent communication skills: oral and written.

  • Flexible and able to work with a multidisciplinary team.

  • Excellent time management skills and able to work independently.

  • Ability to function well as part of team.

  • Ability to work on call as needed including Weekends & Holidays.

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Equal Opportunity

CHI Health at Home is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, pleaseclick here. (https://dignityhealth.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=410828&hashed=258308527)

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (1-800-875-2622) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number.

Job ID 2021-182040

Employment Type Part Time

Department Home Infusion Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 48

Facility MercyOne Home Infusion

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-Urbandale

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