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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/17/2019
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Pharmacist - PRN Rotating
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Ascension Health | Birmingham, AL
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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Pharmacist - PRN Rotating - St. Vincent's East

* PRN, rotating shifts including weekends and/or holidays



Why Join Ascension:

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent's Birmingham, St. Vincent's Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent's East, and St. Vincent's St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

St. Vincent's East Hospital Campus - Trussville, AL

St. Vincent's East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL. It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area. It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL. This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.

The St. Vincent's Pharmacy at East offers numerous services, including filling your prescription before you leave our campus and conveniently mailing refill prescriptions directly to your home. Whether you're in our physicians' offices, or at our facility as an inpatient or for an outpatient surgery/procedure, our Pharmacy is here to provide all of your pharmacy needs.

Our Services include:

* Free mail to home service for prescriptions


* Free refill reminders


* Free prescription transfers


* Friendly and expert consultations and complimentary medication reviews


* Rx compounding and flavoring


* Free Prescription Savings Card ($4 and $10 programs, discounts on non-covered drugs)


* Bedside delivery of prescriptions for inpatients and outpatient surgery/procedures through our Discharge Rx Delivery Program



What you will do:

As a Pharmacist with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to assure the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders.

Responsibilities:

* Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.


* Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients.


* Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.


* Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.


* Oversees technical personnel who assist in the preparation, maintenance, and dispensing of medications and supplies. Assists with academic functions such as serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students. May float to provide coverage of pharmacy needs.


* Provides patient counseling efficiently and effectively when required.



What you will need:

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Required Credential(s):
* Pharmacist credentialed from the Alabama Board of Pharmacy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.





Education:

* Bachelor's degree required


* Master's degree preferred



Preferred Experience:

* 3 years of hospital experience preferred.


* Processing orders, dispensing medications, monitoring drug therapy, and preparing IV medications.



As an equal opportunity employer,

St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.

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About Ascension Health

The Ascension Health Exchange is a collection of online Communities designed to facilitate sharing and foster innovation and quality improvement across Ascension Health. The Exchange provides an interactive suite of tools that support Ascension Health's Strategic Direction. In our Strategic Direction, we will fulfill our promise to those we serve by delivering Healthcare That Works, Is Safe and Leaves No One Behind, for life. Through this Call to Action, we will strive to provide access for all to care that is safe and clinically excellent in ways that satisfy patients, associates and physicians. This will be made possible by: Inspired people - a model community of Mission-centered associates whose physical, spiritual and professional needs are met; Trusted partnerships - relationships with others who have compatible values and whose services complement and support our own; Empowering knowledge - creating a connected ministry that uses technology to ensure our best thinking and practices are available to every patient, and Vital presence - we will be where we are needed, how we are needed to be there. Together we will realize our Vision and transform healthcare. The Exchange is available to associates and partners of Ascension Health only. TO REGISTER: Click the Become a Member button on the left column of this page, accept the Terms & Conditions policy, and complete the registration form. Registrations are processed manually and are not instantaneous. You will receive an email confirming your registration by the end of the business day. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED: Enter your userID (typically, this is your full email address) and password in the fields located in the upper left column of this page, and click Go. IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PASSWORD: Click the Forgot Your Password button on the left column of this page and follow the instructions.