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Pharmacist - Inpatient/Outpatient

Company: KurzSolutions
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Urban and wild - Anchorage, Alaska!
The Community - Anchorage, AK
The beautiful and diverse city of Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and is sometimes referred to as "The Banana Belt" of Alaska. From the sparkling waters of Cook Inlet to the tallest peaks of the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage encompasses wild adventures and metropolitan appeals that form larger-than-life experiences. Anchorage is a unique, year-round destination with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, a place where young spirits and adventurous souls come to play. Step foot on a glacier, fish for king salmon, hike to a mountain vista, fly out to Mount McKinley, cruise in comfort through Prince William Sound, and enjoy hip, metropolitan amenities with frontier flair.

If you'd like to learn more about Anchorage, be sure to check out their website here!

Airport Information: The closest major airport to the facility is the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, which is a short 11 miles away. You'll want to take a look at their official website located here.

About the Facility - Elmendorf-Richardson AFB
Formerly known as Elmendorf Field, in 2010 it merged with nearby Fort Richardson to form Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The 673 rd Wing is JBER's host unit. As the largest and principal unit within the 11 th AF, the 3 rd Wing is tasked with providing air defense and air superiority in Alaska, as well as supporting Pacific Air Forces during contingencies in the Pacific Command area of responsibility.

Facility Address: 600 Richardson Dr, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 99505

Job Type - RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • Perform a full range of pharmacist procedures.
  • The Pharmacist will be required to rotate calls with other pharmacists with the infrequent possibility of needing to return to the pharmacy nights, weekends, and holidays for limited services to include, but not limited to, drug information, review and processing of inpatient orders, preparation of IV admixtures, and Pyxis replenishment.
  • Shall provide outpatient and inpatient pharmacy services to patients ranging from neonate to geriatric.
  • Will perform work in the following work areas as directed, screening patient electronic health records for appropriateness of the medication order or refill, verifying that patient prescriptions are accurately filled and the directions for use are clear, counseling patients to ensure proper use of the medication.
  • Order screening duties will include a thorough review of the patient's electronic health record to verify the appropriateness of therapy. The following screening duties list is not exhaustive, but rather constitutes the minimum expectation: appropriate dose for the condition, weight, age, and renal/hepatic function of the individual patient, appropriate medication for condition, monitoring for drug-drug, or drug-disease interactions, and verification that day supply matches what is ordered.
  • Deliver comprehensive pharmaceutical services within the personnel, supply, and equipment capabilities of the facility.
  • Counsel patients regarding the appropriate use of medications.
  • Review patient profiles at the time of dispensing in order to closely monitor medication therapy.
  • Ensure prescription directions for use, dose, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications or overlaps, allergy information, age-specific dosage, and other pertinent data are appropriate for individual patients. Intervention with providers shall be made for noted discrepancies of the above-listed items.
  • Compound medications are required.
  • Ensure accuracy of all pharmaceutical products prepared or processed by technical staff.
  • Supervise inventory control of all pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy, especially scheduled pharmaceuticals, and ensure pharmacy security. Maintain records and security of all scheduled controlled substances according to applicable regulations.
    • Degree: Must have at minimum a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy.
    • Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
    • Experience: One year of professional pharmacy experience after graduation.
    • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a pharmacist.
    • Security: Must possess the ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.
    • Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider Certification.
      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

      KurzSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: KurzSolutions, Anchorage , Pharmacist - Inpatient/Outpatient, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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