Children's Hospital Colorado Operational Pharmacist - 61380 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: PharmacyHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Full time IV Room Pharmacist. 40 hours/week, every 4th weekend,2-3 holidays per year. This position is 50% days/50%evenings, rotatingevery other week.Job OverviewSustains general pharmacy operations throughout the organization by ensuringsterile and non-sterile medication preparation and dispensing is in accordancewith the medication order and adherence to requirements established by CHCO,the state board of pharmacy, federal law and other regulatory agencies whereappropriate. Provides oversight to and supervises the work of pharmacytechnicians, interns and students as appropriate.This pharmacist will oversee operations in our central pharmacy IV Room atAnschutz. They will work closely with pharmacy technicians to ensure thesafe, efficient dispensing of IV medications throughout the hospital.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate -b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Reviews, verifies and processes medication orders using the electronichealth record to ensure that the medication is appropriate in terms of dose,dosage form, route of administration, frequency, duration of therapy,and patient's disease state in a timely manner.Provides drug information services by responding to questions regardingmedication compatibilities, adverse drug events, regimens, dosing,interactions, storage and disposal, compounding, therapeutic uses ofmedications and pharmaceutical supplies in a timely manner.Actively participates in the development, maintenance, and implementationof hospital and department policy and procedures related to regulatoryrequirements for medication use, preparation, storage, restrictions,and administration.Sustains and implements quality and safety initiatives and practices in thedepartment and throughout the hospital. Reports adverse drug events andmedication variances using the hospital variance reporting program (QSRS).Documents pharmaceutical interventions according to departmental standards.Performs all recordkeeping functions required by the Colorado State Board ofPharmacy rules and regulations regarding order interpretation, medicationpreparation and dispensing.Oversees daily adherence to standard operational procedures and policies asrequired by CHCO, USP Chapters 797, 795 & 800 and Colorado State Boardof Pharmacy rules & regulations.Actively maintains competency, understanding and oversight of thefundamental practices and precautions for preparing and dispensing highquality hazardous drugs to prevent harm to patients, minimize exposure topersonnel and minimize contamination of the work and patient-care environment.Performs final evaluation for accuracy