Company: Renown Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Position Purpose This position is responsible for providing
quality drug distribution and clinical pharmaceutical care for
patients and house staff within established guidelines and
Nature and Scope This position is challenged to provide
pharmaceutical care to each of its customers to varying extents;
the preparation, distribution, and handling of pharmaceuticals;
advise for administration, provision of drug information and
general drug therapy monitoring within the Renown Health
The major challenge is to harmoniously bridge the distributive
responsibilities of the pharmacy with the clinical
responsibilities. This position is responsible for ensuring that
medications are dispensed in a timely, accurate, safe and cost
effective manner with the assistance of the technical staff. In
addition, this position is responsible for monitoring drug therapy
in various areas including parenteral nutrition, pharmacokinetic
monitoring, renal dosing and IV to oral medication conversion. The
incumbent can recommend appropriate drug therapy to the physician,
monitor therapy for desired outcomes per protocol, and is expected
to initiate appropriate formulary policy procedures. Communication
with physicians and nursing staff regarding drug therapies is
expected to be appropriate and effective.
This position is responsible for assuring accuracy in the
preparation of medications, records, labels, and documentation in
accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations, and
The position is responsible for maintaining, updating, and
monitoring each patient's medication profile; and to ensure the
timely and accurate processing of all patient charges.
The incumbent is challenged to assist in the training of
pharmacists, technicians, interns, and students as well as the
supervision of pharmacy interns, students and technicians for
accuracy, adherence to policy and procedure, and coordination of
The position functions as a resource to management with respect to
quality initiatives participation, serving as a liaison between
nursing and pharmacy, and providing information to improve and
The incumbent will be required to work varying shifts and days to
meet the needs of the Department of Pharmacy which operates 24
hours a day, 7 days a week. Overtime may be requested.
The incumbent is expected to attend on a regular basis staff
meetings, pharmacist meetings, etc.
The incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Disclaimer The foregoing description is not intended and should not
be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It
is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Name Description Education: Must have working-level knowledge of
the English language, including reading, writing and speaking
English. Completion of a Pharmacy Clinical Practice Residency or
equivalent training program in clinical pharmacy is preferred.
Experience: Applicants with previous hospital pharmacy experience
will be given preference. License(s): Ability to obtain and
maintain a State of Nevada Pharmacist license. Certification(s):
Healthcare BLS within the first 90 days of employment is required
for all locations. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within the
first 90 days of employment is required for location 200211 and
400211. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain
within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online
learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online
forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Type
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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