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Intermountain Healthcare Pharmacist - Clinical - St George Regional Hospital - FT, 40 hrs in St. George, Utah

Job Description:

St. George Regional Hospital is the major medical referral center for southern Utah, northwestern Arizona and southeastern Nevada. It is a 284-bed, level II trauma center that offers a full array of services, including heart, cancer, neurological, OB, critical care, and more. St. George Regional Hospital is a part of the Intermountain Healthcare system, a charitable, nonprofit, community-owned healthcare organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves the health needs of Utah and Idaho residents. The Intermountain system includes 23 hospitals as well as clinics, home health agencies, women’s centers, drug dependency units, affiliated physicians and health insurance plans. For more information please visit our website.

We are recruiting an antimicrobial stewardship/infectious diseases clinical pharmacist. The Pharmacist will demonstrate consistent application of knowledge and skills to deliver appropriate, safe, efficient, effective and cost effective pharmaceutical care in the scope of their particular assignment. This position will be responsible for the care of patients as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team.

Job Essentials

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily antimicrobial stewardship prospective audit and feedback , including VigiLanz alerts to optimize antimicrobial therapy

  • Reviewing Infectious Diseases Consult patients with the Infectious Diseases attending physician

  • Precepting pharmacy residents and students on clinical rotations

  • Serve as a medication therapy resource for other clinical pharmacists, pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns, physicians, medical residents, nurses, and patients.

  • Developing protocols and managing antimicrobial stewardship projects and initiatives.

  • Participation in departmental and interdisciplinary committees to improve patient safety, therapeutic outcomes, and cost savings

  • Be responsible for the care of patients as well as the development of effective, professional relationships within the multidisciplinary team.

  • Opportunities for collaborative clinical research are available and encouraged.

  • Serve as a member of the System-wide Antimicrobial Stewardship team by participating in team activities including monthly meetings, training, projects, and research.

Additional Salary Information: Intermountain Healthcare offers a comprehensive health, dental, and retirement benefits packages to all pharmacy employees. Adjunct clinical faculty appointments are available.

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Shift Details: 40 hours a week. Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

  • Department: Pharmacy department at St. George Regional Hospital, 1380 E Medical Center Drive, St. George, UT 84790.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current license as a Pharmacist by State in which one practices.

  • Controlled substance license.

  • Current knowledge of state and federal regulations and statutes regarding the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of approved drugs, controlled substances, and investigational agents.

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing/listening, manual dexterity, seeing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency and Specialty Residency in Infectious Disease or Infectious Disease Pharmacy Fellowship

  • Board Certification in Infectious Diseases Pharmacy

  • Maintains competency in unique aspects of drug therapy for Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases.

About St. George

St George is a rapidly growing metropolitan area. With a population of 170,000 in the county they are home to Dixie State University and many cultural activities. The moderate climate allows for year-round outdoor adventures. With proximity to three national and many state parks within a 1-3 hour drive the area is considered one of the most beautiful in the nation. For those that need snow it is a short 1.5 hour drive to Brianhead ski resort.

Physical Requirements:

Hearing/listening, manual dexterity, seeing.

Location:

St George Regional Hospital

Work City:

St George

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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