Pharmacy

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Clinical Pharmacist Apply
FT
8p-8a, Varied
Description:

This position oversees and manages the execution of information systems full-life cycle activities for pharmacy and medication-use projects and initiatives.  Participates as a pharmacy and medication use information system expert on pharmacy operational initiatives.  Also, coordinates medication use systems affecting any/all departments when deemed appropriate. Coordinates interdepartmental communication between the pharmacy and other departments with regard to information systems and technology. This position is responsible for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  Also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities involving medication use information systems and teaching pharmacy students and residents as well as participating in community medication education classes..  Uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning patient drug therapy. 

 

  1. EDUCATION: B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. degree with required internship; completion of a clinical residency program preferred.  Must be licensed by State of Tennessee. 

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:   One-year experience as a pharmacist in a hospital setting preferred.

 

  1. SKILLS:  . Must have thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical drug distribution systems and pharmacotherapy concepts in order to resolve drug therapy related problems; must have ability to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare professionals.
Certified Pharmacy Tech Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible, under the direct supervision of the pharmacist(s) on duty, for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  This position is also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy or the Pharmacy Manager. The individual in this position is to be alert to innovative ideas that will improve pharmacy services and activities and to share same with the department director/manager.  This position uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning the proper filling of drug orders subject to final approval by the pharmacist(s) on duty. 

  1. EDUCATION:  High school education or equivalent.  Successful completion of certified technician training program with successful completion of PTCB exam or certification by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:  Pharmacy experience (hospital preferred) or completion of technician training program clinical internships preferred

 

  1. SKILLS: 
  • Knowledge of pharmacy processes and medications
  • Time management skills
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability and self-motivation
  • Critical thinking: Ability to analyze information / solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Team player attitude / ability to work well with others
  • Work well under pressure
  • Function independently and dependently
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and work flexible hours

 

 

PGY2 Pharmacy Resident Apply
FT
Days
Description:

This position is responsible for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  Also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities and teaching pharmacology and community medication education classes.  Uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning patient drug therapy. 

  1. EDUCATION: Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited program, completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency required. Must be licensed by State of Tennessee. 

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:  Completion of a PGY1 Residency required.

 

  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary job responsibilities include providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care through chronic disease state management and optimizing medication use for ambulatory patients through innovative outpatient clinical services, improving continuity of care by bridging inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services, providing educational instruction to students, leading quality improvement initiatives, and initiating and collaborating in point of care scholarship. 

Additional responsibilities are as follows:

  • Establish a model practice site and provide patient care utilizing collaborative practice protocols
  • Collect therapeutic intervention and outcomes data to track quality indicators for patients managed in pharmacy clinics
  • Assume a leadership role in clinic quality initiatives to meet health-system and national goals
  • Provide experiential instruction to Doctor of Pharmacy students and PGY-1 residents
  • Contribute to the education of medical, pharmacy, and nursing staff
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities with other ambulatory care practitioners, evaluating innovative pharmacist-provided care, ambulatory care therapies, and instructional techniques
  • Take part in service to the profession and community
  • Actively engage in professional association activities

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive clinical skills and pharmacotherapy knowledge base
  • Strong oral and written communication, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to design point of care projects, collect and interpret data accurately, and prepare project outcomes manuscripts in collaboration with colleagues
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Apply
FT
Dayshift
Description:

This position is responsible for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  Also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities and teaching pharmacology and community medication education classes Uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning patient drug therapy. 

1. EDUCATION: Pharm. D. degree  ; completion of a PGY-1 clinical residency program required. Board Certification required within first year of hire. Must be licensed by State of Tennessee.

2. EXPERIENCE:  One-year experience as direct patient care pharmacist in health-system setting preferred.

3. SKILLS:  Must have thorough knowledge of pharmacotherapy concepts in order to resolve drug therapy related problems and ability to apply knowledge gained to everyday patient care.

Clinical Pharmacist Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position oversees and manages the execution of information systems full-life cycle activities for pharmacy and medication-use projects and initiatives.  Participates as a pharmacy and medication use information system expert on pharmacy operational initiatives.  Also, coordinates medication use systems affecting any/all departments when deemed appropriate. Coordinates interdepartmental communication between the pharmacy and other departments with regard to information systems and technology. This position is responsible for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  Also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities involving medication use information systems and teaching pharmacy students and residents as well as participating in community medication education classes..  Uses knowledge and judgment to make decisions concerning patient drug therapy. 

 

  1. EDUCATION: B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. degree with required internship; completion of a clinical residency program preferred.  Must be licensed by State of Tennessee. 

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:   One-year experience as a pharmacist in a hospital setting preferred.

 

  1. SKILLS:  . Must have thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical drug distribution systems and pharmacotherapy concepts in order to resolve drug therapy related problems; must have ability to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare professionals.
Pharmacy Manager Apply
FT
8a-4:30p, Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for pharmaceutical care of patients including all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics).  Practitioner will monitor pharmaceutical care parameters (disease states, dosages, pharmacokinetics, appropriateness of therapy, nutritional status, etc.) and make recommendations to the medical staff accordingly. Also responsible for coordinating Pharmacy Quality Improvement activities (MUEs, PI studies, chart reviews, etc.) and teaching pharmacology and community medication education classes (including the ability to assess staff pharmacist’s clinical abilities).

Good communication skills linking pharmacy, nursing service and the medical staff is mandatory. Overall goal is to enhance patient care through integration of pharmacy services into the multidisciplinary care team.

 

The operations manager will be responsible for the direction of pharmacy services activity and will directly supervise clinical pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy residents, pharmacy students and/or pharmacy technician students.in these activities.

 

Position assures compliance and upholding of the Medical Center’s policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status.  Position may interact with all ages of patients, guests, staff and others.

  1. EDUCATION: Pharm. D. degree required; minimum 5 years hospital pharmacy experience, preferably in a supervisory role.  Prior pharmacy management experience preferred. Completion of pharmacy residency preferred. Must be licensed by State of Tennessee.

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:  Five years hospital experience required and pharmacy management experience preferred. Completion of pharmacy residency preferred.

 

  1. SKILLS:  Must have an aptitude for problem solving.  Experience and basic knowledge of computer software including word processing and spreadsheets.  Must deal with organization, personnel and public demands.  Able to deal with constant pressure in changing environment.  Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, diplomacy and tact.  Demonstrates personal traits of a high level of motivation, team orientation, professionalism and trustworthiness.  Places a high value on treating others with dignity and respect. Maintains technical competence to perform functional responsibilities as needed.