Company: Kindred Hospitals
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: September 22, 2022
A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed inpatient acute
rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with LifePoint Health and
Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an
interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to
This state-of-the-art, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation
hospitalprovides care for adultsrecovering from conditions such as
stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord
and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. LifePoint and Mercy
are also partners for rehabilitation hospitals in Oklahoma City,St.
Louisand Springfield, Missouri.
As thePRN Pharmacist:
You areresponsible for the dispensing of prescription medications
to hospital inpatients. Provides information about medications and
helps patients and clinical staff understand instructions provided
by the physician. Monitors the patient's health and progress to
assure medications are effective and safe. Adheres to state and
federal regulations as well as Joint Commission standards.
Verifies physician medication orders with accuracy and
Monitors and evaluates the six critical processes of medication
management; determines risk points and is an active participant
with physicians and clinical staff in continuous quality and
Verifies and approves the work of Pharmacy Technician(s).
Responsible for the management and utilization of the computerized
Orders and stores medications, keeping them safe and effective.
Monitors drug therapy for appropriateness and promotes/ evaluates
rational drug therapy that improves pharmaceutical care. Performs
Maintains positive relationships with all customers.
Complies with regulatory and accreditation standards.
Provides information to the medical staff and administration
regarding the cost effective use of pharmaceuticals.
Works with physicians, specialists and other clinicians to
implement appropriate guidelines and protocols for drug use based
on evidence based medicine, national guidelines, and literature
Provides drug information to nurses, physicians, and other
pharmacists to ensure current information on drug therapy.
Provides specialized services to assist nursing and patients manage
conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, etc.
Recommends changes to drug therapy based on patient assessment.
Provides and documents clinical interventions, therapy
recommendations and other clinical activities according to
department policy and procedure in order to maintain accurate and
complete patient records
Participates in the Medication Reconciliation activities of the
Prepares sterile and non-sterile compounds per USP standards.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.
BS Pharm or Pharm D degree required, accredited clinical residency
Must hold a current state license to practice pharmacy.
Two years' experience in hospital pharmacy is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal
Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Fort Smith , PRN Pharmacist, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas
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