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Pharmacist, Gateway Plaza (Home Care - Infusion) Full Time/Days

System Health Solutions
Date Posted
17 November, 2022
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Requisition Number
340646
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Pharmacist, Gateway Plaza (Home Care - Infusion) Full Time/Days

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Job Description

Overview

Indiana University Health Home Infusion Pharmacy is seeking a full-time pharmacist with the skills – both clinical and operational - required to provide excellent pharmaceutical care to patients in the home environment.  Our pharmacists coordinate patient care with discharge planners, providers and home care nurses; assess appropriateness of therapy and monitor patient response; create care plans and document patient progress toward goals; intervene as clinically appropriate; and educate providers, nurses, patients and caregivers in support of safe and effective home infusion therapy.   This position will oversee activities of technicians and other support staff, interpret and evaluate orders, recommend adjustments to ensure appropriateness for the home environment, and formulate, verify and dispense compounded sterile products, non-compounded ancillary prescriptions, and/or specialty drugs, ensuring timely distribution to patients throughout the state of Indiana.  This is a dynamic work environment which requires flexibility to meet business needs and adaptability to frequent changes.  Our pharmacists work primarily day shift, with on-call and minimal weekend/holiday coverage responsibility.  The ideal candidate will be a strong team player with prior home infusion and/or sterile compounding experience, including familiarity with USPNF General Chapters 797 and 800. 

This position exists to provide comprehensive, value based, medication-related care to achieve definite outcomes that improve a patient's quality of life. The incumbent acts in collaboration with healthcare professionals in the shared responsibility for patient drug therapy outcomes. Key job duties may consist of ensuring safety and effectiveness of the medication use process, processing and dispensing medications per order or prescription, medication therapy monitoring, regulatory compliance, maintaining oversight over pharmacist extenders, maintaining the security of medications, and protecting the confidentiality of patient information. Additionally, is competent at providing drug information support for medical staff, ensuring continuity of care, and identifying potential challenges in common situations.

 Requires current Indiana License or eligibility for Indiana licensure as a pharmacist.
• Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 and/or PGY2 pharmacy residency may be required.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Pharmacist, Gateway Plaza (Home Care - Infusion) Full Time/Days Role

Overview

Indiana University Health Home Infusion Pharmacy is seeking a full-time pharmacist with the skills – both clinical and operational - required to provide excellent pharmaceutical care to patients in the home environment.  Our pharmacists coordinate patient care with discharge planners, providers and home care nurses; assess appropriateness of therapy and monitor patient response; create care plans and document patient progress toward goals; intervene as clinically appropriate; and educate providers, nurses, patients and caregivers in support of safe and effective home infusion therapy.   This position will oversee activities of technicians and other support staff, interpret and evaluate orders, recommend adjustments to ensure appropriateness for the home environment, and formulate, verify and dispense compounded sterile products, non-compounded ancillary prescriptions, and/or specialty drugs, ensuring timely distribution to patients throughout the state of Indiana.  This is a dynamic work environment which requires flexibility to meet business needs and adaptability to frequent changes.  Our pharmacists work primarily day shift, with on-call and minimal weekend/holiday coverage responsibility.  The ideal candidate will be a strong team player with prior home infusion and/or sterile compounding experience, including familiarity with USPNF General Chapters 797 and 800. 

This position exists to provide comprehensive, value based, medication-related care to achieve definite outcomes that improve a patient's quality of life. The incumbent acts in collaboration with healthcare professionals in the shared responsibility for patient drug therapy outcomes. Key job duties may consist of ensuring safety and effectiveness of the medication use process, processing and dispensing medications per order or prescription, medication therapy monitoring, regulatory compliance, maintaining oversight over pharmacist extenders, maintaining the security of medications, and protecting the confidentiality of patient information. Additionally, is competent at providing drug information support for medical staff, ensuring continuity of care, and identifying potential challenges in common situations.

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     Requires current Indiana License or eligibility for Indiana licensure as a pharmacist.
  • Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 and/or PGY2 pharmacy residency may be required.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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