Sutter Health Pharmacist, Home Infusion - SIPS II (Per Diem) in California

Description

On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient’s home - where most people chose to receive their care.

Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services and community flu and wellness programs. Serving more than 150,000 patients in 23 counties each year, Sutter Care at Home clinicians partner with our patients for better health.

Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement - Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice."

Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health care systems.

The Sutter Infusion & Pharmacy Services Pharmacist ensures the timely and accurate preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical products for the clinics and home infusion programs. Demonstrated knowledge is required in the following areas; IV hydration, pain management, infectious disease, chemotherapy, IV admixture, nutritional support, monthly and quarterly chart reviews, Medi Cal formulary, Medicare DMERC and restrictions, and third party reimbursement plans. This position assures that all medication orders are consistent with current medical practice, Board of Pharmacy Regulations, F.D.A. and drug manufacture recommendations, current literature and/or other information sources and drugs are prepared and distributed according to current accreditation guidelines. Periodically goes to patient homes to discuss and review drug therapy and the use of durable medical equipment. Attends meetings and works on committees as assigned by the Pharmacy Supervisor; these meetings may be at off grounds locations.

The Pharmacist provides information and guidance in the proper administration of medications on the request of other health care providers.

The Pharmacist delivers pharmaceutical care through the provision of clinical services, on call coverage for all patients including DME, drug information, preparation and distribution services that foster the safe and effective, as well as cost-effective, use of drugs in all patient age groups including geonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a recognized pharmacy school.

Current California pharmacy license with necessary continuing education to assure continued licensure.

Residency in Home Infusion or Hospital Pharmacy is desirable.

Experience

Previous experience as a Home Infusion or Infusion Clinic or Hospital Pharmacist is desirable.

Demonstrated leadership and team building skills are desired.

IV hydration, pain management, infectious disease, chemotherapy, IV admixture and nutritional support experience is desired.

Knowledge

Drug utilization review procedures, therapeutic drug monitoring, and knowledge of quality improvement, nutritional support, IV hydration, pain management, infectious disease, chemotherapy, IV admixture processes.

Knowledge in the preparation of monthly and quarterly pharmacy reports is required.

Computer knowledge is required.

Skills

PC Programs, pharmacokinetics is required.

Must be willing to act as a primary preceptor to pharmacy students.

Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and time management skills required.

Maintains a valid California Drivers License.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Alameda

Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.