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Southcentral Foundation
Healthcare Services
Anchorage, AK
Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
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BS degree in Pharmacy
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Performs pharmaceutical care activities for outpatients and inpatients that require application of clinical pharmacy principles. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Provides pharmaceutical care to ambulatory and inpatients in a timely and efficient manner ensuring that the patient is treated with courtesy and respect. Assures the availability, preparation and control of medications. Notifies departments of problems and medication errors. Assures the appropriateness of drug therapy and contacts the provider with recommendations for changes or corrections that are necessary. Verifies that the patient understands their medication and the appropriate outcome of their drug therapy. Manages therapy for selected patients in whom drugs are the primary method of treatment. Works with outpatient departments to ensure that medications are stored appropriately and that staff is up to date on changes in medication administration. Counsels patients so that they understand their medication and possible side effects. Provides health promotion and disease prevention activities relating to drug use and preventive drug therapy for patients and staff. Provides drug information, drug therapy consultation and staff education related to drug therapy. Advises patients and family members in methods that facilitate a capacity for self-care and a movement towards a healthcare partnership between the healthcare providers, the patients, and their families. Assists in committee and administrative duties within the Pharmacy. Coordinates and works with other team members to ensure the efficient and effective flow of patients though the Pharmacy. Maintains a clean work environment including adequate supplies and upkeep of unit and equipment. Reports defective or missing equipment and safety hazards. QUALIFICATIONS: SCF programs are established for the purpose of serving a primary population comprised of Alaska Natives who are affiliated with the Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI), and Alaska Natives and American Indians within SCF’s geographical service area. Employees should have a thorough understanding of the cultures and the needs of the CIRI members, and of the general culture and needs of Alaska Natives and American Indians. BS degree in Pharmacy. Registered Pharmacist with current Alaska license. INTERESTED APPLICATIONS: Please complete an online application by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top/bottom of this page. For more information contact Human Resources at, (907) 729-4977 or Toll free at 1-800-478-3343