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As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country's leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.
In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:
Flexible Schedules (select positions)
Fewer Shifts Cancelled
403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
Employee Assistance Program
Employee wellness program
Discount Entertainment tickets
Auto Purchase Plan
BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).
POSITION SUMMARY This position actively participates on the healthcare team as a pharmacotherapy expert in the area of ambulatory care to provide high quality direct-patient care and serve as a resource and drug information specialist to all other healthcare staff. Contributes to the optimal selection of drug therapy and design and may implement patient-specific medication regimens to maximize therapeutic benefit, minimize toxicity and attain quality measure gap closure. Accurately and completely documents patient assessment data and clinical interventions. May provide comprehensive patient education to improve medication compliance and promote patient self-management skills. Must possess clinical acumen and skills necessary to assess and interpret data reflective of the patient's clinical condition. Conducts educational activities, applies principles of performance improvement, and may participate in Committee activities as appropriate assisting with the development and implementation of evidence-based medication guidelines/protocols. May oversee residents, interns, pharmacy technicians and support staff as applicable, providing direction in completion of daily responsibilities.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business challenges to suggest improvements to services, processes or products. May provide oversight and assist with the development and implementation of evidence-based collaborative practice protocols. May participate in Ambulatory Pharmacy and Therapeutic (P&T) or other system committee activities as appropriate. Evaluates and recommends medications for formulary. Prepares formulary evaluations for P&T consideration.
2. Solves complex problems. Takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Performs medication therapy and disease state management, which includes critically evaluating disease states and adjusting medication therapy, per the ambulatory pharmacy collaborative practice protocols, to optimize patient regimens and improve clinical outcomes. Ensures utilization of appropriate and cost-effective medication therapy. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, disease state management (e.g. thromboembolic disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, COPD), medication management, adverse drug event prevention and management, and evaluating and addressing quality measure therapy gaps.
3. Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to non-standard requests. Interacts primarily with department and cross-department peers, supervisor, customers, peers' managers, patients and physicians. Functions as a therapeutic consultant in areas that may include rational and appropriate use of medications, clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and disease state management. Demonstrates accurate and thorough documentation skills. Facilitates pharmacist-to-provider communication and clinical interventions.
4. Makes decisions within approved operating plans and objectives and within functional policies and precedents. Determines how and when to achieve results.
5. Participates in ordering or prescribing, administering and monitoring of all medications utilized. Internal customers may include Patients, Nurses, Licensed Independent Practitioners, Administrators and other health care team members for the purpose of integrating services, improving patient care and ensuring effective communication systems. External customers may include local, state, and national pharmacy organizations, State Board of Pharmacy, colleagues and peers, educational institutions and pharmaceutical representatives.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
A degree in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
Completion of an accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program or three years of previous clinical pharmacy experience in the ambulatory care setting.
Requires current and unrestricted pharmacy licensure in the applicable state of practice within 90 days of hire date.
Maintains good organizational, problem solving, and computer skills. Possesses good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and other contacts.
Additional related education and/or experience, including Board Certification in a related field, preferred or PGY2 pharmacy residency program in ambulatory care.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.