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Pharmacist (On-Call)

Company: Mac's List
Location: Portland
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionThank you for your interest in career opportunities at Central City Concern!Since 1979, the Portland Community has trusted Central City Concern (CCC) to help people create meaningful, long-term change. Every year, we serve more than 13,000 people experiencing, or at risk-of, homelessness with affordable and supportive housing, person-centered health care, addiction recovery and employment assistance. By providing health care, housing and jobs, CCC is ending homelessness in Portland and helping people achieve their highest potential.Join Central City Concern's (CCC) Pharmacy Operations Team as an On-Call Pharmacist!Location(s):The On-Call Pharmacist will rotate between the Blackburn Center (East Portland) and Old Town Clinic (Downtown), depending on the needSchedule: Fully-dependent on the need(s) of Blackburn Primary Care Center (East Portland) and Old Town Clinic (Downtown); No guaranteed hours/No fixed scheduleSUMMARY: The Blackburn Center is an innovative program that will offer integrated housing, health care, and employment services with the long term goal of eliminating homelessness. We seek to change how these services are delivered to all people, especially vulnerable populations.This position will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team at the Blackburn Center to deliver comprehensive, person-centered, integrated services to the Portland Eastside community. The pharmacist will collaborate with other healthcare providers and other pharmacy staff to provide high quality, patient-centered care that promotes outcomes which improve quality of life. The pharmacist must be able to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns. The pharmacist will serve the patient by dispensing medications, providing pharmacological information to the health care team, and monitoring patient medication therapies.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Work as a member of the Blackburn Center multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive, client centered and trauma informed integrated services.* Actively participate in the integration of services at the Blackburn Center and identify new opportunities to improve collaboration between and within service and care teams while carefully following information-sharing guidelines.* Proactively identify opportunities for improvement within Blackburn Center workflows and logistics. Participate in review of Blackburn Key Performance Indicators; review and contribute to continuous improvement opportunities and plans.* Build understanding of and appreciation for diversity among Blackburn Center clients and support their connection to culturally responsive and culturally specific services as requested.* Review medication orders for appropriateness and accuracy including contraindications, allergies, dose, route, frequency, duplicate therapy and formulary status.* Prepare and dispense medication orders per prescriber requirements according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.* Supervise and train pharmacy technicians to assure accurate order entry, preparation, and proper technique.* Supervise and train pharmacy interns and externs. May serve as a preceptor for the intern or extern as outlined by the State Board of Pharmacy.* Contributes to and continually builds a positive work environment. Maintains a positive attitude towards co-workers and patients alike.* Effectively communicates with all staff including but not limited to technicians, other Pharmacists, Technician Operations Manager, Pharmacy Operations Manager/PIC, Director of Pharmacy, any other clinic staff, etc. regarding but not limited to current projects, workflow improvement strategies, and overall pharmacy systems management.* Participate in the development of drug protocols and clinical pathways.* Complete Quality Assurance auditing as required for prescriptive authority.* Ensure safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to the established laws, rules, policies, procedures, and protocols.* Contribute to the quality and effective operation of the department.* Provide in-service training to pharmacy and clinic staff as appropriate.* Research and evaluate professional literature in response to questions and requests. Provide pharmacy consultation to provider and other healthcare professionals when requested or appropriate (e.g. cost-effective drug alternatives)* Provide evidence of continued competence to practice pharmacy.* Report adverse drug reactions, drug defects, and medication errors according to procedure.* Adhere to all state and federal privacy regulations, including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2, and to CCC policies and agreements regarding confidentiality, privacy, and security. Support compliance with all privacy and security requirements pursuant to community partners' and outside providers' patient confidentiality agreements, including privacy and security requirements for EMR access. This includes immediately reporting any breach of protected health information or personal identification information of any person receiving CCC services by CCC or an outside provider to the CCC Compliance Department, as well as to your supervisor or their designee.* Ensure clinical privileging requirements are met for all direct reports pursuant to CCC's Privileging Policy.* Assume responsibility for all aspects of pharmacy operations including inventory, personnel, and security. The individual responsibilities are shared equally by all pharmacists.* Access, input, and retrieve information from the computer.* Operate the cash register.* Provide good customer service.* Attend all mandatory CCC trainings in a timely manner.* Other duties as assigned.SKILLS AND ABILITIES:* Ability to consider the impacts and outcomes for underserved communities during decision-making processes.* Ability to consider impacts of systems of oppression, structural racism, and individual bias on client outcomes.* Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented environment.* Ability to interact with co-workers, patients, and other staff to instill confidence and facilitate communication.* Problem-solving of complex professional practice issues.* Ability to display non-judgmental attitude.* Sufficient manual dexterity and physical ability to perform assigned tasks.* Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.* Ability to work in an atmosphere where people may be hostile or abusive.* Knowledge of de-escalation methods or willing to be trained in these methods.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED)* Required: BS in Pharmacy from an accredited pharmacy school.* Required: Must be eligible for licensure in the State of Oregon, and obtained, prior to employment start date.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Doctor of Pharmacy.* PGY-1 residency training (or equivalent training or experience).* Contemporary ambulatory pharmacy medication management and retail pharmacy operation management skills.* Bilingual (e.g. Spanish).* Available to work during standard clinic hours.ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS* Current CPR/BLS certification prior to start.* Ability to adhere to Central City Concern's drug-free workplace which encourages a safe, healthy and productive work environment and strictly complies with the Drug-Free Work Place Act of 1988. An employee shall not, in the workplace, unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use a controlled substance or alcohol.* Must meet CCC privileging requirement as required by FTCA.* Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and DHS background check.* Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull, and lift heavy objects.* Must adhere to agency's non-discrimination policies.* Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, life-styles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions.Listing TypeJobsCategoriesNonprofitPosition TypePart TimeEmployer TypeDirect Employer

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