BSS, Staff Pharmacist, Banner University Medical Center Tucson (BFP)
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name:Banner Staffing
Services-AZWork Shift:DayJob Category:PharmacyBanner Staffing
Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one
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Staffing ServicesAs 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:Competitive
wagesPaid orientationFlexible Schedules (select positions)Fewer
Shifts CancelledWeekly pay403(b) Pre-tax retirement planEmployee
Assistance ProgramEmployee wellness programDiscount Entertainment
ticketsRestaurant/Shopping discountsAuto Purchase PlanBSS 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). BSS requires:
Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment,
drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal
and education).POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides pharmaceutical care in the retail,
outpatient setting. Responsible for the accurate dispensing of
prescription medication from the pharmacy and maintaining records
according to state and federal regulations. Provides counseling,
consultation with other practitioners, family members, and
caregivers, to help ensure that medication dispensed is ordered,
and used as appropriately and effectively as possible. Oversees the
activities of the pharmacy technicians, coordinates workflow and
verifies all medications prior to being dispensed. Must demonstrate
the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to
the age of the patients being served. Adheres to local, state, and
federal laws regarding the profession of pharmacy practice.
1. Fills prescriptions in an accurate and timely manner. Reviews
and verifies or enters orders into the medication management
information system. Assures that orders present no significant
problems in regard to drug interactions, incompatibilities,
therapeutic duplications or patient safety. Performs immunization
administration upon patient request.
2. Supervises and directs work of pharmacy technicians. Coordinates
medication preparation and distribution work of the pharmacy
technicians and ensures accuracy prior to dispensing medications
3. Provides counseling to patients, families, or caregivers
regarding their medications, to support appropriate and effective
drug use. Provides accurate, appropriate and timely information to
physicians, nurses, patients and others regarding medication
therapy, drug product guidelines, law and regulations, medication
formulary and other topics related to medication use and
4. Supervises the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy that may
include inventory maintenance, interactions with insurance
companies, and accurate and appropriate record keeping.
5. Consults with prescribing practitioners to help ensure accurate
and appropriate medication use. Reviews medication orders and
evaluates their appropriateness and completeness. Contacts the
prescriber with suggestions for improvement and resolves problems
with the medication orders as needed.6. Oversees all aspects of
medication use, including (1) selection, procurement and storage,
(2) dispensing, (3) monitoring of all medications utilized.
External customers may include Patients, Nurses, Licensed
Independent Practitioners, Physicians, other health care staff,
local, state, and national pharmacy organizations, Joint
commission, 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.
Requires pharmacy licensure in the state of practice and a degree
in Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
Pharmacy licensure. Immunization certification and/or licensure (if
state requires) in state of practice required within 6 months of
hire. Must possess current BLS card.
Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer
skills. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and
other contacts. Must be able to use reference tools to evaluate
patient care and answer questions posed by customers.
Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication
management information system software, and Microsoft
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Keywords: Banner Health, Tucson , BSS, Staff Pharmacist, Banner University Medical Center Tucson (BFP), Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona
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