Pharmacist, After Hours, Work from Home, PRN WV, VA & NC in Brentwood, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/24/2020

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Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center
The ROE Pharmacist PRN is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and making recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. The ROE pharmacist PRN shall use the medication process to assess, plan, intervene when necessary, implement and evaluate patient care in compliance with client hospital and ROE policies, protocols and procedures.


Serve as pharmacist in charge for state licensure purposes if required
Assists in the orientation and training of the ROE pharmacists
Follows all policies and procedures of the ROE unit
Provide patient care activities to ensure safe and effective drug therapy
Be of service to patients, physicians, nurses and other pharmacists
Maintain and improve job knowledge, skills and competence
Perform duties in accordance with specific standards of care as evidenced by completion of competency skills checklist
Articulate daily activities that support continuous quality improvement of patient care
Prepare written or oral report at change of shift to communicate incomplete assignments and potential patient safety concerns to monitor in order to ensure continuity of medication therapy if required
Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of required job functions, internal communications and operating systems
Accurately enter orders in the computer in a timely manner
Support and assist in meeting overall goals both operationally for order entry in addition to the clinical programs, including, but not limited to therapeutic interchanges set forth by LifePoint
Follows facility procedures when non-formulary drugs, target drugs, restricted drugs and investigational drugs are ordered

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy

Three (3) years hospital experience preferred


Meditech and Paragon operating system experience preferred


Appropriate state licensure


Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages workload

Communication – communicates clearly and concisely in a way that promotes a cooperative work environment


Leadership – guides individuals in department if needed and handles facility issues in absence of management


Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations


Interpersonal Skills – able to work effectively with other employees, supervisors and external parties


PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in required operating systems: (ie CPCS, Scanning

Technology, Automated Dispensing Machines, Micromedex, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Intervention Tools, Microsoft Office, etc.)


Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of department and client facility policies, procedures and systems


Administrative Skills – answer telephones, research information, utilize drug resources


Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports.  Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. 


LifePoint Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This job description in no way states or implies that the key accountabilities above are the only ones being performed by the individual(s) with this job description.  The individual(s) may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his or her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or company


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.