Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been
dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the
lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to
continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals
dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and
quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the
legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.
CHI St. Alexius Health officially announced
the formation of its regional health care system on April 19, 2016.
The system is the largest health care delivery system in central
and western North Dakota and is comprised of a tertiary hospital in
Bismarck, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington,
Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and
Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St.
Alexius Health manages five CAHs in North Dakota - Ashley, Elgin,
Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in
Collaborate in all phases of pharmaceutical
services that includes drug distribution and clinical services,
respecting all persons for their own personal worth and dignity
while maintaining cost effectiveness
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitor drug therapy and communicates findings and recommendations
to appropriate professionals
Collect PharmDoc intervention data and submit on an ongoing
Actively participate in renal dosing protocol
Accurately assess medication orders for appropriateness (dose,
frequency, indication, drug-drug interactions)
Actively work to help direct nursing staff as to how to resolve
Actively address & resolve items in Pharmacist work queue in
Pharmacy Order Entry System
Actively participate in registering & following Clozapine patients
to be scheduled to cover an area in addition to your primary
responsibility (IS, OR, CP, IP, Clinical)
to be scheduled for a shift in a pharmacy order entry area.
Actively participate in pharmacokinetic monitoring
Actively participate in monitoring/calculating adult TPN
Actively participate in monitoring/calculating neonatal/pediatric
Actively participate in anticoagulant management services
Actively participate in pain management
Actively participate in monitoring microbiology cultures
Actively participate in IV to PO switch program
Prepare/check intravenous admixtures
Educate/counsel patients and customers about their drug regimen(s)
and/or disease prevention
Provide timely drug information
Document drug information questions on drug information
database as defined per policy
Actively participate in ADR reporting process
Actively participate in medication error reporting process
recommendations for improving safety in the medication use
Review a class of medications
Complete at least one DUE project per year
Present one or more items to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee per
Promote Formulary Management and support Formulary Management
Develops formulary drug monograph for formulary addition request
and makes recommendation for P &T
Policies and Standardized orders
Participate in writing, revising, or reviewing two or more
departmental/house-wide policies and procedures you are responsible
Educate appropriate staff about new or revised policy and
Follow current policy and procedures
Participate in review and revision of physician standardized order
Maintains Professionalism, Competencies and Leadership Standards
Present and/or helps develop an in-service for the department or
as a committee/group/Performance Improvement Team (PIT) chairperson
as a student or resident preceptor
Participate in department education by writing departmental
newsletter article as assigned
Actively support and/or participate in clinical research
Successfully complete the defined job specific competencies,
including competency for age specific, as assigned.
Graduate of a College of Pharmacy with a minimum of a Baccalaureate
Degree in Pharmacy.
Licensed as a pharmacist in the State of North Dakota in good
Computer proficiency and training to provide pharmaceutical care to
all ages of patients.
Interpersonal Skills: Relates well with
staff, patients and visitors. Maintains confidentiality
Effort: Level -
Light (20 lbs. infrequently, 10 lbs. or less frequently).
Hours of Work:
40 hours per week days,
evenings, weekends. Rotating weekends/holidays.
Exposed to environmental hazards normally associated with
employment in a
Some occupational exposure to blood and body fluids: Hepatitis B
vaccine program option available.
Exposure to cytotoxic agents and other hazardous materials.
Works in closed environment that is air conditioned year round.
Occasional amounts of mental/visual strain.
Participates and maintains standards for continuing education as
outlined by the North Dakota State Board of Pharmacy.