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Lead Pharmacist

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Pharmacist-Clin Specialty - Pharmacy Services General 001 - Full-Time,Day - St. Francis - Milwaukee,WI

Lead position includes in-patient pharmacy department staffing role along with lead clinical work. Associate would participate in weekend/holiday rotation staffing.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Wheaton Fransiscan WI, you will have the opportunity to assure the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders in specialized areas, such as nuclear medicine, oncology, cardiology. Serves as a subject matter expert in pharmacy discipline and provides guidance across pharmacies and to clinical leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems.
  • Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.
  • Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients. Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
  • Oversees technical personnel who assist in the preparation, maintenance, and dispensing of medications and supplies.
  • Assists with academic functions such as serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students.  May float to provide coverage of pharmacy needs. Provides patient counseling when required.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Pharmacist credentialed from the Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required Pharmacy residency preferred
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Job ID: 353091
Category: Pharmacy Services
Facility: WIMIL WFH St Francis Hospital
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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