Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 98045
Recruiter Contact: Hannahwair@centura.org
Clinic/Department: 7311 PAH PHARMACY
Hospital: PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Shift: All shifts
Assist pharmacists in promoting an organized and functional pharmacy service. Prepares medications for dispensing and
Minimum Education Requirements
- Currently enrolled in an accredited College of Pharmacy
Minimum Experience Requirements
- State of Colorado Pharmacy Intern license
Position Duties (Essential Functions)
Accurately and in a timely manner fills unit dose cart, floor stock,
medication orders, and delivers to patient care areas to ensure
availability of ordered drugs and supplies. Is knowledgeable in the
use and stocking of automated medication cabinets. Accurately
and in a timely manner, prepares prescriptions for pharmacist
review and dispensing. Pre-packages and labels bulk medications
for unit dose / unit of use dispensing with computer and
associated equipment. Checks floor stock and / or pharmacy
stock for outdates, overstock, and proper storage on a monthly
basis to ensure the use of high quality medications. Maintains
cost effective inventory of bulk items, utilizing soon to expire items
quickly, and decreasing overstock of inventory. Demonstrates
technical skill level in utilizing a variety of pharmaceutical
competencies including, but not limited to, calculations, aseptic
technique and cytotoxic drug properties.
Maintains patient and other records using pharmacy computers
and manual systems to ensure timely and accurate patient billings
and compliance with regulatory agencies. Facilitates maintenance
of adequate supplies by logging supplies or products that need to
be ordered. Accurately documents appropriate information during
medication preparation and dispensing activities.
Alerts pharmacy director, coordinator, clinical coordinator, or
pharmacist of problems requiring corrective action in a timely
manner. Screens nursing and physician inquiries and phone calls
by directing to appropriate person to ensure accurate and timely
communication. Performs special projects, including the training
of new technicians and overseeing their activities, and other
activities as assigned to increase and improve level of service,
skill level, and productivity. Communicates effectively with
patients, visitors, clinical staff, and other health care providers
using both spoken and written methodologies.
We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our
It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians,
patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards
of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
CORE VALUES & STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR
Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made.
Stewardship: Respectful of all natural, human and financial measures.
Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating, physical and emotional health.
Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do.
Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations.
Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our
Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.
X Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs frequently)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.