About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.
Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient/client.
Assess the appropriateness of prescribed medications by acquiring and evaluating clinical data of the patient based on the age, renal function, lab results, etc. of the patient.
Initiates pharmaceutical care when consulted by the provider, evaluating and monitoring patients' responses to such care, modifying the prescribed pharmaceutical care to achieve desired therapeutic objectives and outcomes.
Provides/records all patient and family education in patient medical record.
Provides clinical interventions with medication therapy related to formulary, therapeutic interchanges, dosing adjustment based upon lab results, diagnosis and Home Medications.
Incorporates protocol driven care appropriately to direct clinical practice.
Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper hand washing.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.
Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.
As requested by the Director, may have additional responsibility such as preceptor for students and/or new employees, performance process improvement, payroll, oncology lead, diabetes lead, order set development, scheduling and clinical lead in defined areas.
Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting and pharmaceutical order processing.
Participates in In-service Education, Patient Rounds/Conferences and obtains 15 education contact hours per year from the Vidant Health Learn Center
Licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Pharmacy
It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.
For additional information, please contact:
Gloria Jones, Recruiter
Tel: (252) 209-3390