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Pharmacist, Infusion Services at Downtown

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Job Title
Clin Spec-Pharmacist
LeConte Medical Center
Department Name
Infusion Svs at Dwnt.


Pharmacist, Infusion Services at Downtown

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day shift

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.

As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:

  • unmatched medical insurance,
  • tuition reimbursement;
  • student loan repayment assistance,
  • certification bonuses;
  • leadership and professional development programs;
  • an employer-matched 401(k); and
  • a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program

Position Summary:

The Clinical Pharmacist provides clinical pharmacy support to a well-defined patient population through the utilization of advanced skills in a focused area of pathophysiology/pharmacology.

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@CovHlth.com || 865-374-5368


  • Knowledge of all pharmacist activities and performs such duties as requested.
  • Provide support/consultative services to physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers regarding drug therapy decisions. Provide comprehensive inpatient/outpatient drug therapy management through physician consult.
  • Responsible for quality assessment, quality improvement, and written policies and procedures within specialty area.
  • Responsible for overall reporting/documentation of suspected adverse drug reactions and medication occurrence.
  • Responsible for ensuring the optimal provision of drug therapy for the purpose of achieving outcomes which improve a patient’s quality of life.
  • Manage any unit specific patient care problems relative to pharmacy.
  • Responsible for patient education as applicable within the specialty area.
  • Responsible for compliance with all state and federal pharmacy regulations and requirements.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Participate in community education programs to provide drug information. Participate in the health system employee education programs to provide drug information.
  • Development of clinical pathways via multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Precept pharmacy students in specialty area.
  • Assists in formulary recommendations. Present drug monographs or drug information as requested by the committee. Monitor non-formulary medication usage and provide recommendations for alternative therapy when appropriate.
  • Attend meetings as required and participates on committees as assigned or requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education:.

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience:

Demonstrated written and/or verbal communication skills necessary. Ability to perform drug usage evaluations relative to their area of expertise and ability to research and disseminate drug therapy information to health care personnel.

Licensure Requirements:

Current TN pharmacist license



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