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Company: Kettering Health
Location: Kettering, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it's by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.




  • Establish practice by interacting with patients, prescribers, nurses and other healthcare professionals, as a member of an interdisciplinary team in physician practices to provide pharmacotherapeutics recommendations and monitoring for optimal medication use.
  • Work closely with physicians and health care teams, while providing direct patient care under a collaborative drug therapy management agreement (CDTM),
  • Meet with patients to provide extensive drug and disease state education with a focus on patients at high risk for hospitalization or poor health outcome.
  • Work closely with patients to overcome medication access and adherence barriers
  • Serve as a drug information resource for the other providers and office staff, answering medication therapy questions
  • Monitor for drug-therapy-related adverse events by performing/ordering the appropriate clinical or laboratory tests
  • Engage in population health projects
  • Provide education for pharmacy staff, students, nursing and other healthcare professionals.
  • Serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
  • Participates in strategic planning, business development, and public relations





Pharmacy degree from accredaited college of pharmacy.


PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy preferred



Skills and Experience:


  • Must have exceptional patient communications and be able to modify patient health behavoir
  • Must be able to share complete and accurate information with physicians and other health professionals
  • Must have strong background in primary care
    Must understand the financing of population health
  • Must be competent and proficient to use computers and applications, understand and utilize the electronic medical system, and related equipment within the pharmacy.
  • Must be able to prioritize work to assure that most emergent situations are handled first, and medication safety standards are practiced always to provide excellent and safe patient care.
  • Must be able to collaborate and communicate professionally with the staff, patient family members, patients, physicians, outpatient pharmacies, and other healthcare personnel both effectively and efficiently daily.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must uphold and complies with Corporate HIPAA regulations, all Institutional and KHN policies and procedures, and Pharmacy Departmental policies and procedures. Must complete all mandatory education and competency required annually.  Must comply with KHN Standards of Behavior.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:


Must register with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist and maintain active status during their employment at Kettering Health


Board Certified – Obtain BCACP certifificatin within two years of starting in role



WORK ENVIRONMENT: There may be periods of meeting deadlines with severe time constraints, often with multiple demands from several people.




  1. Trustworthy:
  • Demonstrates support of policies and procedures established by the organization
  • Represents the Network with a positive, professional attitude and professional appearance in all activities and communications
  • Personally champions and promotes KHN's corporate values, mission and culture, and does so with enthusiasm and sincerity
  • Is honest and fair in all interactions; honors commitments made to fellow employees and other departments
  • Positively champions change through sharing thoughts, feelings, and rationale so that others understand personal and organizational positions
  • Presents professional appearance; practices personal hygiene in accordance with policy
  • Consistently respects confidentiality of information


  1. Innovative
  • Collaborates with service lines and staff to increase level of physician engagement with our network-wide services.
  • Performs all activities in accordance with and in support of the Network's mission, vision, values and business objectives
  • Participates in strategic planning, business development, and public relations
  • Enhances professional growth and development through meetings and educational programs
  • Challenges paradigms by identifying assumptions in the way problems or situations are defined or presented and sees alternative ways to view or define problems
  • Gathers information to understand probability of success, benefits of success, and consequences of failure; takes risks and manages them responsibly
  • Champions continuous improvement which strategically aligns to the overall network goals and strategic plan
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Displays willingness to problem-solve
  • Displays willingness to improve job functions



  1. Caring
  • Provides an environment in which employees feel respected and informed
  • Works with hospital and network leaders to foster improved services and grow new business development
  • Works with Hospital and Network Administration to improve facility operations and efficiency in response to information provided by physicians, staff, and patients
  • Interacts with physicians and nursing staff to maintain proper patient care and physician satisfaction
  • Maintains a clean & safe work area
  • Practices “service plus” attitude
  • Practices proper telephone etiquette
  • Knows & uses “Service Plus” techniques


  1. Competent
  • Supervises the development of and maintains relationships with pharmacy staff
  • Works with Hospital administration and personnel to develop and coordinate communication materials and programs
  • Participates in annual continuing education
  • Adheres to Network philosophy, policies, procedures, & supports its goals
  • Communicates effectively to customers of varying cultures, ages, & backgrounds
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates knowledge & adherence to departmental policies & procedures
  • Uses medical center resources efficiently
  • Completes work assignments in timely manner


  1. Collaborative
    • Supports community initiatives by joining and actively participating in civic organizations that align with the mission and values of Kettering Health Network
    • Attends departmental in-service and staff meetings
    • Displays team-oriented behavior & encourages teamwork in others
    • Responds positively to direction from staff, professionally accepting constructive criticism


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