Jamestown Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that the JRMC Pharmacy Department received the North Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacist’s Excellence in Medication Use Safety Award.
This award recognizes a specific contribution or achievement that has advanced the ability of hospital and health-system pharmacists in the United States to serve the needs of patients through improved medication safety processes.
JRMC’s Pharmacy Department includes four doctors of pharmacy: Pharmacy Manager Brian Ament, Ashley Eagleson, Tabitha Kleingartner and Tom Schmitz. And, four registered pharmacy technicians with three of whom are certified: Jayde Kueneman, Barb Schmidt, Janean Schmidt and Megan Thompson.
“We have a highly trained pharmacy staff with all members making patient safety a primary concern in all that we do,” said Ament.
The services JRMC’s Pharmacy Department provides has lasting effects on patient safety within the community and beyond.
This achievement validates JRMC’s commitment to being the best rural hospital for patients to receive care, employees to work and providers to practice,” said JRMC President & CEO Mike Delfs.
In addition to receiving the North Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacist’s Excellence in Medication Use Safety Award, in 2019, iVantage also recognized JRMC as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the United States. In 2017 and 2018, Modern Healthcare named JRMC one of the top 150 Best Places to Work in healthcare nationwide.
JRMC works to exceed industry standards, Delfs said. One example of that is exceptional patient care.
“We take great pride in the recognition by others around the state and nation of our ability to provide outstanding care and service that is equal to and in some instances better than larger hospitals,” Delfs said.
Since 1929, JRMC has focused on making human connection and memorable impressions. In fact, JRMC’s history of doing things first and with excellence has earned its facility a legendary reputation.