CentraState Healthcare System

  • Pharmacist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 9:00 AM)
    ID
    2018-8879
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
  • Overview

    Pharmacist provides quality pharmaceutical services to patients, physicians, nurses and other health professionals in accordance with established professional standards.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Affirms the patient's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
    • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the patients cared for.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of care needed based on the age of the patients cared for.
    • Verifies and dispenses all medications accurately, and on a timely basis as per the Pharmacy Department's Policies and Procedures.
    • Verifies all medication orders for accuracy in dose, schedule, indication and appropriate medication use.
    • Computer: Displays ability to input and retrieve vital information pertinent to patient care. Displays understanding of automated devices and operations.
    • Compound and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile, admixtures, and chemotherapy accurately.
    • Monitors/reviews medication profile for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory test interactions, allergies, appropriateness of drug, therapeutic duplications.
    • Provides clinical consultations and clarification to practitioners.
    • Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
    • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
    • Partakes in pharmacokinetic services (intervention) and drug dosing per institutional protocols.
    • Participates in quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department.
    • Collects data; conducts quality monitors and inspections; and maintains logs, records and other documentations as assigned.
    • Research: Displays understanding and adequately interprets and applies federal and local laws, regulations, institutional polices and guidelines to protect human subjects and ensures institutional compliance.
    • Maintains adequate dispensing records/medication returns and just variances effectively.
    • Displays a positive attitude within the department and across department lines in support of hospital programs and mission.
    • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies.
    • Complies with all requirements related to risk management, patient safety, medication safety, environmental safety and infection control.
    • Complies with all federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.
    • Willing to accept additional tasks. Seeks new and challenging assignments

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.

     

    Work Experience:

    One year hospital experience preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    Active New Jersey Pharmacist license.

     

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a clean, well-lighted and ventilated area, possible exposure to hazardous materials.

     

    Exposure:

    Potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids. 

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Occasionally

    Standing/Walking - Frequently

    Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

    Bending/Climbing - Rarely

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Rarely

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Never

    Typing/Filing - Occasionally

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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