Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacist (Night)
Job ID: 692188
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 days on and 7 days off 10:00pm-8:00am
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC East
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146

Description

UPMC East is looking for someone that has an interest in pharmacy automation, career longevity, and a great work environment. If this sounds like a fit for you, apply today!

Purpose:

Ensure optimal patient outcomes, educate present and future practitioners and support drug-related research. These services will be provided in compliance with state and federal regulations, JCAHO standards, the mission, policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Pharmacist will be involved in patient care activities support a variety of patient populations ranging from adolescents to geriatrics. Inpatient and outpatient practice areas include, but are not limited to, general medicine, surgery, intensive care, transplant, orthopedics, oncology and cardiology.

Responsibilities:
  • Annually complete continuing education programs related to Pharmacy Practice as a mandatory requirement for maintaining an active license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Audit and maintain accurate records for all controlled substances. Assure that all controlled substances are stored and dispensed in compliance with Federal, State, and Departmental regulations.
  • Review medication orders for safe and effective indication, dose, route, and scheduled administration. This monitoring and evaluation is appropriately documented. Support Drug Use Disease State Management initiatives conducted by the Department.
  • Screen all medication orders for Adverse Drug Reactions/Medication Errors as per Department standards and reports through appropriate reporting process.
  • Support drug-related research by assisting in the procurement, accountability, storage, preparation, and distribution of study drugs.
  • Where applicable, complete monthly Nursing Unit liaison reports/emergency medication cart checks by the last day of each month following Department and JCAHO Guidelines.
  • Where applicable, complete workload documentation cards by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or Doctorate in Pharmacy. 
  • Post-licensure hospital pharmacy experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Pharmacist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $46.02 to $69.38

Union Position: No

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