Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacist, Night
Job ID: 698374
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00pm-7:00am
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

If you are interested in working overnight, this role offers a schedule that allows you to have off 7 days in row! We are offering a generous benefits package and competitive salary. Apply today to learn more!

Purpose:

Ensure optimal patient outcomes; educate present and future practitioners and supporting 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 supporting 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, psychiatry, 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.
  • Assists with teaching, training and reinforcement of departmental processes and functions related to the delivery of pharmaceutical care services.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that support the Mission, Vision, and Values Statement of the hospital, the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and contribute to the overall success of our organization.
  • Review medication orders for safe and effective indication, dose, route, and scheduled administration. This monitoring and evaluation is appropriately documented.
  • Screen all medication orders for Adverse Drug Reactions/Medication Errors as per Department standards and report through appropriate reporting process.
  • Supervision of staff assisting with the delivery of pharmaceutical care services.
  • Support Drug Use Disease State Management initiatives conducted by the Department.
  • Support drug-related research by assisting in the procurement, accountability, storage, preparation, and distribution of investigational/study drugs.
  • Verify Labor and Delivery patient orders for UPMC Horizon
  • Where applicable, assist in the completion of monthly Nursing Unit liaison reports/emergency medication cart checks by the last day of each month following Department and JCAHO Guidelines.
  • Where applicable, document clinical interventions in accordance with Department procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Pharmacy degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy. 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • 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: $47.13 to $76.28

Union Position: No

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