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Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy (part time)

  • Job ID: 501788866
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Community Pharmacy
  • Department: Passavant
  • Location: 9000 Babcock Blvd, Allison Park PA 15101
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $45.34 to $68.40 / hour

Description

UPMC Community Pharmacy is looking for a part time pharmacist to join our team and support the Pittsburgh area Community Pharmacies. The position will support UPMC Passavant, Magee, Hillman, Falk, Mercy East, Forbes, Pint Size, Centre Ave, McKeesport and Presbyterian outpatient pharmacies. This part time position is primarily daylight and may require an occasional weekend shift.

Responsibilities: 

  • Review, maintain, and screen patient medication records and profiles for allergies, drug interactions and therapeutic duplications while entering orders and/or verifying medication. 
  • Participate in departmental quality improvement and cost-reduction initiatives, as well as UPMC Rx Express to continually improve and evaluate pharmaceutical care as reflected by operational and patient care indicators. 
  • Organize daily operational duties and assist in the supervision of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy aides, student interns and other ancillary personnel involved in providing pharmaceutical care.  
  • Adhere to all regulatory requirements, professional standards of practice, and pharmacy policies and procedures in providing pharmaceutical care.
  • Provide drug information and/or educational programs to healthcare professionals and pharmacy students.
  • Complete all staff competencies and perform duties of staff pharmacist. 
  • Ensure the timely provision of cost-effective drug therapy contributing to optimal patient outcomes. Ensure proper technique is used in the preparation of drugs. 
  • Evaluate patient medication orders for suitability of drug selection, dosage, and other considerations such as patient age, weight, sex, organ function, diagnosis and allergies. Apply pharmacokinetic principles when appropriate. Consult with prescriber for corrections or clarifications if needed. 
  • Communicate with Physicians and nurses to insure prompt clarification of orders that are unclear, illegible, or incomplete
  • Sustain the formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchange protocols and promote rational drug therapy selection.
  • Identify and report suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Fill prescription orders in accordance with State and Federal regulations, utilizing technological resources and equipment.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.) from an accredited school of pharmacy required.
  • 3-6 months hospital pharmacy experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience or familiarity with investigational drug control procedures and protocol design is preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pharmacist

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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