Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacist
Job ID: 91567511
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm or 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Shift: Evening Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Are you looking for a part-time Pharmacist opportunity in an inpatient pharmacy? UPMC Presbyterian is looking for a motivated Pharmacist to join their team! This is a great opportunity for a new graduate looking to get their foot in the door or a seasoned pharmacist looking a part-time position. 

This is a part-time evening role that requires every 3rd weekend and a rotating holiday schedule. There is a daylight shift on one of the weekends as well. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards package, and the ability to grow in your career. Apply today to learn more!


Purpose:

Ensure the provision of cost-effective pharmacotherapy contributing to optimal patient outcomes, provide experiential education for present and future health care practitioners, and support drug-related research.

Responsibilities:
  • Review, maintain, and screen patient medication records and profiles for allergies, drug interactions and therapeutic duplications while entering orders and/or verifying medications.
  • Identify and report suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Interpret and evaluate physician orders in order to prepare, calculate, and dispense appropriate medication dosage forms for inpatient and outpatient treatment in accordance with the Pennsylvania Pharmacy Practice Act, Federal Drug Laws, and other regulatory organizations.
  • Prepare and dispense intravenous admixture solutions, as required, using aseptic technique in an accepted sterile product preparation area.
  • 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.
  • Fill prescription orders in accordance with State and Federal regulations, utilizing technological resources and equipment.
  • Utilize all available technologies in the provision of pharmaceutical care (i.e., computer systems and databases, Acu-Dose, Robot-Rx, pneumatic tube system, etc).
  • Provide drug information and/or educational programs to healthcare professionals and pharmacy students.
  • 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 promoting rational drug therapy selection.
  • Adhere to all regulatory requirements, professional standards of practice, and hospital quality management policies and procedures in providing pharmaceutical care.
  • Verify Labor and Delivery patient orders for UPMC Horizon

Qualifications

B.S. degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.) from an accredited school of pharmacy required. 
Previous hospital pharmacy experience is preferred.  


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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $42.22 to $68.17 / hour

    Union Position: No

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