Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacist, Ambulatory (PHMG)
Job ID: 200000GK
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services
Department: Administration - PHMG
Location: 3 Walnut Street, Lemoyne PA 17043

Description

Adhere to all regulatory requirements, professional standards of practice, and hospital quality management policies and procedures in providing pharmaceutical care.

Communicate with physicians and nurses to insure prompt clarification of orders that are unclear, illegible, or incomplete.

Fill prescription orders in accordance with State and Federal regulations, utilizing technological resources and equipment.

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.

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.

Prepare and dispense intravenous admixture solutions, as required, using aseptic technique in an accepted sterile product preparation area.

Provide drug information and/or educational programs to healthcare professionals and pharmacy students.

Review, maintain, and screen patient medication records and profiles for allergies, drug interactions and therapeutic duplications while entering orders and/or verifying medications.

Sustain the formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchange protocols, and promoting rational drug therapy selection.

Utilize all available technologies in the provision of pharmaceutical care (i.e., computer systems and databases, Acu-Dose, Robot-Rx, pneumatic tube system, etc).

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.


Clearances
Act 33 with renewal ~ Act 34 with renewal ~ Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal


Licenses and Certifications
Pharmacist


UPMC is an equal opportunity Employer/ Disability/ Veteran.

Salary Range: $53.98 to $80.97 / hour

Union Position: NON

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