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Pharmacist - Hospital / Inpatient (Memorial)

  • Job ID: 531681366
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Memorial
  • Department: Pharmacy
  • Location: 1701 Innovation Drive, York PA 17404
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $54.65 to $81.98 / hour

Description

UPMC Pinnacle is looking for a motivated Clinical Staff Pharmacist to join their inpatient team! If you are a Pharmacist with inpatient hospital experience who has a passion for providing top-notch pharmaceutical care to patients, we invite you to apply today!
 

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:

  • Reviewmaintain, 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 an 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.

Qualifications

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


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

Pharmacist with Pennsylvania licensure OR licensure eligibility upon hire and licensure obtained within the first 90 days of hire date.

 

 

  • Pharmacist
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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