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Pharmacist - Nights

Description

Are you a night person looking for an exciting Pharmacist opportunity? UPMC Shadyside is searching for a highly motivated Night Pharmacist to join their team! UPMC Shadyside offers many opportunities to sharpen skills and learn new ones with ongoing projects in the department. This position offers a schedule of 7 nights on and 7 nights off. The shifts are 11 hours and are from 8:00 PM – 7:00 AM. The Pharmacist in this position will be scheduled to work the weekends and holidays that fall on their on weeks. Apply today to learn more!

Purpose:
Ensure optimal patient outcomes, educate present and future practitioners and support 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 support 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, transplant, orthopedics, oncology and cardiology.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Support drug-related research by assisting in the procurement, accountability, storage, preparation, and distribution of study drugs.
  • Where applicable, complete monthly Nursing Unit liaison reports/emergency medication cart checks by the last day of each month following Department and JCAHO Guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Support Drug Use Disease State Management initiatives conducted by the Department.
  • Where applicable, complete workload documentation cards by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.
  • Review medication orders for safe and effective indication, dose, route, and scheduled administration. Monitor and evaluate what is appropriately documented.
  • Screen all medication orders for Adverse Drug Reactions/Medication Errors as per Department standards and reports through appropriate reporting process.
  • 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.
  • Supervision of staff assisting with the delivery of pharmaceutical care services.

 

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.) required from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Post-licensure hospital pharmacy experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pharmacist
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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