Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Department

Mountainside Hospital Montclair , NJ 07042

Posted 3 months ago

  • Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We're proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey. Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country's leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Clinical Pharmacist to join the Mountainside Team!

What You'll Do

The Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for drug distribution, clinical interventions, medication errors/adverse drug action reporting, and teaching, training and continuing education within our Emergency Department.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and clinical pathways as approved by appropriate committees

  • Develop and implement best practices associated with medication reconciliation

  • Complete medication history for all patients admitted to the hospital

  • Assist in performing patient education and patient counseling

  • Assist in medication order verification for the Emergency Department

  • Provide and coordinate education for healthcare professionals, including medical, nursing and pharmacy staff consistent with medication management initiatives and the needs of the hospital

  • Act as a drug information source to the Emergency Department staff

  • Participate and lend assistance during Codes, specifically as it relates to cardiac resuscitation and stroke Codes.

  • Assist in dosing of emergency medications during Codes by rapidly calculating, verifying, and preparing medications for immediate administration

  • Liaison between Emergency and Pharmacy departments

  • Mentor and precept pharmacy students

  • Actively participate and contribute to medication management committees including P&T and Antimicrobial Stewardship

  • Participate in interdisciplinary patient care

  • Perform any and all duties as assigned

What You'll Bring

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree Required

  • Valid and current NJ Pharmacy License Required

  • 2+ years of pharmacy experience requires, previous hospital pharmacy experience strongly preferred

  • Prior Emergency Department experience a plus

  • ACLS certified required

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Required

  • PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Emergency Medicine Preferred

  • Experience in unit dose and IV Admixture

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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