Pharmacist

Centrastate Healthcare System Freehold , NJ 07728

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Pharmacist provides quality pharmaceutical services to patients, physicians, nurses and other health professionals in accordance with established professional standards.

Responsibilities

  • Affirms the patient's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.

  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the patients cared for.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of care needed based on the age of the patients cared for.

  • Verifies and dispenses all medications accurately, and on a timely basis as per the Pharmacy Department's Policies and Procedures.

  • Verifies all medication orders for accuracy in dose, schedule, indication and appropriate medication use.

  • Computer: Displays ability to input and retrieve vital information pertinent to patient care. Displays understanding of automated devices and operations.

  • Compound and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile, admixtures, and chemotherapy accurately.

  • Monitors/reviews medication profile for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory test interactions, allergies, appropriateness of drug, therapeutic duplications.

  • Provides clinical consultations and clarification to practitioners.

  • Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.

  • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.

  • Partakes in pharmacokinetic services (intervention) and drug dosing per institutional protocols.

  • Participates in quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department.

  • Collects data; conducts quality monitors and inspections; and maintains logs, records and other documentations as assigned.

  • Research: Displays understanding and adequately interprets and applies federal and local laws, regulations, institutional polices and guidelines to protect human subjects and ensures institutional compliance.

  • Maintains adequate dispensing records/medication returns and just variances effectively.

  • Displays a positive attitude within the department and across department lines in support of hospital programs and mission.

  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies.

  • Complies with all requirements related to risk management, patient safety, medication safety, environmental safety and infection control.

  • Complies with all federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.

  • Willing to accept additional tasks. Seeks new and challenging assignments

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy.

Work Experience:

One year hospital experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

Active New Jersey Pharmacist license.


Required Knowledge and

Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions:

Works in a clean, well-lighted and ventilated area, possible exposure to hazardous materials.

Exposure:

Potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

Physical Demands:

Sitting

  • Occasionally

Standing/Walking

  • Frequently

Kneeling/Stooping

  • Rarely

Bending/Climbing

  • Rarely

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist

  • Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds

  • Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds

  • Never

Typing/Filing

  • Occasionally

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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