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Pharmacist Specialist Program, night shift

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Pharmacist will be responsible for interpreting physician orders, monitoring medication interactions and/or allergies, preparing medications and parenteral solutions, and dispensing them in a proper manner consistent with responsibility as a licensed professional. Performs routine medication area inspections. Communicates with physicians and professionals pursuant to medication therapy, and promotes smooth workflow performance while acting as a source of information and guidance to hospital personnel and physicians in medication therapy. Supervises technician work preparation to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and technician competencyJOB DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Directs pharmacy technician, interns and volunteers who assist with medications, controlled substances and parenteral solution preparations and ensures the accuracy of their work inaccordance with established departmental procedures, professional standards, and Federal or State Regulations. Confers with individuals concerning questions or problems. Establishes and maintains a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with co-workers.2. Responsible for the daily activities of Pharmacy Unit Dose, Narcotic Control, I.V. Admixture Floor Stock Control and Clinical Services to Physicians, Nurses and patients.3. Prepare sterile products and intravenous solution per physician orders.4. Maintains Pharmacy records, patient profiles and other documents needed in the normal practice of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice.5. Provides Inservice Training to physicians, nurses and other Para-professionals within the institution.6. Reviews medication records of patient.7. Reports observations of responses to drug therapy, adverse reactions and over and under utilization of drugs to physician, nursing and other appropriate professional within the institution.8. Participates, as appropriate, in clinical rounds, treatment team meetings, hospital committees and conferences.9. Assists, as appropriate, in developing drug histories of patients and in developing drug treatment plans which are consistent with the physicians orders for the patient.10. Performs related work as requested by the Director of Pharmacy.11. Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.12. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.13. Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).14. Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.15. Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.16. Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.17. Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
OTHER FUNCTIONS:1. Other related duties as assigned.
WORK SCHEDULE:Night shift, 8:00 PM/8:30 PM- 6:00 AM or 6:30 AM work 7 nights on then 7 nights off, weekends and holidays as scheduled.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Pharmacist Specialist Program, night shift, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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