Pharmacist - Wexford
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Optimizes patient care by promoting rational, safe and cost
effective pharmaceutical care including drug dispensing,
intravenous admixture program and providing drug information.
Conducts drug therapy monitoring and implements drug therapy
interventions to reduce adverse events. Oversees the work performed
by pharmacy technicians, students and other support staff.
* Process prescriptions: Conducts prospective drug review on all
prescriptions processed. Independently reviews and assesses
medication prescriptions to identify, prevent and resolve potential
and actual drug related problems; ensures that medications are
accurately and efficiently compounded and dispensed. Ensures safe
and appropriate and cost-effective medication therapies for
patients. Demonstrates sound professional judgment and knowledge to
resolve emergent issues. (20%)
* Drug Information and Patient Interventions: Provides accurate and
timely drug information to other health professionals, patients and
the public. Documents interventions and outcomes related to drug
therapy. Collaborates with the healthcare team to manage drug
therapy, protocols and guidelines. (20%)
* Assist in Department Management: Assists the manager in
supervising and directing work of pharmacy technicians, students,
externs and other support personnel in daily operations. Trains
pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy residents and students
in their duty areas. Oversees daily inventory maintenance
purchases. Assures that all controlled substances are stored and
dispensed in compliance with Federal, State and departmental
* Work Environment: Contributes to the effective operation of the
department through all activities including computer functions,
refill medications, generation of labels and answering phones
appropriately. Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
* Safety: Participates in performance improvement and regulatory
compliance efforts. Maintains an attitude that promotes and fosters
an environment of safety. All steps are done in a courteous and
efficient manner. (20%)
* May be responsible for the following if serving as the Night
Pharmacist: Triages, prioritizes and delegates the nightly
activities of the pharmacy department. Serves as the primary
interface to resolve medication related problems between pharmacy,
nursing and other disciplines. Demonstrates proficiency in trouble
shooting and solving information technology, computer and
* Performs other duties as assigned or required.
* Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm
* Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in
the state of PA at hire or sit for boards and obtain licensure
within 120 days.
* Hospital Experience preferred.
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performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a
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