Staff Pharmacist (7/7 Option) - York Hospital - Nights

Wellspan Health • York, PA 17401

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Staff Pharmacist (7/7 Option) - York Hospital - Nights

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General Summary:Under general supervision, provides prescribed pharmaceuticals and drug information as needed for adequate patient care according to professional standards and practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:1 Reviews all nonemergent orders prior to the first dose administered. Monitors patient medication profiles daily. Reconciles medications during all changes in level of care, including transfers and postoperatively. 2 Provides initial pharmacokinetic evaluation for narrow therapeutic index medications. Oversees compounding of orders for parenteral nutrition solutions. Provides drug information to the health care team. Provides programs for patients that prevent disease and improve health. 3 Provides Pharmacy management and/or oversight of: a) medications in all care locations; b) all investigational medications; c) preparation of injectable chemotherapy; d) medication waste, returns and recalls; e) the process of reconciling controlled-substance waste; f) compounding of formulations; and g) automated dispensing cabinets. Standardizes medication doses to improve safety and efficacy. Ensures appropriate medication label components and label quality, and safe medication storage. 4 Provides medication event prevention, monitoring and reporting. Provides education to allied health professionals on medication safety issues. 5 Ensures that technology provides patient safety. Uses technology and information systems to ensure the proper distribution and use of medications. Participates in the assessment of technology. 6 Participates in quality, safety and performance initiatives related to medication use at organization and department levels. Applies infection-control principles to medication dispensing and administration.Department Description:The Pharmacy Department is committed to quality and safety. Our training program offers residents the ability to be mentored in an environment which promotes gaining experience in providing and overseeing all aspects of hosptial based pharmacy practice. Pharmacists working with the Pharmacy Department participate in providing specialist level care through our work within our Pain Team, Nutrition Support, and Anticoagulation Clinics.

About WellSpan:

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.

The Community:

WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you're seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you'll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

Required Experience

License and registration as requiredCompletion of 5 year program from accredited school of pharmacy

Job Location

York, Pennsylvania, United States

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