Tracking Code: 204463

Pharmacist (Inpatient) - Acute Pharmacy- Gettysburg Hospital - PRN

Location: Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, PA
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

Schedule:
PRN (as needed)
Day/Evening/Nights

General Summary

Level I Pharmacists provide prescribed pharmaceuticals and drug information as needed for patient care according to professional standards and practices. The Level I Pharmacist role includes routine distributive and clinical services with time in those domains contingent upon the needs of the facility and department. Level 1 Pharmacists may advance to a Level II Pharmacist position based upon job performance and successful completion of the requirements for advancement established in the Pharmacist Career Ladder Program (PCLP) criteria grids.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains the requirements located in the PCLP Mandatory and Optional Criteria Grids for the Level I Pharmacist.
  • Provides oversight of safe, accurate, and timely medication order verification including clarification of any medication orders with discrepancies prior to dispensing.
  • Provides pharmacy management and oversight of: - Integrity and security of medications in all care locations. - Investigational drugs. - Preparation of injectable chemotherapy. - Medication wastage, returns, and recalls. - Reconciliation of controlled substance wastage. - Compounding of formulations. - Automated dispensing cabinets. - Medication label components and label quality.
  • Provides medication therapy management services in collaboration with other members of the health care team including consultative services pursuant to the facility's available protocols which may include: - Pharmacokinetic evaluation, monitoring, and dosing (initiation and daily follow-up). - Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) consults. - Anticoagulation initiation and follow-up pursuant to a consult. - Renal dose adjustments. - Intravenous to oral conversions.
  • Provides educational services to patients and healthcare providers regarding medication therapy and/or medication safety concerns.
  • Provides medication event prevention, monitoring, and reporting with an increased emphasis on patient safety.
  • Utilizes technology to enhance patient safety by ensuring the proper distribution, monitoring, and use of medications.
  • Adheres to WellSpan Health's medication-use policies and standard work.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, patient experience caring behaviors, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Assists in preparing required reports by compiling information.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors Degree Pharmacy Bachelor's Degree. Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Hospital experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Pharmacist Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Completion of a pharmacy program from accredited school of pharmacy. Upon Hire Required

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene and is home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in health care, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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