Tracking Code: 202571

Pharmacist (Inpatient) - WellSpan Surgery and Rehab Hospital - Day

Location: WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, York, PA
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

Schedule:
Hours: PRN Day Shift
Required to work every 4th Friday 11am to 7pm
Additional hours as needed and available

Pharmacy Hours:
Monday - Friday 7am to 7pm
Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - Closed

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.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Rarely (10lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Rarely (10lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Rarely
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Frequently
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally

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

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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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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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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