Staff Pharmacist - Good Samaritan Hospital

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 69671

Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides prescribed pharmaceuticals and drug information as needed for adequate patientcare 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.
 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in pharmacy
  • Completion of 5 year program from accredited school of pharmacy
  • License and registration as required
  • 6 - 12 months experience required
  • Hospital experience preferred
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)