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Hackensack Meridian Health Unit Based Pharmacist - Full time with benefits - Days in Brick, New Jersey

Unit Based Pharmacist - Full time with benefits - Days

Job ID
2021-106836

Department
O-PHARM

Site
Ocean University Medical Cntr

Job Location
US-NJ-Brick

Position Type
Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week
40

Shift
Day

Shift Hours
Days

Weekend Work
Every Third Weekend

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
Two of 6

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack MeridianHealthour teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
This patient-centered, unit-based model of care integrates pharmacists with responsibility for both the clinical and the distributive activities of the pharmacy department. Pharmacists are actively engaged in medication management in coordination with physicians and the interdisciplinary team and exhibit a high degree of ownership and accountability for the medication-use process.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Unit Based Pharmacist at Hackensack MeridianHealthincludes:
Reconcile medications upon admission for admitted patients
Reconcile medications for patients based on criteria and patient needs prior to discharge to ensure continuity of care
Develop individualized treatment and monitoring plans for patients
Review and validate all orders prior to first dose administered
Monitor patient medication profiles daily
Participate in patient care rounds when applicable
Educate patients about new medications
Counsel patients who are prescribed high-risk medications or complex medication regimens on their discharge medications during inpatient hospitalization.
Identify barriers to patient medication adherence and work with the interdisciplinary team to address these issues prior to discharge.
Cover assigned shifts as determined by departmental need, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy. Pharm D. strongly preferred
Valid NJ Pharmacy license is required
New graduates who have residency experience, preferably in a hospital or acute care environment, are welcome to apply
Individual must possess strong interpersonal skills and work well at the team level, as well as independently
If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.

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