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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Pharmacist Registered in Franklin Township, New Jersey

Pharmacist Registered
Req \#: 0000064645

Category: Pharmacy

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Day

Facility: RWJ Somerset

Location:

Accountable Care Organization,
379 CAMPUS DRIVE, SOMERSET, NJ 08873

As part of RWJBarnabas Health s Transform Together team you will play an instrumental role in a department that is providing fully coordinated patient care from a holistic approach to improve the overall performance of the value-based population across the healthcare continuum by ensuring the population receives the right care, at the right time, by the right people. The Clinical Pharmacist assumes an active role to provide patient care through comprehensive medication reviews and/or targeted disease-specific interventions.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Gathers necessary data to promote patient safety by ensuring that each relevant medication is indicated, effective, safe, and that the patient is adherent to therapy.
Improves patient-specific drug therapy and therapeutic problems by evaluating the appropriateness of drug therapy, assessing effectiveness, and identifying potential interactions or adverse effects.
Assesses relevant patient-specific medical problems, prioritizes medical problems based on urgency and severity, and identifies preventive and health maintenance issues as needed. May design a drug therapy plan for patient-specific problems and persuasively justifies recommendations.
Provides enhanced patient care through detailed counseling on medications and disease states, adherence assessment, medication cost analysis, review of immunization status, and communication with patient s, providers, and pharmacy.
Provides consultation to other health care professionals if requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Pharmacist licensure in New Jersey required
Certification in Ambulatory Care (BCACP) by the Board of Pharmacy Specialists (or other relevant board certification is expected w/in 2 years of hire
EDUCATION
Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D; Bachelor of Pharmacy) from an accredited school of pharmacy
EXPERIENCE
Minimum 2 years experience working as a clinical pharmacist
Bilingual a plus
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information:

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Medical/Dental/Vision plans
401 (k)
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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