VCN Pharmacist Jobs

Virtual Career Network Healthcare mobile logo

Job Information

Trinity Health Pharmacist 3rd shift in Hartford, Connecticut

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night Shift

Description:Come join our Pharmacy team at Saint Francis Hospital, a member of Trinity Health Of New England! We are part of the nationwide Trinity Health family bringing compassionate care to our communities.

:

Ensures the safe and effective use of pharmaceuticals through their proper storage, handling, evaluation, preparation, compounding, labeling and dispensing in conjunction with state and federal regulations and departmental policies. Maintains proper records, documentation and provides complete communication as appropriate. Follows department guidelines with regard to clinical interventions and provides drug information as required and/or requested. Supervises pharmacy technicians and maintains efficient workflow of the area they are working in. Requires competency in providing direct patient care to adult, geriatric, neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, oncologic and psychiatric patients depending on work site.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Great benefits and Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Pharmacy Department

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Salaried 40hrs per week, 7 nights on 7 nights off-- 10hr shifts, work 70hrs per two week pay period, get paid for 80! $10/hr night differential

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Prepares, dispenses, and supervises the preparation of all medications and IVs for patient use in the hospital in conjunction with state and federal regulations and department policies. Ensures these same medications are delivered to the right patient in the most efficient manner.

  • Excellent Communicator: Advises other health care professionals on drug interactions, incompatibilities, side effects, and proper administration of medications. Effectively communicates with staff at all levels.

  • Strong Educator: Supervises non-pharmacist personnel by assigning duties, checking all orders, maintaining efficient workflow, and checking IVs and other medications prepared by technicians.

  • Technical Familiarity: Assesses need for non-formulary items ordered according to department policy, and initiates contact with prescribing physician for substitute. Verifies physicians’ orders for proper dose, regimen, allergies, potential drug-drug interactions/incompatibilities, adverse drug reactions and monitors lab data on all patients before dispensing medication. Utilizes appropriate communication log to notify physician/nurse of potential problem. Verifies all narcotic orders are received, maintains perpetual inventory log, performs weekly C-II inventory and monthly controlled drug inventory and ensures all forms are completed and filed appropriately

  • Active Teamwork: Active participant in department programs and projects. Works with department leadership to provide input to continually improve department operations.

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (preferred)

  • Connecticut Pharmacists License

  • Board Certification preferred

  • PGY1 Residency training Required

  • PGY2 Residency training in Emergency Medicine or Critical Care Preferred

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

DirectEmployers