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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Pharmacist Registered-FT (nights) in Jersey City, New Jersey

Pharmacist Registered-FT (nights)
Req \#: 0000068113

Category: Pharmacy

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Night

Facility: Jersey City Medical Center

Location:

Pharmacy,
355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302

DESCRIPTION:
7 nights on 7 nights off overnight position
Clinical Generalist --Reviews patient profiles to assure appropriate therapy based on patient specific information that includes at least the following: age, gender, diagnosis, co-morbidities, relevant laboratory values, allergies, height, weight and BSA, p regnancy and lactation status. Reviews and transcribes all medication orders including specialized orders based on approved protocols accurately and timely verifying therapy, correct medication, route, dose and frequency. Makes recommendations for alternate treatments when necessary. --Participates in clinical initiatives. Initiates appropriate clinical interventions and clarifications with corresponding documentation. Demonstrates compliance with Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee initiatives. Reviews pertinent information to monitor patient s therapies and makes appropriate recommendations eliminating duplicate, unwarranted, or inappropriate therapy. Converts non-formulary medication requests to appropriate formulary alternatives whenever possible.--Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, other health care professionals, and patients/family members. Demonstrates and shares knowledge of various drug information resources and knows how to research and interpret data and information.--Associated responsibilities include but are not limited to:-Therapeutic drug level monitoring-Aseptic compounding of sterile products including antineoplastic and other hazardous medications-Total Parenteral Nutrition-Extemporaneous medication compounding-Medication usage area inspections-Unit dose repackaging-CDS dispensing and inventory maintenance-Oversight of pharmacy technicians-Mentor pharmacy students and residents-Operate all pharmacy automation--The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed listing of all work requirements.
REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of course at an accredited School of Pharmacy with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD. Current registration in New Jersey as a licensed registered pharmacist required. Familiarity with all phases of Hospital Pharmacy. Working knowledge of public health matters. Familiarity with Federal and State laws regulating professional and hospital practice of Pharmacy. Understands role of Hospital Pharmacy Department with the hospital, and its inter-relationships with other departments and functions.

We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:
S - Speak up for Safety
A - Accurately communicate
F - Focus on the task
E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude
T - Thoughtfully interact
Y - You and Me Together

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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