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Covenant Health CLINICAL PHARMACIST in Nashua, New Hampshire

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Pharmacy Supervisor, performs the functions of a licensed pharmacist in preparing and providing medication distribution and drug information throughout the hospital. Monitors the administration of medications to the patient.

Incumbents are identified as "Waste Handler-Satellite Collection Area" employees. These employees must complete the NHDES required hazardous waste level training as defined in the SJH Hazardous Waste Training Plan-2014 as administered by the St. Joseph Hospital Safety Officer.

Essential Duties

  • Review copies of physician's orders for medications, interpret the orders for accuracy and dosage, enter into the pharmacy computer and dispense the required medication.

  • Monitor patient for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab interaction.

  • Monitor the patient for allergies/potential allergies to medications.

  • Note any deviations between the medication ordered and that dispensed on the Medication Administration Record.

  • Monitor the patient's Medication Profile to insure proper administration of medication.

  • Refill the patient cassettes/Omnicells daily.

  • Communicate all discrepancies or possible interactions with the medical staff.

  • Provide drug information to the hospital and medical staffs.

  • Supervise technicians in all areas of the pharmacy prn.

  • Provide coverage in the retail pharmacy service.

  • Perform quality control checks as assigned.

  • Prepare cytotoxic agents as required.

  • Conduct monthly security inspections as required.

  • Inventory and dispense controlled substances as required.

  • Conform with departmental policies and procedures, hospital directives, safety regulations, and State/Federal Laws.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    Education

  • Must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or an equivalent association.

  • Must be licensed by the State of New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy.

    Covenant Health Mission Statement

    We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

    Core Values

    Compassion

    We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.

    Integrity

    We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.

    Collaboration

    We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

    Excellence

    We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation.

    We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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