Emerus Pharmacist (Part-Time 20-25 Hours/Week) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Emerus is the nation’s first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus’ leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus’ distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at www.emerus.com.
The purpose of this position is to assist clinical staff in providing quality patient care by advising physicians and other clinical staff on the selection, dose, interactions and side effects of medications.
Review all patient charts for correct medication therapy and documentation; including patient drug allergies, drug/drug interactions with current medications, appropriate medication choice, route of administration and dose
Conduct weekly on-site visits to each facility
Conduct monthly unit review of department
Assist Hospital Administrator to ensure sufficient medication is in stock; including working with the pharmaceutical wholesaler to find alternatives, if necessary
Review and reconcile controlled substances logs and conduct an annual controlled substance inventory
Comply with all regulatory agency’s rules and regulations as applicable to pharmacy
Maintain appropriate facility licenses – State Board of Pharmacy, DEA and state controlled substance lincense, if applicable
Assist clinical staff with drug related information
Provide on-call 24 hour service to answer questions or assist clinical staff if needed
Counsel patients on medication therapy, if needed
Plan, monitor and evaluate drug programs and regimens
Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
Travel to all facility locations as required
Perform additional duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy, required
License in good standing to practice pharmacy issued by the State Board of Pharmacy, required
Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication
Shift Type: Days
External Company URL: http://www.emerus.com/
Company Name (Integration): Brentwood
Street: 3290 Saw Mill Run Blvd.