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Elizabeth Seton Children’s Pharmacist - Per Diem Flex Shift in Yonkers, New York

Purpose of Position

To provide pharmaceutical services in accordance with federal, state, local standards and the policies and procedures of the Pharmacy department of the Pediatric Center. You will assist the Director of Pharmacy in providing quality pharmacy services to all the residents of the Pediatric Center.

Position Functions and Responsibilities

  • Promotes Elizabeth Seton Children’s Mission and Core Values of Respecting and Embracing Diversity, Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Evolution, Growth and Change and Loving Relationships by bringing these values to life in the organization.

  • Fills and dispenses prescriptions.

  • Provides consultation on all aspects of pharmacy services and medication information to staff, residents and families.

  • Profiles patient orders to computer system.

  • Prints accurate physicians’ order sheets and medication administration records.

  • Properly stores medications, chemicals and biologicals.

  • Assists Director in the ordering of medications, chemical and biologicals.

  • Assists in the maintenance of inventory by removing expired medications and rotating stock.

  • Inspects nursing units and reports problems to Pharmacy Director.

  • Packages medication for use on the nursing units.

  • Picks up orders and delivers medications to the nursing units.

  • Participates in department quality improvement activities as indicated.

  • Compounds medications using special formulations in pharmacy compounding book and keeps records of compounded prescriptions.

  • Replenishes floor stock medications for nursing units and other departments.

  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the department in the absence of the director.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the pharmacy’s and Pediatric Center’s policies and procedures.

  • Verifies and replaces medication orders for medications provided from the night cabinet by the nursing supervisor when the pharmacy is closed.

  • Maintains a communication log on all consultations regarding medication orders and food-drug interactions.

  • Must have at least 45 hours of continuing education completed every 3 years. At least 23 of those credits must be for live CE programs.

  • Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Pharm. D degree in Pharmacy

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a hospital or long-term care institution as a pharmacist

  • Must have a basic knowledge of unit-dose, drug interactions, appropriate use of pharmacy references, dosages, and pharmaceutical calculations

  • Must have knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the practice of Pharmacy in New York State

Job ID: 2021-1409

External Company Name: Elizabeth Seton Children’s

External Company URL: https://setonchildrens.org/

Street: 300 Corporate Boulevard South

Shift: Flex

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