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Pharmacist Unit Based- Plainsboro, NJ - Day shift (full-time)

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Job ID: 162273
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Day Shift 11:30am-8pm

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Full Time Unit Based Pharmacist to join the team! This is a Monday-Friday day shift position with the hours of 11:00am-7:30pm. No weekends are required. 

Pharmacist is responsible for providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients of all ages through integrated drug distribution, clinical services, and provision of drug information. S/he collaborates with medical and nursing staff to ensure high quality, safe medication management. S/he ensures that all medication standards as documented in standard operating procedures and/or state/federal regulations are maintained. The Pharmacist also shares professional responsibility for oversight of Pharmacy Technicians’ work to ensure accuracy and timeliness of pharmaceutical preparations. The Pharmacist also shares responsibility for serving as a resource to patients and other healthcare professionals. S/he participates in continual process/quality improvement and demonstrates professional responsibility for ongoing personal development. This position performs decentralized unit – based pharmacy care to patients and other medical professional staff.

The following are general duties/responsibilities as pharmacist at Princeton Medical Center:

·Review orders for patients in the ED

·Be available for questions from nurses / physicians

·Assist with medication movement for patients transferred from the ED to an inpatient unit or discharged from the ED

·Management of ED Pyxis device inventory

·Collaborate with the ED Clinical Pharmacist (Rutgers adjunct professor)

Training and Education:

- Assists in the training and orientation of new pharmacists/pharmacy residents. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature reviews, in-service meetings and workshops.
- Participates in the development and provides ongoing educational programs, with respective educational departments, for the pharmacy staff, students, nursing staff, medical and other health professionals.

Education Requirements:

    - Bachelor's Degree - Required
    - PharmD - Required

    Related Work Experience
    - 2-4 years - Required
    - 5-8 years - Preferred

    Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:
    - PharmD or BS pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy - Required
    - Current New Jersey License to Practice - Required
    - PGY 1 Residency Graduate - Desired

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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