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Ambulatory Pharmacist - Penn Presbyterian -Cherry Hill, NJ

Job ID: 215602
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Cherry Hill, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours per week

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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 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 Cherry Hill has a full-time day shift opportunity for a Pharmacist to join the Chemotherapy Infusion Pharmacy Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates drugs prescribed by physicians and providers for appropriate dose, therapeutic efficacy, allergy, drug interaction, and contraindications; performs final check on all prescriptions, ensuring accurate input, labeling, and dispensing; and provides counseling and drug information to patients and physicians.
  • Corrects and/or clarifies any ambiguous, incomplete, or erroneous orders by direct communication with the physician and nursing team. Informs physician of nonformulary and restricted items as they are ordered and recommends appropriate substitution. 
  • Prepares and dispenses medications using appropriate techniques as needed
  • Demonstrates the ability to cover all areas of the outpatient infusion pharmacy.
  • Responsible for counseling patients on their medication therapies and food/drug interactions as needed. Effectively provides drug information to physicians, nurses, and other hospital personnel. 
  • Assists in the supervision of pharmacy technicians Ensures the accuracy of their work prior to dispensing. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of drug information, and all policies and procedures by participation in staff meetings, reading internal communications, etc. Assumes responsibility for adherence to medication-use policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a current State of New Jersey licensure and for obtaining the necessary continuing education credits. Maintains a current knowledge of all advancements related to pharmacy practice through readings, hospital sponsored programs, off-premises programs, etc. 
  • Complies in all activities with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements for a specific practice setting.
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, polices, and procedures 
  • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

 

Credentials:

  • Current licensure in the State required.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree
    • Prior health-system pharmacy experience or infusion pharmacy experience preferred

    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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