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Clinical Pharmacist Inpatient Evenings - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Job ID: 199494
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Evening Shift - 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 Presbyterian Medical Center has an Evening Shift Inpatient Pharmacist opportunity!

The Evening Shift Inpatient Pharmacist is responsible for the following:

  • Central Pharmacy – Order verification, operations, clinical questions
  • OR Satellites – Order verification for the OR and PACU settings
  • IV Room – Oversee IV Room Operations/Sterile Compounding 

Evening Shift Times:

  1. 11 am – 7:30 pm
  2. 11:30 am – 8 pm
  3. 2 pm – 10:30 pm
  4. 3:30 pm – 12 am

Weekend Requirement – Every 4thweekend.

Holiday Requirement – One summer holiday, one winter holiday, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day every 3rdyear.

Summer Holidays – Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day

Winter Holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Position Description:
The Department features a very active Pharmacist Intervention Program where decentralized Pharmacists interact with the Medical and Nursing Staffs to promote rational, cost-effective therapy. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center also manages a very successful Antibiotic Management Program. Presbyterian is a major teaching site for the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and several staff members have adjunct faculty status.
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:
Providing comprehensive, quality medication management for patients of Penn Medicine through application of pharmacy practice standards
Reviewing physician orders and dispensing medications and pharmaceutical preparations to inpatient and outpatient areas of the hospital
Maintaining accurate patient profiles and monitoring and helping manage drug therapies in order to achieve positive patient outcomes
Overseeing pharmacy technicians and students and ensuring accuracy of their work prior to dispensing
Adhering to Pharmacy Policies, Procedures, organizational goals and objectives
Performing duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, polices, and procedures

Minimum Requirements:

  • Please apply if you possess these qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy required
  • Valid and active PA license in good standing required
  • Understanding of the Joint Commission and Department of Health process required
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of staff and personnel required
  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform dosage calculations required

Required Work Experience

  • PGY 1 Residency Graduate preferred
  • 2 – 4 years of Experience preferred
  • Inpatient Hospital 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.

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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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