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Graduate Pharmacist, Ambulatory/Retail--full-time, days--HUP

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Job ID: 220750
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Description

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 seeking a full-time, day-shift Graduate Pharmacist, Ambulatory/Retail at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) for the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM).

Summary:

  • Graduate pharmacists are required to provide pharmacy services to multiple areas throughout the hospital. They must possess skills to cover all aspects of pharmacy operations and make sound clinical and operational decision regarding medication management while in the presence or under direct supervision from a PA licensed pharmacist. The pharmacist must actively be pursuing pharmacist licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. Tasks that may be performed in the presence of a PA licensed pharmacist include: designing, recommending, monitoring, evaluation and documenting patient and age-specific pharmacotherapy; providing concise, applicable and timely responses to requests for drug information to ensure optimal drug use and medication-use education; managing medication safety issues; monitoring medical and nursing compliance; provide medication education to patients and caregivers; participate in discharge rounds and review discharge medication orders; and ensuring adherence to the hospital's medication use policies, procedures and relevant regulatory agencies. Under the direct supervision of a PA licensed pharmacists, the graduate pharmacist may additionally verify medication orders, check and dispense pharmaceutical products and respond to code call and rapid response emergencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide optimal pharmacy services to patients and other health care professionals by designing, recommending, monitoring, evaluating and documenting patient and age-specific pharmacotherapy
  • Demonstrate an awareness of patient and employee confidentiality and safety when carrying out daily responsibilities
  • Provide concise, applicable and timely responses to drug information requests from health care providers and patients
  • Under direct pharmacist supervision, verify, prepare and dispense medications using appropriate techniques to ensure positive outcomes of drug therapies and compliance with national and health system’s policies and procedures
  • Participate in the management of medical emergencies under direct pharmacist supervision
  • Review patient discharge medications and provide discharge medication education to patients and caregivers
  • Ensure adherence to medication-use policies and guidelines
  • Manage time effectively to fulfill practice responsibilities

Credentials:

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor's of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy (required)

    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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