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Pharmacist II, Emergency Department

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Emergency Medicine (EM) Pharmacist will provide support to the EM providers and nurses and offer patient-centered services in the emergency department.Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to our patients including:
    • clinical intervention
    • teaching and pharmacy representation on various committees
    • participation in daily patient care, including acute care resuscitations in adult and pediatric emergency department, attending code stroke, STEMI, and trauma activations, geriatric patient care rounds
    • medication order clarifications with the prescriber
    • document any changes in patient and pharmacy records and inform others of medication order changes
    • facilitate transitions of care for patients upon admission to ED or inpatient units and/or discharge
    • monitor drug therapy to evaluate appropriateness of use, dose, dosage form, regimen, route, therapeutic duplication, and drug interactions
    • provide pharmacokinetic consultations as required
    • prevent, detect, monitor, document, and report adverse drug reactions and medications errors
    • participate in the drug therapy management of medical emergencies, including the preparation of acute critical medications
    • promote the use of the formulary by converting non-formulary orders to formulary when possible
    • Oversee medication reconciliation technician program to promote safety and accuracy during transitions of care upon admission.
    • Conduct patient education and counseling on medications.
    • Augment the education of pharmacists, prescribers and nurses on procedures and treatments related to cardiac surgery patients; serve as a preceptor and mentor for pharmacists, pharmacy residents and students
    • Participate in multi-disciplinary committees to support the appropriate use of medication therapy; conduct medication use evaluations and research projects in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to identify areas of medication use optimization.Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Pharmacy with Pharm D degree required. Completion of a PGY 1 and PGY 2 residency in emergency medicine pharmacy preferred. Board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and/or in emergency medicine (BCEMP) preferred. Current NJ Board of Pharmacy license required. Minimum of 1-year experience in a hospital practice setting. About USABOUT USAt Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is; Anyone who enters one of our facilities, will receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. This commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 20,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the nation. Our facilities and sites of care include:
      • Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
      • Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
      • Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
      • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
      • Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
      • Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morristown, NJ
      • CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, NJ
      • Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
      • Atlantic Mobile Health
      • Atlantic RehabilitationWe also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. Atlantic Accountable Care Organization is one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and we are a member of AllSpire Health Partners.We have received awards and recognition for the services we have provided to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
        • 100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine for 15 years
        • Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
        • 150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
        • 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
        • Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
        • Gold-Level "Well Workplace": Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
        • One of the 100 Best Workplaces for "Millennials" Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
        • One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
        • Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
        • NJ Sustainable Business
          Morristown Medical Center is a nationally-recognized leader in cardiology and heart surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, geriatrics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology.We are the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America's '50 Best Hospitals' for six consecutive years by Healthgrades and one of the World's Best Hospitals by Newsweek. We were included on Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America". In addition, Leapfrog recognized us with an "A" hospital safety grade - its highest - twelve consecutive times, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded us again with its highest five-start rating in 2020.Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. Our nonprofit hospital was also designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State of NJ.EEO STATEMENTAtlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

Keywords: Atlantic Health System, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township , Pharmacist II, Emergency Department, Healthcare , Morristown, New Jersey

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