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Pharmacist - Per Diem

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

Job Description:

Job Description Job Function: 01. Profiling / Transcribing: Reviews patient profiles to assure appropriate therapy based on patient specific information that includes at least the following: age, gender, diagnosis, co-morbidities, relevant laboratory values, allergies, height, weight and BSA, pregnancy and lactation status. Reviews and transcribes all medication orders including specialized orders based on approved protocols accurately and timely verifying therapy, correct medication, route, dose and frequency. Makes recommendations for alternate treatments when necessary. Records relevant information and drug waste in EHR. Job Function: 02. Dispensing Medications: Dispenses medications, prescriptions, miscellaneous items accurately and promptly. Processes requests via phone, window, fax, and computer in a professional and timely manner. Obtains medications when needed to provide optimal patient care using economical or alternative options and taking into consideration patient admission status (inpatient vs. outpatient). Legibly signs all paperwork and/or labels associated with these processes. Job Function: 03. Checking: Checks unit dose accurately making corrections to patient profiles if necessary. Checks medications before being placed in automated dispensing machines and floor stock to assure accurate fill. Checks IVs, batching, patient own medications, repackaging and extemporaneous preparations for accuracy. Checks crash cart trays, rapid response boxes, and miscellaneous emergency kits. Legibly signs all paperwork and/or labels associated with these processes. Job Function: 04. Sterile Preparations: Prepares, supervises and ensures aseptic compounding of IVs including antineoplastic agents correctly and in a timely manner promoting efficiency and cost effectiveness. Reviews levels of batched IV medications, batches, supplies to avoid waste, documents all required information, and assures batches are checked and put away promptly. Demonstrates a strong knowledge base of IV equipment, sterile technique, total parenteral nutrition, and safe handling of hazardous drug preparation and precautions. Legibly signs all paperwork and/or labels associated with these processes. Job Function: 05. Clinical: Participates in clinical initiatives. Initiates appropriate clinical interventions and clarifications with corresponding documentation. Demonstrates compliance with Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee initiatives. Reviews pertinent information to monitor patients' therapies and makes appropriate recommendations eliminating duplicate, unwarranted, or inappropriate therapy. Converts non-formulary medication requests to appropriate formulary alternatives whenever possible. Job Function: 06. Drug Information: Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, other health care professionals, and patients/family members. Demonstrates and shares knowledge of various drug information resources and knows how to research and interpret data and information. Job Function: 07. Performance Improvement/Customer Satisfaction: Answers phones, window, and door promptly and in a courteous manner. Able to handle problems/issues independently. Participates in internal and external performance improvement and cost savings initiatives. Supports and actively participates in departmental and system initiatives. Seeks opportunities to work independently on projects, teams and committees. Is professional and helpful to patients, coworkers, and allied health professionals. Directs and monitors technicians assisting when necessary to maintain workflow. Required and/or Education/Experience: Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Current active registration and licensure with the State of New Jersey Board of Pharmacy. Previous hospital pharmacy experience (2+ years) preferred. 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 - Per Diem, Healthcare , Morristown, New Jersey

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