Johns Hopkins Healthcare   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 35 days ago

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Responsible for efficient/accurate provision of pharmaceuticals, supplies and drug information according to established standards of practice. Duties may be performed in one or more areas of institution, including nursing, inpatient/outpatient pharmacies. Assumes responsibility for all drug distribution, clinical, educational and research activities regarding traditional and cost effective medication use in assigned area(s) or practice.

Reviews written medication orders and monitors patient’s medications for appropriateness of therapy, drug interactions, drug laboratory test interference, incompatibilities, compliance with and efficacy of treatment, potential or actual toxicity and adverse drug reactions. Participates in quality assurance programs designed to monitor ongoing medication activity as defined. Prepares medications for patient administration including small and large volume parenterals, parenteral nutrition solutions, drugs for research, investigational study, or unusual dosage forms.

Maintains records related to drug use process i.e., patient medication profiles, prescription files, controlled substance records, investigational drug logs, or non-formulary request forms. Provides drug information to other health care professionals on both an informal and formal basis. Serves as liaison between pharmacy and assigned patient care areas.

Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or closely related field plus up to one year of post-degree course work and/or an internship and less than six months of previous experience.

Current state licensure as Pharmacist required.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.