Pharmacist - Staff

Ascension Health Information Services   •  

Binghamton, NY

Industry: Healthcare

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Not Specified years

Posted 47 days ago

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to assure the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.
  • Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients.
  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.
  • Maintain knowledge of pharmacy through reading, attending seminars, participating in in-service programs. Utilize the Pharmacy and Hospital libraries to provide drug information to other healthcare professionals practicing at Lourdes Hospital. May conduct in-service classes to staff or patients. Act as a preceptor for new employees, students, externs and technicians.
  • Monitor, verify and supervise as necessary the work done by the technicians: verify that the patient’s medication profile is correctly transcribed, check unit dose cassettes, and check unit dose packaging done by the technicians.
  • Prepare and dispense IV solutions as required by home care patients, including standard IV solutions with additives, antibiotic mini-bags, parenteral nutrition solutions and antineoplastic drugs.
  • Responsible for the pharmacy stock. Assure that medications are properly stored and rotated. Make a notation when the supply of an item is low.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Pharmacist credentialed from the New York State Education Department Office of Professions obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Minimum of Bachelor of Applied Science in Pharmacology is required
  • Doctorate in Pharmacology is preferred.
  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D.
  • Hospital experience is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Newly licensed pharmacists will be considered.,

Job ID: 301242