Gloucester County, NJ
Responsible for the management of pharmaceuticals at assigned campus. Supervises overall medication use that is safe and effective to increase the probability of desired patient outcomes as observed by Supervisor and through incident and outcome reports. Ensures the provision of processes to optimize pharmaceutical care, including minimizing the risk of adverse events and medication errors. Promotes safe and effective age-specific drug therapy by reviewing and evaluating physician orders. The pharmacist is responsible for the following processes: provision of drug information; following established policies and procedures; adhering to state, federal regulations and pertinent accrediting bodies; clarifying orders; educating associates, patients and families; performing clinical functions; participating in patient –focused care; supervising ancillary pharmacy associates; and performing functions of profiling, preparing, screening and dispensing of pharmaceuticals. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals, staff, patients and families to ensure the quality of pharmaceutical care given.
Ability to read and communicate in the English language.
BS in Pharmacy, New Jersey Licensure, and previous pharmacy experience. Successful completion of a pharmacy program from an accredited school of pharmacy. Current registration with the New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacist..
Interpersonal communication skills (both written and oral) required in order to effectively communicate with physicians, medical professionals, staff , and patients and their families. Ability to maintain appropriate documentation records.
Proficiency in identifying patient-specific dosing and evaluating outcomes of pharmaceutical interventions.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.