Pharmacist - Full Time

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 09, 2017
Function
Pharmacist
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:We are seeking experienced Hospitals Pharmacist

General Summary:
Interprets and evaluates physician orders in order to prepare and dispense appropriate medications to patients at Holy Cross Hospital. Manages drug therapy of patients. Reviews, accesses and maintains patient medication records and profiles for allergies, drug interactions and therapeutic duplication to provide a consistent quality of patient care and appropriate drug therapy. Provides information to physicians, nurses, and patients. May assist in developing competencies for the department. Assists in the supervision of pharmacy technicians in distributive functions and departmental operations under the direction of the pharmacy operations manager and director of pharmacy. Performance demonstrates efforts to improve patient satisfaction, lower costs and improve quality.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Pharmacy Licensure

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Current licensure from the Maryland State Board of Pharmacy.  (If out of state, eligible for licensure in Maryland; licensure requirements completely satisfied within three (3) months after employment.)
  • Able to communicate effectively, speak, write and comprehend English.
  • Able to work cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff in order to meet departmental objectives. Must be able to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of software: Word, Excel, Power Point; ASHP accredited residency, membership in ASHP and WMSHP.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: Capable of exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Must have auditory acuity.

Visual Acuity: Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to the director of pharmacy; accountable to pharmacy operations manager for matters pertaining to pharmacy operations.

Accountable for directing the activities of pharmacy technicians related to patient care and departmental and professional standards.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.