Yale New Haven Health System

  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND WOMEN'S SERVICES PHARMACIST

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    64294
    Department
    PHARMACY CHILDREN'S AND WOMEN
    Category
    PHARMACY
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAY/EVENING
    Work Days
    MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND WEEKENDS AS DEPARTMENT STANDARDS DICTATE
    Work Hours
    7:30AM-4PM AND SOME EVENINGS
    Work Shift
    CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL PHARMACY GRAND OPENING, NEED CLINICAL PHARMACISTS TO AID IN OPERATIONAL AND CLINICAL INITIATIVES FOR THE NEW PHARMACY.
    Requisition ID
    2017-17558
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. This is an entry level clinical pharmacist position. The clinical pharmacist supports the vision, mission, and goals of YNHH and the Department of Pharmacy and demonstrates competency in all basic clinical pharmacist skills.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Drug Therapy Management
      • 1.1 In a timely fashion, reviews and verifies all medication orders to ensure safe, accurate, cost effective drug use.
    • 2. Interpretation of Clinical & Pharmacokinetic Lab Data
      • 2.1 Demonstrates knowledge of basic pharmacokinetic principles.
    • 3. Drug Information
      • 3.1 Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals.
    • 4. Communication and Service Requirements
      • 4.1 Understands role as integral member of the health care team.
    • 5. Education/Scholarly Activities
      • 5.1 Performs patient counseling as requested by healthcare team
    • 6. Regulatory and Safety Quality Compliance
      • 6.1 Completes nursing unit inspections, override audits, clean and safe rounds, Pyxis sweeps and other regulatory responsibilities as assigned by manager.
    • 7. Drug Distribution Activities
      • 7.1 Oversees the drug distribution process, assuring accurate and timely dispensing of drugs to patients via pharmacy systems (i.e. Pyxis dispensing machines, code carts, etc.).

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a B.S. or Pharm.D. degree.


    EXPERIENCE


    Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency is desirable but not required. Experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy is preferred for this position.


    LICENSURE


    Connecticut Pharmacist License


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    This individual should demonstrate basic knowledge of pharmacology and therapeutics, and understand pharmacy systems of drug distribution and formulary management. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with others are required.


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