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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