Pharmacist- Pharmacy Dept- Full Time
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
Qualifications: Current MA pharmacy license, 2 years experience preferred. Must be willing to work a rotating schedule and shared call. Demonstrates excellent communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team environment. Readily adapts to change and welcomes new approaches when circumstances demand it. Ability to make timely and appropriate decisions in the face of conflicting demands and interests. Willingness to provide exceptional patient care.
Physical Requirements: Frequent lifting of negligible to 10 lbs, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs and carrying up to 15 ft. Standing for prolonged periods. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching. Keyboarding 6-8 hours/day. Ability to distinguish colors and read numbers. Work environment may contain dust or other irritants. Use hands for fine and gross manipulation.
The pharmacist may be responsible for the purchase of pharmacy inventory to include narcotics and other necessary drugs, equipment, and items to insure availability. When there is an established formulary, the pharmacist is required to adhere to that formulary or follow the established procedure for exceptions.
Monitors drug therapy of patients by screening medication problems, contact prescriber when appropriate. Changes therapy in accordance with accepted protocols, i.e. renal dosing etc.
Monitors medication orders for completeness, correctness, age appropriate drug therapy, use of proper abbreviations. Notifies nursing staff and/or physician when clarification is needed.