Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 3/16/2023

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized 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:






If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.


Academic position – under the supervision of the Director of the Pharmacy Practice Residency Program, participates with patients, medical staff, and health care practitioners in the further development of those skills necessary for the provision of effective, safe, and appropriate drug therapy.


Note: As the PGY1 residency is a year-long experience, many of the responsibilities listed below will evolve in scope over the year.

  1. Identifies the residency program as the primary professional commitment.
  2. Participates in experiential pharmacy practice rotations comprising core and elective rotations.
  3. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in the pharmacy practice rotations.
  4. Develops and exercises leadership and practice management skills.
  5. Conducts pharmacy practice research and presents results in an appropriate venue.
  6. Provides medication and practice-related education/training.
  7. Provides drug information to health care professionals and/or the public.
  8. Assists with precepting experiential education students from Schools of Pharmacy.
  9. Assists in managing and improving the medication-use process.
  10. Assists in formulary activities as needed for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
  11. Participates in performance improvement activities using evidence-based practice.
  12. Provides pharmacy consultation as requested.
  13. Assists in the development and implementation of Steward initiatives (therapeutic interchange, renal dosing, ADR reporting) with regard to efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness.
  14. Participates in the Drug Utilization Evaluation program and Quality Improvement projects.
  15. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient right to confidentiality.
  16. Maintains a safe and secure environment.
  17. Maintains records required by hospital and department policies, federal, state, and local regulations.
  18. Satisfies staffing requirements of ASHP-accredited PGY1 residencies:
  1. Reviews, processes and monitors patient medication orders to evaluate the appropriateness of use, dosage form, route of administration, regiment compliance, therapeutic duplication, drug interactions, adverse reactions and age appropriateness.
  2. Checks technician prepared or otherwise prepares for dispensing all medications for patient specific use.
  1. Performs other duties and participates in other experiences as assigned by the Director of the Pharmacy Practice Residency Program.


  • Good organizational and communication skills required.


  1. Education: Graduate of accredited School of Pharmacy. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree required.
  2. Experience (Type & Length):
  3. Certification/Licensure: Licensed pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  4. Software/Hardware:

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Additional Information

Important COVID message

Please note, our Carney Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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