Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 5/2/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Salary: TBD by experience
Department: 0301.54102 HFH Pharmacy

Join us at Holy Family Hospital

Not many healthcare professionals have the opportunity to build a career with a great job and robust benefits while also caring for friends, family and neighbors. You can when you work at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Haverhill. As part of the Steward Health Care System, our goal is to offer low-cost, high-quality healthcare to the people who live and work near our hospital, so they don’t have to travel far for great care.

Our two campuses in Methuen and Haverhill have a total of 320 beds, and we are a full-service, acute care hospital offering comprehensive inpatient medical/surgical units, outpatient care, and 24/7 emergency services. We have three behavioral health units: cardiac telemetry, and critical care service lines. Our Haverhill campus offers all private rooms, and our Methuen campus offers a new state-of-the-art catheterization suite and Joint Center of Excellence, named as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.

Position Summary: Per Diem.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy participates with patients, medical staff, health care practitioners in the provision of effective, safe and appropriate drug therapy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Coordinates delivery of controlled substances to patient care units.
  • Maintain records required by hospital and department policies, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Completes monthly unit inspections of patient care areas, code carts and all other areas where medications are stored.
  • Assists with drug procurement and inventory maintenance.
  • Provide pharmacy consultation as requested.
  • Assists with precepting experiential education students from Schools of Pharmacy
  • Reviews non-formulary requests and prepares formulary reviews as needed for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Participate in performance improvement activities using evidence-based practice. Implements Steward initiatives (therapeutic interchange, renal dosing, ADR reporting) with regard to efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Participates in Drug Utilization Evaluation program, Quality Improvement projects and prepares summary reports.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of patients' right to confidentiality.
  • Significant interactions with nurses and physicians also required substantial interface with patients.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of accredited School of Pharmacy; Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree required. Advanced degree or residency preferred.
  • Experience: Hospital experience preferred.
  • Licensure/ Certification: A current pharmacist license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Other: Must be able to successfully clear a background check, including a criminal search. Use or possession of a firearm and/or other weapons is prohibited.

Benefits:

We have many plans with various deductibles, which can cover individuals or families, so you can customize a plan that will work for you! Steward Health Care works with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide affordable health insurance for our employees in benefit-eligible positions. Our Health Plans Highlights are:

  • Deductibles will not apply to services provided by a Steward provider (Tier 1).
  • Office visits copay will be $0 when a member uses a Steward Provider (Tier 1).
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse office visits will be $0 for all In-Network providers (Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3).

Other Benefits provided:

  • Dental, Vision, Health Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Shift Differential, Tuition Reimbursement, and more.

About Steward Health Care
Over 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 with 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, multi-specialty 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, and Texas.

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