Pharmacist | Logistics Center

Job Requisition #: JR66238

End Date: 3/6/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health. Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

Primary Function:

The Pharmacists in the Logistics Center will assist with Supply Chain, pharmacy automation data base management, automation optimization, and supply chain inventory management. The pharmacists will also help to optimize medication purchasing, inventory accountability, supply, distribution, and control processes. This position works a 2-2-3 schedule. (2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on / followed by 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off). Hours during the week are 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Weekend hours are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check medication output distributed from the Pharmacy Consolidated Service Center (PCSC) automation including PillPick®, Boxpicker®, AutoPack® and other automated devices as well as technician prepared kits and/or packaged medications
  • Check bulk medication for stocking in PCSC automation
  • Support the creation, management, maintenance, and troubleshooting of supply chain databases
  • Ensure all hazardous medications are being handled correctly
  • Provide coverage for callouts, FMLA, PTO, and other absences
  • Review and interpret prescriber medication orders, detect and evaluate adverse drug effects, evaluate drug efficacy, therapeutic goals and indications, review for contraindications/ precautions, the patient's current status of health and review drug profiles and patient's medical record for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state(s) potentials
  • Resolve any medication related issues in consultation with the prescriber and nurse and clarify questioned orders prior to dispensing the first dose
  • Verify medication orders in the PharmNet computer database and assure these orders are carried out accurately and efficiently
  • Evaluate specific medication therapies consistent with departmental policies (e.g., aminoglycoside and vancomycin dosing by pharmacy)
  • Assure that appropriate computer reports and batch fills are run according to schedule
  • Convert and manage medications per P&T approved pharmacist policies for patients
  • Collect and document system problems identified by staff and refers to Supply Chain Leadership for direction and resolution
  • Assure handling of medications throughout the hospital follows state and federal laws and regulations and hospital policies
  • Participate in identifying and submitting Report 2 Learn (R2L) documentation and providing follow up assessment on all encountered adverse drug events, medication errors and other related safety issues or learning opportunities
  • Advise, assist, and supervise work of pharmacy technicians and assume final responsibility for accuracy of their work
  • Assist with training programs of pharmacy interns, residents, students, and technicians; provide information in all pertinent areas of pharmacy practices, policies, and procedures

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BS, MS or PharmD in Pharmacy required
  • ASHP accredited PGY-1Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred
  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience preferred
  • Current pharmacy licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Delaware

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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