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Pharmacist-Ambulatory Services

Company: White Plains Hospital Center
Location: White Plains
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

White Plains Hospital Job Description Title:Registered PharmacistJob Code:500240 Department/Location:PharmacyFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Reports to:Director of Pharmacy,Assistant Director of Pharmacy Position SummaryUnder the general direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Pharmacist provides indirect patient care. The Registered Pharmacist works with nurses, peers, physicians and other members of the healthcare team in the delivery of pharmaceutical services to patients. The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patients medication orders against the patients medication profile in accordance with hospital and pharmacy philosophy, policies and procedures and standards. The Registered Pharmacist demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to customer service, professional accountability and growth Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors. Utilizes all aspects of the Pharmacy process to meet the age specific needs of the patient in medication education, safety and patient rights into work practice. Utilizes and monitors methods of Infection Control, participates in the PI and Risk Management programs, demonstrates competency by completing all established standards. Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision making process to include recognition, data collection, priority setting, resource utilization, and offering of suggestions through collaboration with the health care team. Productive through punctuality, observing time limits on breaks, using periods of low activity to the Pharmacy/ patient benefit, effective time management, consistent level of performance that ensures social/ personal activities do not interfere with work. Shows interest and commitment through attendance at in-services, participation in projects/ PI, maturation towards own self development, maintains current required license requirements. Assumes accountability for completion of competency standards and accepts constructive criticism and follows through to implement corrective measures. Is cooperative and professional though response to change, assistance to peers and effective communication among the health care team. Flexible in staffing and adjustment to assignments. Maintains a positive attitude with positive responses requiring conflict resolution. Practices cost containment measures. Adheres to all WPHC policies and procedures, dress code, code of conduct, customer service and meets all mandatory in- services and standard for attendance. Supervision of Pharmacy Assistants Performs all other related duties as assigned. Education Experience RequirementsGraduate from an accredited school of Pharmacy with minimum of a BS in Pharmacy Current New York registration. Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental Orientation Program, according to hospital and Pharmacy policy and procedure. Core CompetenciesDemonstrates the ability to establish two-way communication by clearly defining expectations, communicating utilizing a variety of methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner. Demonstrates proficiency in pharmaceutical calculations Maintains department competencies Maintains required continuing education credits as required for licensure. Demonstrates the ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a role model. Demonstrates ability to retains composure under stress Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements Work EnvironmentMay be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospitals SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospitals Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc. Ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a professional role model Communicate effectively in written and verbal English Position requires ability to ambulatory, sit/stand for extended periods of time, perform difficult manipulative arm-hand steadiness and hand-eye coordination skills. Must be physically able to meet all regulatory requirements Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time. Individual must be able to understand and relate to theories behind several related concepts and remember multiple tasks given during the course of a day Sees objects closely and far away and hears normal sounds with some background noises Tasks that involve exposure to chemotherapeutic agents. Requires the knowledge and use of Universal Precaution techniques. Must be physically able to ambulate or be stationary for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform word processing/computer work and use of transcription equipment for extend periods of time Use of coordination an dexterity to operate word processing, remove and install toners/ink, labels etc Must be physically able to move, remove and transport heavy objects more than 30 lbs. Must have the ability to concentrate for extended periods of time and with distractions Perform repetitive functions Must be able to detect and communicate with internal and external customer as well as inspect deliveries for accuracy. Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below: Neonatal (birth 28 days) Patients with exceptional communication needs Infant (29 days less than 1 year) Patients with developmental delays Pediatric (1 12 years) Patients at end of life Adolescent (13 17 years) Patients under isolation precautions Adult (18 64 years) Patients with cultural needs Geriatric (65 years) 'All populations Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities Non-patient care population The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital. Position Summary Under the general direction of the Director and Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Pharmacist provides indirect patient care. The Pharmacist also acts as the Supervising Pharmacist for the outpatient surgical site using controlled substances. The registered Pharmacist is responsible for compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards. They are responsible for all controlled substance records and reporting. The Registered Pharmacist works with nurses, peers, physicians and other members of the healthcare team in the delivery of pharmaceutical services to patients. The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patients medication orders against the patients medication profile in accordance with policies, procedures and standards and verifies the medication. The Registered Pharmacist is responsible for ordering, receiving, stocking and refilling of medication in the areas of responsibility that are part of White Plains Hospital (Article 28). The Pharmacist will have general oversight of overall operations and processes of medication management in the outpatient surgical site. The Pharmacist demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to customer service, professional accountability and growth.White Plains Hospital Job DescriptionTitle: Registered Pharmacist Job Code: 500240Department/Location: Pharmacy FLSA Status: Non-ExemptReports to: Director of Pharmacy, Assistant Director of PharmacyPosition SummaryUnder the general direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Pharmacist provides indirect patient care. The Registered Pharmacist works with nurses, peers, physicians and other members of the healthcare team in the delivery of pharmaceutical services to patients. The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patient's medication orders against the patient's medication profile in accordance with hospital and pharmacy philosophy, policies and procedures and standards. The Registered Pharmacist demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to customer service, professional accountability and growthEssential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following: Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors. Utilizes all aspects of the Pharmacy process to meet the age specific needs of the patient in medication education, safety and patient rights into work practice. Utilizes and monitors methods of Infection Control, participates in the PI and Risk Management programs, demonstrates competency by completing all established standards. Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision making process to include recognition, data collection, priority setting, resource utilization, and offering of suggestions through collaboration with the health care team. Productive through punctuality, observing time limits on breaks, using periods of low activity to the Pharmacy/ patient benefit, effective time management, consistent level of performance that ensures social/ personal activities do not interfere with work. Shows interest and commitment through attendance at in-services, participation in projects/ PI, maturation towards own self development, maintains current required license requirements. Assumes accountability for completion of competency standards and accepts constructive criticism and follows through to implement corrective measures. Is cooperative and professional though response to change, assistance to peers and effective communication among the health care team. Flexible in staffing and adjustment to assignments. Maintains a positive attitude with positive responses requiring conflict resolution. Practices cost containment measures. Adheres to all WPHC policies and procedures, dress code, code of conduct, customer service and meets all mandatory in- services and standard for attendance. Supervision of Pharmacy Assistants Performs all other related duties as assigned.Education & Experience Requirements Graduate from an accredited school of Pharmacy with minimum of a BS in Pharmacy Current New York registration. Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental Orientation Program, according to hospital and Pharmacy policy and procedure.Core CompetenciesDemonstrates the ability to establish two-way communication by clearly defining expectations, communicating utilizing a variety of methods, actively listening to ideas and concerns and responding in an appropriate manner.Demonstrates proficiency in pharmaceutical calculations Maintains department competenciesMaintains required continuing education credits as required for licensure. Demonstrates the ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a role model. Demonstrates ability to retains composure under stressPhysical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc. Ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a professional role model Communicate effectively in written and verbal English Position requires ability to ambulatory, sit/stand for extended periods of time, perform difficult manipulative arm-hand steadiness and hand-eye coordination skills. Must be physically able to meet all regulatory requirements Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time. Individual must be able to understand and relate to theories behind several related concepts and remember multiple tasks given during the course of a day Sees objects closely and far away and hears normal sounds with some background noises Tasks that involve exposure to chemotherapeutic agents. Requires the knowledge and use of Universal Precaution techniques. Must be physically able to ambulate or be stationary for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform word processing/computer work and use of transcription equipment for extend periods of time Use of coordination an dexterity to operate word processing, remove and install toners/ink, labels etc Must be physically able to move, remove and transport heavy objects more than 30 lbs. Must have the ability to concentrate for extended periods of time and with distractions Perform repetitive functions Must be able to detect and communicate with internal and external customer as well as inspect deliveries for accuracy.Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below: Neonatal (birth - 28 days) Patients with exceptional communication needs Infant (29 days - less than 1 year) Patients with developmental delays Pediatric (1 - 12 years) Patients at end of life Adolescent (13 - 17 years) Patients under isolation precautions Adult (18 - 64 years) Patients with cultural needs Geriatric (> 65 years)'All populations Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities Non-patient care populationThe responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.Position SummaryUnder the general direction of the Director and Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services, the Registered Pharmacist provides indirect patient care. The Pharmacist also acts as the Supervising Pharmacist for the outpatient surgical site using controlled substances. The registered Pharmacist is responsible for compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards. They are responsible for all controlled substance records and reporting. The Registered Pharmacist works with nurses, peers, physicians and other members of the healthcare team in the delivery of pharmaceutical services to patients. The Registered Pharmacist reviews the patient's medication orders against the patient's medication profile in accordance with policies, procedures and standards and verifies the medication. The Registered Pharmacist is responsible for ordering, receiving, stocking and refilling of medication in the areas of responsibility that are part of White Plains Hospital (Article 28). The Pharmacist will have general oversight of overall operations and processes of medication management in the outpatient surgical site. The Pharmacist demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to customer service, professional accountability and growth.

Keywords: White Plains Hospital Center, White Plains , Pharmacist-Ambulatory Services, Other , White Plains, New York

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