6739 - MSH PHARM REG PHARMACIST REGISTRY
- Mount Sinai Hospital
- MSH MSH PHARMACY
- Allied Health
- Rotating Weekends
- Call/Registry/Per Diem
- Req #: 20418
The Registry Clinical/Staff Pharmacist is responsible for profiling and dispensing of medications, monitoring patient drug therapy, dispensing and record keeping of controlled substances, and performing clinical functions within the pharmacist's scope practice.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Ability to accurately enter medication orders (including chemotherapy) in a timely manner. Accurately check AMDS (Automatic Medication Dispensing System), IV admixtures, patient specific medications, prepacked medications. Responsible for the proper handling, storage and security of medications in the pharmacy.
- Monitors and evaluates patients' medication profiles for safety concerning appropriate dosing, contraindications, interactions, allergies, duplications in therapy, incompatibilities, etc.
- Critically evaluates and interprets lab alerts/results pertinent to the medication profile.
- Is familiar with the hospital formulary and appropriately auto-substitutes to the formulary equivalent.
- Provides drug information/education to the hospital's professional staff and patients as necessary to create the most effective treatment regimens.
- Demonstrates a clear sense of urgency with the ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously. Is able to maintain productivity that meets or exceeds the pharmacy standards; performance is analyzed using monthly Productivity Report data.
- Must be able to effectively communicate via email which is critical to the pharmacy work environment; all pharmacy communications, memos, and shortages are sent electronically daily.
- Assists with Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) monitoring, medication variance reporting and actively participates in continued quality improvement.
- Required to perform other duties as assigned, including flexibility in scheduling as dictated by the needs of the pharmacy.
- Adheres to all State and Federal rules as defined by the Pharmacy Practice Act and Controlled Substance Act and Hospital/Departmental Policies and Procedures. Must be able to explain policy and procedures accurately.
- Exercises consistency in dispensing of narcotics and maintenance of appropriate record keeping.
- Is in compliance with Sinai Health System Attendance Standards, consistently prompt, and at work station ready to work at scheduled time.
- Consistently observes and provides leadership for the technicians and pharmacy students to ensure adherence to established standards; delegates responsibilities with clear direction and expectations, resolves conflict; demonstrates accountability for his or her actions.
- This position requires periods of prolonged sitting and standing; minimal lifting (up to 10 lb.), pushing, or any other physical activities. The work area is clean, well-lit, climate controlled with a moderate noise level. Subject to highly stressful and crowded working situations. Works with toxic/caustic chemicals including chemotherapeutic agents.
Commonly Used Equipment:
- Computer, calculator, paging system, printer (laser/zebra), scanner, fax machine, vertical and horizontal laminar flow hoods, Omnicell, pneumatic tube system.