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Geisinger Health System Resident I Pharmacy in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

​Provides and supervises the provision of efficient and accurate medication service for patients/customers, evaluates individual medication needs, clarifies or corrects orders with physicians and nurses, provides assistance and in-depth drug information to medical personnel, and performs operational and clinical functions or projects as assigned. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. The position is a one-year fixed-term position and performs in accordance with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency standards.

Job Duties

  • Assumes responsibility for the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patient groups served by the particular pharmacy in which the resident is scheduled to work.

  • Coordinates and supervises workplace activities and resources; promotes professional competence; assures that services rendered and work performed are in accordance with specific standards.

  • Consults and advises members of the medical staff on matters relating to specific drug therapy problems; provides in-depth drug information and other informational materials to members of the medical, nursing, and related staff.

  • Maintains a current understanding of the departmental workflows related to drug distribution and clinical practice.

  • Participates in various clinical pharmacy activities as requested (e.

  • G., round with a medical service, seeing scheduled patients in outpatient clinics, medication usage evaluations, pharmacokinetic dosing of medications, telehealth correspondence, coverage of Drug Information Service).

  • Adheres to and upholds the accreditation standards of an ASHP-accreditted PGY1 pharmacy residency program.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Education

Bachelor's Degree-Pharmacy (Required)

Experience

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Pharmacist (Pennsylvania) - State of Pennsylvania

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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