D-H Lebanon DHMC Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH
Department: Pharmacy Residency Program Full-time 40 hours
Acts as a pharmacist in training in a specialty area of pharmacy practice. Develops advanced practice skills by providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care through integrated drug distribution, clinical services and teaching.
Provides pharmaceutical care by assisting physicians, medical residents, and mid-level practitioners in various tasks, including, but not limited to, prospective and retrospective medication review, medication reconciliation, patient counseling, documentation of activities in the medical record, etc.
Actively participates in multidisciplinary patient care rounds.
Evaluates the appropriateness of indication, dose, dosage form, route of administration, allergy considerations, formulary status, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications, etc.
Provides medication recommendations to the team to optimize patients’ medication therapies.
Provides pharmacy managed consult services for vancomycin, aminoglycosides, and warfarin.
Provides additional pharmacist driven services including therapeutic interchange, IV to PO conversion, renal dosing adjustment, etc.
Detects, monitors, documents, and reports adverse drug reactions and medication errors.
Identifies and promotes cost containment strategies throughout the institution.
Ensures compliance with controlled substance distribution.
Serves as a medication information resource to health care professionals and patients.
Precepts Doctor of Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy Practice students, as well as Post-Graduate Year 1 pharmacy residents in conjunction with the resident’s clinical rotation duties.
Participates in the quality improvement activities of the department by conducting a medication usage evaluation and a clinical research project. Results are reported to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, as well as at local and national conferences as appropriate.
Provides continuing education sessions on medication-related topics to the medical and pharmacy staff at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Participate in clinical rotations aligned with various sub-specialties in the area of focus of the PGY2 residency program.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Previous health system experience required.
Must be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision, to set priorities, make critical decisions, respond quickly to emergency requests, handle frequent interruptions, and adapt to changes in workload.
Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of NH.
The applicant must be participating in, or have completed, an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program or one in the ASHP accreditation process.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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