The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Pharmacy in Lebanon, NH seeks a full-time Clinical Pharmacist to join our Retail team for our overnight shift. The Clinical Pharmacist engages patients and healthcare professionals in an outpatient setting to efficiently and effectively maximize therapeutic outcomes and is responsible for one or more of the following tasks: dispensing medications, monitoring patients' drug therapies, providing consultations, delivering exceptional patient care, and educating patients and other staff. Be a part of a strong team with a high pharmacist:technician ratio.
Completes a comprehensive medication review to make evidence-based recommendations to ensure medications are necessary, safe and cost effective.
Identifies and records suspected adverse drug reactions, adherence gaps to medications and barriers to patient adherence.
If not practicing under a collaborative practice agreement or an approved protocol, contacts providers when there appears to be a possibility of unsafe or inappropriate medication use due to factors including, but not limited to: allergy, medical condition, drug interactions, dosing, and method of administration. Accurately documents all clinical activities and interventions in the electronic record.
Serves as a consultation resource to medical professionals and answers inquiries on drug therapy and drug products. Consults patients and caretakers on all aspects of medication therapy when necessary.
Contributes to the development, maintenance and management of medication related guidelines defined by protocol or collaborative practice agreements.
Detects and reports medication errors and near misses.
Ensures readiness for regulatory and accreditation surveys.
Actively participates in driving all programs and initiatives to improve patient quality of care, medication compliance, medication adherence and overall efficiency.
Participates in the ordering and receiving of controlled substances and other medications as appropriate.
Effectively utilizes and supervise technicians to maintain an accurate and efficient pharmacy system. Re-direct staff when necessary to ensure service performance goals are met.
Uses professional judgment to resolve complaints. Act as pharmacist-in-charge in the absence of pharmacy managers and supervisors.
Performs all duties of a registered pharmacist in the state of NH including providing vaccinations approved for administration by the NH Board of Pharmacy. This requirement causes a regular, or frequent potential occupational exposure to blood or bodily fluids and is assigned a Level 1 Classification for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The employee may be expected to render medical assistance as part of their job description. Bloodborne pathogen training is required and hepatitis B vaccinations will be offered.
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree preferred.
Completion of a post-graduate residency and/or board certified preferred.
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.
Maintains customer-service focus to achieve excellent working relationships.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Must be currently licensed to practice in the state of NH, and be willing to seek license reciprocity in multiple states if the position requires it.
Must have a current, unrestricted pharmacist licensed to practice in the state of NH.
Board Certification in Specialty Pharmacy (CSP) within 3 years of hire for Clinical Pharmacists in the Specialty Pharmacy, unless designated as part-time or per diem staff.
BLS Certification within 30 days of hire in the Retail & Specialty Pharmacy if required to administer immunizations
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. 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. 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. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.