Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: PRN FTE: 0.001 Shift: Varied Hours: Days with rotation
A Staff Pharmacist is responsible for the proper storage and distribution of drugs and medicinal agents to the ultimate user; maintenance of proper records; and relating of drug information within the limits of professional judgment. Staff Pharmacists have supervisory, administrative, technical and judgmental responsibility for assuring the appropriateness of patient medication regimens. This responsibility includes acquisition and preparation, and/or sterilization of medication forms as well as their distribution, control, inspection, storage, labeling and records maintenance.Â
Staff Pharmacists are also responsible for using research, interpretive, and writing skills to provide accurate and timely responses to drug information and consultation problems; assisting in the planning, organization, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of Pharmacy Services policies; participation in patient, student and staff teaching programs; participating in drug utilization review activities; performing clinical pharmacy services as needed; and accepting on-call responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree or PharmD degree in pharmacy required.
Current Pennsylvania Licensure or eligibility required.
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification preferred.
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?Â
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.Â
About St. Joseph Hospital:Â
Located in the heart of Berks County in Reading, PA, St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873. The new 204 bed state of the art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2004 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization. Penn State Health St. Joseph is dedicated to the health, education and wellness of the community.Â
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