Geneva General Hospital · Pharmacy
Works cooperatively with other health care team members to provide pharmacy component of patient care services. Supervises distribution of pharmaceuticals to patients and provides information to promote the safe and effective use of these agents. Provides pharmacokinetic, antibiotic, and parenteral nutrition consults to physicians on request. Acts as a shift supervisor for Pharmacy Technicians. Performs additional responsibilities as requested. Provides oversight of pharmacy information systems, and implements changes and upgrades to the automated medication dispensing system.
Responsible for the safe, accurate, and timely preparation and dispensing of medications throughout the facilities or areas served. Supervises technical staff involved in these functions.
Responsible for the initial and ongoing review of medication orders, including the identification and resolution of potential drug therapy problems, independently or in consultation with other clinical staff as necessary with particular attention paid to promote patient safety.
Responsible for the management of pharmaceutical resources through support of the formulary system, the maintenance of appropriate inventory levels, and the accurate accounting and security of controlled substances.
Responsible for maintaining professional skills/knowledge, and developing expertise in a chosen area of practice through the completion of required continuing education and other means as appropriate. Promotes the continuing education of other health professionals through provision of in-services and 1:1 educational opportunities.
Responsible for the provision of drug information to facility staff and customers, acting as a resource and contact for pharmacy related questions or problems. Participates in performance improvement processes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BS in Pharmacy
Current NYS Pharmacist license (or eligible).
One year of previous hospital pharmacy experience.
Familiarity with unit dose systems, preparation of intravenous admixtures, parenteral nutrition solutions, and chemotherapy.
Computer experience and knowledge of pharmacokinetic dosing principles and principles involved in dosage adjustments and monitoring for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Experience with Adverse Drug Reaction reporting and performance improvement programs.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion and ability to deal with the public in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple priorities and enhance the spirit of teamwork through effective role modeling.
Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and organizational skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office products including word, excel