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Emergency Department - Pharmacist

Requisition ID:

23151339

Business Unit:

MidState Medical Center

Location:

Meriden, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 9:30am-6pm Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Serving our community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for our patients, community, and employee’s alike. We’ve earned top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, providing the highest quality level of care.

Pharmacists perform functions related to the control, monitoring and dispensing of medications for all age groups of patients according to department procedures and protocols in a safe, cost effective and timely manner. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

  • Supervises the work of supportive personnel (i.e. pharmacy technicians and associates) through monitoring and checking activities to ensure safe and accurate preparation and dispensing of drugs and to meet federal and state regulations.
  • Optimizes drug therapy for the general patient population by designing drug therapy that is appropriate, correct, and cost-effective in order to maximize positive outcomes.
  • May provide direct patient care for pain management through patient evaluation, recommendations, and follow-ups in response to the physician's request or as part of the critical path.
  • Maintains safety of drug therapy for the general patient population by utilizing a variety of screening mechanisms and input from others (i.e. health care providers, the patient, and the patient's family) in order to identify, prevent and resolve adverse drug events.
  • Provides useful drug information through participation on Health Care Team activities and as a liaison between the HCT and the pharmacy to facilitate rapid and effective patient care.
  • Investigates and resolves drug and/or pharmacy related problems for immediate need or broader, longer term review by conducting investigative studies and/or utilizing effective problem solving techniques to ensure a high performing medication use system.
  • Documents interventions, outcomes, and other statistics manually and/or through electronic documentation on a daily or sporadic basis to demonstrate activity and success and provide an opportunity for quality improvement.
  • Demonstrates competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age-specific patient needs.
  • Periodically may be required to function as charge pharmacist.

Qualifications

Education Requirements
• Pharm.D. Required

Minimum Requirements

  • Current CT Pharmacist license or eligible within 45 days of hire.
  • PGY-1 Pharmacy residency required
  • PGY-2 training in emergency medicine preferred
  • Prior experience with EPIC systems preferred.

    We take great care of careers.

    With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
 
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