One-year fixed-term position. Performs duties in accordance with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency standards.
Provides and supervises the provision of efficient and accurate medication service for patients/customers, evaluates individual medication needs, clarifies or corrects orders with physicians and nurses, provides assistance and in-depth drug information to medical personnel, and performs operational and clinical functions or projects as assigned. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Directly accountable to the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director and the Director of Pharmacy at Geisinger Medical Center.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills (interpersonal/communication and technological effectiveness competencies).
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Requires a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, or equivalent experience, and current licensure or eligibility for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy. Resident is expected to be licensed in Pennsylvania by the end of September during the residency year.
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a hospital environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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