Clinical Pharmacist - Generalist

Job Number 58273
Posted 11/5/2018
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Pharmacy Outreach (Inpatient Pharmacy)
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Day
Hours Variable
Job Details Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is seeking a General Clinical Pharmacist to join our team!

Responsible for verifying, filling and dispensing medication orders including the proper handling, usage, monitoring and storage of drugs in the pharmacy. Maintains standards set by the department and translates policies and procedures into the daily operation of the pharmacy. Acts as an information resource to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals regarding medication therapy and drug-related information and literature. Serves as a preceptor to students, new hires and residents and supervises and directs support personnel. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum education required:

BS Pharmacy or PharmD - Graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy.

Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred.

Other skills required:

-Licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Maine.

-Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.

-Ability to work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff.

-Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.

-Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions and respond quickly to emergent requests.

-Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.

-Ability to communicate effectively (orally and writing).

-Ability to meet pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, psychiatric, oncology, obstetric and rehabilitation patients.

-Must exhibit a caring attitude toward patients, co-workers, and other customers.

Other skills preferred:

Computer skills; Residency; Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification.

Physical requirements:

May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40lbs.) Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Sitting and extended periods of standing and walking are required. This position entails extensive customer service and phone utilization; visual and auditory acuity, finger-wrist repetitive motion, and utilization of a computer/keyboard.

Working environment:

Fast paced clinical environment.Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities that promote self and staff development. Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

About Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to making healthcare work for the people of Maine. It is a 411- bed, regional tertiary care and ACS verified level II trauma center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state's geography. The hospital is a base for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 900 missions per year. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

Northern LightPharmacy works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care for all patients served by the facility by promoting evidence-based, fail-safe medication use.TheNorthern Light Eastern Maine Medical CenterPharmacy is dedicated to educating future pharmacists through our affiliations. Our pharmacists are preceptors for Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students and PGY1 residents.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center's Pharmacy is staffed by a highly skilled team of pharmacists, technicians and support personnel that provide excellent service to our patients, providers and other professional staff. With more than 100 employees, our pharmacy team provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to our inpatient areas, emergency department, and family practice offices. Our practice model includes clinical pharmacist generalists and specialists.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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