Location: US:PA:Enola Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Shift: Varied Hours: Day/Evening
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Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects.
The percentage of time spent performing essential functions is 95%. Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage.
Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, or registries of poisons, narcotics, or controlled drugs.
Plan, implement, or maintain procedures for mixing, packaging, or labeling pharmaceuticals, according to policy and legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal.
Assess the identity, strength, or purity of medications.
Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, or evaluate the quality or effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications or characteristics.
Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, or drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
Compound and dispense medications as prescribed, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or oversee these activities.
Participate in the training and orientation of new pharmacists, technicians, residents and students.
Refer patients to other health professionals or agencies when appropriate.
B.S. or PharmD degree in pharmacy required.
Current Pennsylvania Licensure or eligibility required
Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:
Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Matching 401K retirement plan
ABOUT CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:
We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos's, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.
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