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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 156029-1A
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional
Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Position Summary: Supports the mission of the department by ensuing that the right patients receive the right
medication in a safe and timely manner. Clinically reviews medication orders received from prescribers
to ensure that the medication, as ordered, is safe to administer to the patient. If not, intervenes with the prescriber on behalf of the patient. Appropriately enters order into the Pharmacy Information System. Supervises pharmacy technician,
and interns to ensure that they daily needs of our patients are being met. Provides drug information to medical staff and
patients upon request or when need is apparent.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy with a current MA registration in Pharmacy
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Must possess a valid MA pharmacist license
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet the requirements of this job description.
Experience: Previous hospital pharmacy experience is preferred. Requires a working knowledge of all basic aspect of health system pharmacy (including drug Therapeutics).
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.