Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Varied Hours: Day/ Evening Rotation
**Now offering a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus**
An exciting opportunity is now available for a Staff Pharmacist! This exceptionally talented pharmacist will work at Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center in the heart of Central Pennsylvania where the love of candy and helping people brought our founder, Milton S. Hershey.
We are looking for people with drive, who are passionate about the future of healthcare and pharmacy. This is your chance to make a difference and join our team at Hershey Medical Center. Our dedicated team of pharmacists work daily to maximize quality and patient safety in accordance with federal and state pharmacy regulations. You'll also do order verification, patient monitoring, and distribution of medications. We have opportunities for personal and career growth in our leadership and/or clinical teams within Pharmacy at HMC. We offer FREE ACPE credits onsite to all pharmacist and pharmacy technicians.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania's only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a four-time Magnet designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our pharmacists exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our pharmacists are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community, and each other. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
Located in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia. To learn more, visitpennstatehealth.org.
What we can offer you!
For eligible full time and part time employees Penn State Health offers a wide variety of career opportunities, a great work culture and generous benefits, most starting day one!
Â·Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Â·Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (No waiting period)
Â·75% Penn State University Tuition Discount (Full-Time Employees)
*This benefit extends to dependents after one year
Â·401K retirement plan with company contribution
Â·Elder Care/Child Care Resources
Work/Life Balance with a 40 hour work week and a 6-weeks schedule
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for assuring safe, rational, and cost effective drug therapy for patients within the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center by assuring the accuracy of drug dispensing, physician order evaluation, monitoring of drug therapy, communicating with all providers involved in the care of patients with respect to pharmacotherapy issues, participating in assuring adherence to Medical Center drug use policy, and providing pharmacotherapy education and information for physicians, nurses, and residents, students, and patients.
B.S. or Pharm.D. degree in pharmacy required.
Current Pennsylvania Licensure or eligibility required.
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
Must be an effective communicator and have excellent time management and conflict resolution skills.
Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently.
Able to lift 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-35 lbs. occasionally.
Able to carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-35 lbs. occasionally.
Able to push 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-20 lbs. frequently; 21-35 lbs. occasionally.
Able to pull 0-20 lbs. frequently; 21-35 lbs. occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
WHY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster's Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country's most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.