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The Aroostook Medical Center, Posted February 6, 2017
Pharmacist – TAMC, FULL TIME, Presque Isle, Maine

Eastern Maine Medical Center.  Posted February 28, 2017
Pharmacy Operations Manager – FULL TIME,  Bangor, Maine

Frisbie Memorial Hospital.  Posted June 14, 2017
Pharmacy Manager – FULL TIME,  Rochester, NH Full-time

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posted 2/6/17

Pharmacist – TAMC
Full Time
The Aroostook Medical Center
EMHS Member
Presque Isle
Maine

The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle has a full-time Pharmacist opening.
Apply online at www.emhs.org/careers – job number 42823.

Primary Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, delivers pharmaceutical care consistent with the department’s clinical role in assuring rational drug therapy in accordance with the department mission statement and department policies and procedures.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, compounds and dispenses medication in accordance with the department mission statement and department policies and procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Develops, evaluates, recommends and monitors patient pharmaceutical care plan:
Assists prescribers in developing optimal drug therapies. Monitors drug therapy.
Performs pharmacokinetic evaluations.
Collaborates with prescribers and caregivers to improve patient medication outcomes.
Participates in development and implementation of medication pathways and protocols.
Provides patient and family medication education.
Ensures an accurate patient medication history.
Helps assure continuity of discharged patients pharmaceutical care.
Performs long term care consultant pharmacist duties.

Receives, reviews and interprets medication prescriptions:
Uses computer medication profiles to ensure that dosing is appropriate, and that adverse drug interactions and therapeutic duplicates or incompatibilities are avoided.
Assists with rounds to patient care units to pick up orders and deliver medications.

Consults and confers with prescriber and caregiver:
Clarifies prescription with prescriber or caregiver as appropriate.
Alerts prescriber and caregiver to unusual or dangerous drug therapies.
Contacts and confers with prescriber whenever prescription irregularities arise.
Confers with prescribers and caregivers concerning availability, form, side effects, and drug interactions of medication prescribed.
Performs pharmacokinetic consultations.

Dispenses and compounds prescribed medication:
Obtains patient clinical information, performs computer order entry, ensures appropriate product selection.
Compounds pharmaceutical preparations as necessary, using standard pharmaceutical physical/chemical procedures and equipment.
Performs related pharmaceutical mathematical calculations.

Serves as clinical and drug information resource to prescribers, caregivers and patients:
Participates in the department teaching, training, and competency activities. Precepts student externs and student interns.
Prepares and presents staff, caregiver, prescriber, community education programs.

Documents and maintains patient and department records:
Including: purchasing; controlled substance records.
Participates in department inventory taking and reporting activities.

Supervises work of supportive personnel:
Performs duties as charge pharmacist in coordinating and supervising the supportive personnel in the daily operational functions and activities.

Performs related and assigned duties as required:
Assists in performing drug expiration date inspections/replacements.
Assists with, or may have full responsibility for special projects as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy.
Additional duties may include, but are not limited to: quality assurance/performance improvement activities; newsletter publication; committee assignments.

The job elements outlined above reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to describe the principal functions of this position, and shall not be considered as a complete detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in this position.

Job Requirements
BS degree in Pharmacy
Completion of one year internship Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Maine
Must undergo orientation/training period
Hospital pharmacy experience is preferred but not required

Aptitudes:
Professional, ethical, mature, caring manner and attitude.
High self-esteem and self-confidence.
Ability to work and act both independently, as a member of a team.
Ability to handle frequent interruptions and noise-related distractions, and to adapt to crowded and close working conditions, and to adapt to periods of increased workload volume- all without diminished performance.
Ability to accommodate scheduled and unscheduled work schedule changes.
Ability to exercise sound professional judgement, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests.
Ability to provide age appropriate pharmaceutical care to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Good communication skills, discretion, tact, courtesy and ability to work with people.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

Special Skills:
Ability to work with computers (mainframe & personal) and software (spreadsheet, word processing, database).
Ability to operate machine, tools, and work-aids of the department.
Ability to adapt to a changing work environment.

Availability:
Normally an eight to ten hour shift.
Rotating shifts, including evenings and weekends.
Rotates through department on-call schedule as required.
Rotates to different division work sites as required.
Periodic extra time may required.
Periodic callback may be required on both standard and non-standard shifts.

Physical Demands:
Sitting – 3-7 hours per day (generally less than 25% of the time).
Standing and Walking – 3-7 hours per day (generally more than 75% of the time).
Lifting – moderate lifting of 10lb to 50lb with good body mechanics.
Twisting – 1-120 twists per day.
Bending – 1-20 bends per day.
Squatting or Kneeling – 1-3 hours per day (generally less than one hour per day).
Wrist Position – Moderate deviation of the wrist.
Pinching or Grasping – moderate to frequent (121-480 pinches per day).
Hand/Wrist Repetitions – moderate to frequent (961-2280 per day).
Manual Dexterity – frequent fine motor movement.
Either Handedness – up to 60% of the time.
Both Handedness – between 36-60% of the time.
Near Vision – requires very accurate near vision.
Far Vision – requires 20/40 far vision. Visual Color Discrimination – requires discriminating between red, green, and white.
Hearing – requires hearing whispered voice at 8 feet (more than 75% of the time).
Speech – frequent clear speaking ability required.

Work Environment:
Moderate to frequent exposure to 80-90 degree temperatures.
Frequent exposure to stressful, crowded working conditions.
Frequent exposure to steady equipment and personnel noise, generally below 85db.
Slight or potential exposure to toxic and/or caustic drugs and chemicals.
Slight or potential exposure to patients and/or staff with infections. Moderate exposure to injury from sharps.

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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posted February 28, 2017

Pharmacy Operations Manager
Full Time

Eastern Maine Medical Center
Bangor, Maine

Job Description – Pharmacy Operations Manager – Eastern Maine Medical Center

Job Code: 44899
EMHS is currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Operations Manager for Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine

Summary 
The Pharmacy Operations Manager provides direction and leadership for Pharmacy operations, EMMC Pharmacy Outreach Service and Remote Order Verification Service. Reports to the Director of Pharmacy and works collaboratively with the Director of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Clinical Manager to develop, implement and maintain progressive and best practice health-system pharmacy services. Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other health-care professionals. Participates in Eastern Maine Healthcare System pharmacy related committees, task forces and system meetings. Manages Pharmacy financial operations, personnel, quality, formulary management, distribution systems, technology systems and all related professional aspects of current hospital pharmacy practice and systems.

Position Requirements
· B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. AND one of the following: M.S. in Pharmacy Administration, M.B.A., M.H.A., M.P.H., or Health System Pharmacy Practice Residency.
· At least four years clinical experience in hospital pharmacy required or completion of a PGY1 and a PGY2 Residency.
· At least three years managerial/supervisory experience preferred.
· Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification preferred.
· Pharmacist licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Maine required.
· Must have demonstrated skills in making decisions with visionary and independent judgment and be able to work effectively with a variety of committees, managerial and professional personnel.
· Must have effective budgeting, project development and project implementation skills.
· Must have excellent personnel supervisory skills.
· Must possess effective financial management skills relevant to the practice of hospital pharmacy.

Responsibilities Include: 
· Supervise Clinical Pharmacist Generalists, Support staff and Technician Supervisors
· Oversee and manage pharmacy budget
· Address operational matters, patient safety and policies and procedures
· Responsible for maintaining pharmacist schedule, personnel matters, recruitment and staff orientation
· Manage formulary, supply chain and purchasing, billing and vendors
· Oversee 340b program in regarding to operations, compliance and auditing
· Supervision of pharmacists/technicians in production, distribution, and clinical services
· Mentor and train residents, IPPE and APPE students
· Oversee Pharmacy Remote Order Verification and Outreach programs

How to Apply:
For more information about EMMC Pharmacy operations visit our website at www.pharmacyinmaine.org.  To apply for this position visit http://www.careers.emhs.org (Job Code: 44899) or contact Heather Fowler, Pharmacy Recruiter at hfowler@emhs.org.

The Bangor Community
The Bangor community is nestled among the scenic Maine coast, Acadia National Park and the Mount Katahdin region with mountains and landscapes for exceptional year-round recreation that includes hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, golf and more. Our neighborhoods are safe, family friendly and have outstanding schools. The EMMC team is constantly striving to adopt best practices and embrace new technologies to deliver the best possible care.

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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posted June 14, 2017

Pharmacy Manager
Full Time
Frisbie Memorial Hospital
Rochester, NH

Job Description

Pharmacy Manager
Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NH
Full-time – Days, Monday – Friday

Frisbie Memorial Hospital (FMH) is unique in today’s healthcare environment. If you visit our campus, you’ll see striking photographs of our patients and our employees. You’ll see and feel through these images stories of compassion, renewal and hope. You’ll start to see and feel why Frisbie is about our people, our technology and the trust of our patients. You’ll also see why a career at Frisbie can be exactly what you need.

We are currently seeking a Pharmacy Manager.

The Pharmacy Manager coordinates daily operations and supervises the distributive functions of the pharmacy including formulary management, medication ordering and distribution, sterile products manufacturing, unit dose preparation, medication storage, unit inspections, drug delivery systems and workload data retrieval and reporting. Identifies operation problems (i.e. staffing; scheduling; workflow) and takes corrective action.

The Pharmacy Manager is expected to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based in the physical ability, intellectual development, psychosocial, educational and safety needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

The Pharmacy Manager will ensure that each staff pharmacist has reviewed the Pharmacy Department age specific competency manual as well as attended appropriate workshops or complete continuing education with regards to the hospital patient type.

The Pharmacy Manager must be a graduate of an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education approved College of Pharmacy. Must be professionally competent and appropriately licensed by the State of New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy. Five years of hospital pharmacy experience is required. Three plus years of prior supervisory experience and staff training experience is also required. Experience with 340B and pharmacy information systems is preferred.

We also have full-time opportunities available for a Staff Pharmacist and a Pharmacy Technician

At Frisbie, we use the latest technology to help our dedicated staff find solutions that benefit our patients. Technology that promotes faster healing, better health, higher quality of life and in-turn, career satisfaction.

Frisbie Memorial Hospital’s ability to excel at caring for the community depends on its people. That’s why we invest in our workforce and reward employees for exceptional performance — and why we offer a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package.

To review a complete job description and to apply, please visit our careers site at: https://frisbiecareers.com/

For inquiries, please contact: Jeanette McGovern, PHR, SHRM-CP, RACR Human Resources Business Partner Email: J.McGovern@fmhospital.com

A direct link to the position can be had here: https://www.healthcaresource.com/frisbie/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=101441

Frisbie Memorial is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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