Location: Galloway, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Days
The specialty pharmacist is responsible for clinical aspects of pharmaceutical care in order to optimize treatment of the specified patient population. The specialty pharmacist collaborates with other healthcare professionals as part of an interdisciplinary approach to manage patient outcomes and develop effective medication plans that identify, resolve and prevent drug-related problems while also assessing clinical outcomes. The specialty pharmacist also serves as a dedicated resource to the specified department and patient population; participates in drug research and clinical presentations on new and existing medications; and assists with other projects as needed by the department. The position also participates in, but is not limited to, clinical discussions with other providers, providing MTM services/consultations, obtaining medication prior authorizations, therapy compliance, patient counseling, triaging specialty prescriptions to appropriate pharmacy, evaluating patient barriers to medication adherence, coordinating cost issues as they arise, and coordinating medication shipping. The specialty pharmacist will maintain compliance with all NJBOP regulations, along with other state and federal laws.

  • EDUCATION: Doctor of pharmacy degree or master's degree required.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current New Jersey State license as a registered pharmacist required. Advanced certification, residency or advanced degree is preferred or as mandated by ASHP or governing agencies.
  • EXPERIENCE: Strong clinical and operational pharmacy background. Minimum of 2 years of active pharmacy experience. Must demonstrate extensive knowledge of current regulations (USP, NJ Board of Pharmacy, NJ DOH, The Joint Commission, CMS, DEA) and ASHP best practice.

The specialty pharmacist will demonstrate the ability to perform the department-specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

Potential for exposure to infectious patients or materials is negligible. Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances, including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs and cleaning solutions. Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

Physical Requirements: Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g., use of a computer keyboard). May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lbs.), including boxes, equipment and IV solutions, and stooping or kneeling (e.g., to pick up items from the floor; to remove and replace items on lower shelves; and to file documents in lower file drawers. Sitting, walking or standing for long periods of time (4–8 hours) is often necessary. Normal range of hearing and vision required to perform work and communicate.

This positions report to the department leadership.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Kevin Ta
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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