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Pharmacist Extender

Requisition #: 185313
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Pharmacy
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: April 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. When joining Johns Hopkins, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

Under minimal supervision, the Transitions Pharmacist Extender (TPE) assists in caring for patients by providing transitions of care services as assigned. The primary responsibility of the TPE is to facilitate assisting patients with obtaining their discharge medications. Activities include discharge prescription data entry, adjudication, and delivery and obtaining and organizing information such as patient demographics, insurance information, medication lists, education needs, and information for a pharmacist to determine the appropriateness of discharge prescriptions. The TPE may assist the patient in obtaining their medications through the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacies or the pharmacy of the patient’s choice. The TPE promotes the safe and effective use of medications by providing the pharmacist with accurate and timely information necessary to make informed clinical recommendations. The TPE participates in performance improvement activities to increase the scope and quality of pharmacy services. The TPE performs other duties of a pharmacy technician, including but not limited to preparation and packaging of medications, inventory maintenance, and appropriate medication documentation, as required.

Rotating Shift

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40 hours per week

Minimum Requirements: One year work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy setting or successful completion of coursework in pharmacology plus 6 months of work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy setting. Applicable experience as a pharmacist extender is desired. Must be registered with the MD Board of Pharmacy and have PTCB Certification.

Johns Hopkins Hosptial is a Smoke Free Campus. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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