St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.
Responsible for performing and documenting patient pharmacy clinical interventions, education, and counseling that pertains to medication management and safety. Interprets, evaluates and reviews of physician inpatient orders and outpatient prescriptions in order to prepare, calculate, compound, admix and dispense appropriate medication and dosages consistent with optimum patient care. The interpretation, evaluation and review must include but is not limited to patient drug allergy review, drug-drug, drug-food interaction determination, assessment of therapeutic duplication, over/under dosing and inappropriate therapy and the prompt resolution and documentation of deficiencies found. (I.E., pharmacist is responsible to ensure the dispensation of the right medication, at the right dosage, for the right medical indication, at the right time, to the right patient. Engages in practices that promote and advance professional practice, education, patient safety, and collaboration with other health care practitioners.