Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • 04-Sep-2018 to 03-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • New Hyde Park, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Per Diem

The Parker Jewish Institute, located in New Hyde Park, NY, is seeking a Per Diem Registered Pharmacist  to join our team of professionals in our Pharmacy department.


The Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, conveniently located on the Queens-Nassau County border in New Hyde Park, New York, is a non-profit health care facility that offers short term rehabilitation, sub-acute care and nursing home care, as well as community-based health care' encompassing adult day health care, home health care, and a hospice program that serves terminally ill patients in their own homes or in nursing facilities, including Parker's nursing home.

Quality care means hiring quality people and Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation has a longstanding reputation for excellence and innovation in resident and patient care.

In addition to a friendly, collaborative environment and exciting career-growth opportunities, Parker Jewish Institute also offers these convenience factors:

  • A modern, safe and secure campus conveniently located on the Queens/Nassau County border that is easily accessible by public transportation or auto
  • Free parking
  • A superb, low-cost employee cafeteria
  • Day, evening and night shifts, as well as some flex shifts
  • Central to excellent housing, superior school districts and excellent shopping
  • A variety of nearby child care options, colleges and universities

Reporting to the Director of Pharmacy, the Pharmacist ensures pharmacy customers receive medications timely, accurately and efficiently, fills prescriptions accurately according to the Physicians orders, and maximizes customer/resident medication therapeutic efficacy while minimizing adverse events.

Key Tasks Include:

  • Fill and dispense all physician orders accurately and efficiently according to state and federal regulations
  • Prepares I.V. admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic technique
  • Enters all prescription orders into the computer system accurately
  • Supervises technicians and interns in prescription data entry, packing oral medications, labeling medications and assisting when necessary
  • Verifies all work performed by non-licensed personnel
  • Receives and fills orders for stock medications when technician or intern is not available
  • Answers drug related questions and concerns for personnel, nursing staff and residents and/or families in need of expertise
  • Assists Director with special projects as needed
  • Exhibits professionalism to staff and co-workers
  • Ensures medication safety with each new medication added to a resident/patient profile
  • Reports any adverse drug event or medication error

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a Registered Pharmacist in New York State
  • Prior experience in a long term care environment strongly preferred
  • Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (GCP) preferred
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