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Pharmacist

Our very own Pharmacy on the ship, enabling us to prepare and dispense over-the-counter and prescription medications directly to our patients and Crew.

Department

Hospital Support Services

Commitment

Min. 3 Months

Department

Hospital Support Services

Commitment

Min. 3 Months

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About this Role

Filling this critical role for our patients and medical staff is critical for hope and healing onboard.  Your attention to detail, cost-effective use of pharmaceuticals, and managing the distribution and procurement, will be essential.

What You Will Contribute

• Support for Mercy Ships patients, Crew, and the Senior Pharmacist in operating our on board Pharmacy, including: preparing over-the-counter and prescription medications, and providing patient counseling when dispensing

• Provide the important service of helping to maintain our Pharmacy inventory by using Omnicell reports and dispensing cabinets

• Work as a consult for healthcare providers in the Hospital, including the mobile field teams. Your guidance may be needed off-hours for prescriptions and pharmaceutical advice.

• Carry the on-call pager 24/7 on a three-week rotating schedule to fill prescriptions and provide pharmaceutical advice during evenings and weekends.

• Provide consulting services for healthcare providers in the Ward, Operating Rooms, post-op units, mobile field teams, and Crew Clinic including participation in Ward clinical rounds and regular chart reviews.

For This Role, You Will Need

• To be licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the regulatory agency in your home nation

• To have two years of full-time experience as a registered Pharmacist in a hospital Pharmacy and/or community Pharmacy, and evidenced by degree (i.e. Pharm D).

• Fluency in verbal and written English.

• Computer skills essential to perform this role, including proficiency in Outlook and Excel. Knowledge of PDX, Omnicell, or Sea Care software are beneficial

Full job description available upon request.