Pharmacist, part-time approximately 24 hours per week to include evenings and weekends BENEFITS
Company: Encompass Health
Posted on: May 18, 2019
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona) is an 80-bed acute
rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive Inpatient and
Outpatient rehabilitation. We offer a wide base of physical
rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma,
spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac
Our hospital has a full complement of Therapists, Nurses,
Neuropsychologists and Medical staff to offer the best possible
outcomes for our patients. With an average length of stay of
approximately 2 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our
patients and their families.
We are proud of the fact that about 80% of the patients admitted to
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona are discharged
directly to their homes.
Come see how we are changing people s lives- everyday. Maybe you
Six JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord
Injury, Brain Injury, Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced
The Pharmacist contributes to excellent patient outcomes and
- Ensuring the daily operations within the hospital pharmacy allow
the pharmacy to meet all customer and patient expectations.
- Contributing to and developing pharmacy specific policies and
procedures, ensuring all policies and procedures meet all
applicable Joint Commission and other auditing agency
- Participating on the interdisciplinary team; providing the
appropriate information to the team and utilizing the information
received to ensure positive patient outcomes.
- Accurate interpretation of medication orders, and compound and
dispense medication preparations in accordance with the legal and
professional standards of pharmacy practice.
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a
comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes
medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee
assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more. For more
information on available benefits, please click here.
What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation
hospital setting. Our patients come with a wide variety of
diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury,
various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis,
osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple
trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our
patients are discharged directly home.
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients. We
utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment
interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes
database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome
reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient
Helping you become a better pharmacist is critical to our success -
You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as
external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of
full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and
medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
Job Code: 100091
License or Certification
- Licensed in good standing by the appropriate state pharmacy
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Successful completion a degree from an accredited pharmacy
program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to
a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency
- Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds and ability push/pull a
minimum of 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or
pulling of medical supplies and equipment.
Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Job ID: 1916919
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