Atlantic Health System

Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacy Department

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
Allied Health
Newton Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem pharmacist in our Retail Pharmacy at Newton Medical Center.


Working knowledge, is responsible to ensure the workflow of the retail pharmacy is maintained in an efficient manner. Ensure presciptions are filled in a timely manner, including the accurate maintenence of patient profiles. Ensures that all prescriptions are adjudicated and rejections are acted upon. Reviews patient profiles to assure appropriate therapy based on patient specific information that includes at least the following: age, gender, diagnosis, co-morbidities, relevant labs, allergies, height, weight and BSA, pregnancy and lactation status. Reviews and transcribes all medication orders including specialized orders based on approved protocols accurately and timely verifying therapy, correct medication, route, dose and frequency. Makes recommendations for alternate treatments when necessary. Dispenses medications, prescriptions, miscellaneous items accurately and promptly. Processes requests via phone, window, fax and computer in a professional and timely manner. Obtains medications when needed to provide optimal patient care using economical or alternative options. Legibly signs all paperwork and/or labeles associated with these processes.


Minimum Education:

  • BS or higher from accredited US Pharmacy school or equivalent required


  • Active NJ license

Relevant Experience:

  • Retail pharmacy experience preferred



About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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