The Department of Pharmacy provides medication therapy patient care services
for patients of all age groups and levels of acuity within Clara Maass
Medical Center. All services are conducted in accordance with accepted
ethical and professional standards of practice and meet all legal requirements.
Clara Maass Medical Center pharmacy provides 24 hour pharmacy services.
Our pharmacists work directly on the nursing units allowing us to be a
direct resource for our nurses, doctors, other health-care professionals
and patients. Pharmacists provide services such as anticoagulation monitoring,
renal dosing, antimicrobial stewardship, IV to oral medication transition,
patient counseling, and evaluation of lab data. The pharmacy department
monitors and highlights the activities of our pharmacy staff to make sure
they are recognized for their role and impact on patient care both in
our facility and throughout the system.
Clinical services allow Clara Maass Medical Center to offer specialized
services for different hospital populations. These services include emergency
medicine, psychiatry, critical care, antimicrobial stewardship and internal medicine.
Pharmacy has a strong presence in many committees hospital-wide such as
Infection Control, Antibiotic Stewardship, Pharmacy and Therapeutics,
Quality and Safety Council, Critical Care, and Committees set to manage
diseases such as sepsis, stroke, and VTE to name a few.
Clara Maass Medical Center is excited to offer state of the art pharmacy
technology services. These include:
- Cerner® for electronic medical records and computerized physician order entry
- Pyxis ES automated dispensing systems
- Pharmacy OneSource® suite, clinical dashboards-to flag patient care
initiatives, document pharmacist interventions, Simplifi 797, and formulary