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Pharmacist PT- Anderson Hospital

Requisition R130494 Market Cincinnati, Ohio Department Pharmacy - Anderson Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Part-time

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Supervise technical personnel, interns, and students in assuring completion of departmental tasks. Responsible for assuring that dispensing and pharmaceutical care services are carried out in accordance with all federal, state and local law

  • Responsible for assuring that dispensing and pharmaceutical care services are carried out in accordance with all federal, state and local laws.
  • Reviews direct oral or written physician’s order against patient medication profile for appropriateness of drug ,dosage, regimen, and for medication allergies, duplication of therapy, and drug/drug interaction; contacts the physicians, prescriber or nurse to resolve or clarify any order in question.
  • Researches and answers drug information questions, including determination of appropriate drug, dose, and/or calculations, route, schedule, and appropriate use with regard to drug compatibility, drug interactions, biopharmaceuticals and pharmacokinetics.
  • Performs all clinical (pharmaceutical care) functions thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner.
  • Maintains patient profile through computer entries for patient data entry of new orders, and order maintenance.
  • Compounds and dispenses pharmaceutically elegant dosage forms as ordered and assures delivery of the medication to the correct patient in a timely manner.
  • Checks all new and routine medication orders compounded or filled by pharmacy technicians and interns and
  • checks technical order entry through order confirmation in accordance with all federal, state and local laws.
  • Accurately fills, labels, and dispenses outpatient prescriptions and effectively counsels’ patients on the correct use of their medication(s).
  • Maintains the formulary system of drug selection and use; notifies prescribers of therapeutic alternatives when medication order is non-formulary or needs further clarification.
  • Participates in patient education including patient counseling of drug therapy and formal patient education
  • programs.
  • Participates in staff development and educational programs for personnel. This includes in-service lectures to pharmacy, medical and nursing staffs, and pharmaceutical publications.
  • Aids in the instruction (during the on-the-job phase) of new employee orientation and training.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory control of all pharmaceuticals and controlled substances (and associated
  • control records) as per department procedures.
  • As part of daily operations and/or special assignment, participates in all aspects of the department quality
  • improvement program. Is responsible for all other duties as assigned.

III. Patient Population

The following must be included in all position descriptions that involve direct or indirect patient care. This is a Joint Commission requirement. Also, select the age of the patient population served:

☐ Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

☐ Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.

☐ Neonates (0-4 weeks) ☐ Adolescents (13-17 years)

☐ Infant (1-12 months) ☐ Adults (18-64 years).

☐ Pediatrics (1-12 years) ☐ Geriatrics (65 years and older)

☐ Not applicable to this position.

IV. Employment Qualifications

Education Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Required Minimum Education: 4 year/ Bachelors Degree Specialty/Major: Pharmacy

Preferred Education: Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D) Specialty/Major: PharmD

Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the

accrediting or licensing body.

Licensure/Certification Required: Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Ohio.

Licensure/Certification Preferred: Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: Must have attained experience in the various aspects of pharmacy practice either as a licensed pharmacist or through an accredited internship or externship program.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required: Working knowledge of the practice of pharmacy, including dispensing activities and pharmaceutical care activities that encompass knowledge of appropriate drug use, drug interactions and incompatibilities, biopharmaceuticals, and pharmacokinetics. Thorough knowledge of the federal, state and local laws as they pertain to the practice of pharmacy.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

16

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings

Department:

Pharmacy - Anderson

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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