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Pharmacist, PRN/Registry, St Mary's Hospital, Chicago

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60622

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 67558

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20595220 Pharmacy SMEMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Provides accurate and timely dispensing of medications, in all forms, to meet the needs of the individual patient according to professional standards and practices.  Provides drug information, as requested, to patients, staff, and physicians.  Assists in coordinating and supervising the other pharmacy staff (technicians, inventory personnel, etc).

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

A.  Order Processing

1.  Accurately transcribes, processes, and fills all medication orders in a timely manner.

2.  Compounds prescription orders accurately and efficiently.

3.  Clarifies orders with prescriber as necessary.

4.  Consults with nursing staff and others regarding patient specific information.

5.  Plans and organizes work effectively.

 

B.  Patient Specific Dosing - Pharmacokinetics

 

1.  Demonstrates basic pharmacokinetic knowledge base necessary to monitor patient medication

     orders for appropriate dosing based on patients age, weight, gender, etc.

2.  Checks all medication orders for appropriateness in respect to age, weight, gender, etc.

3.  Makes dosage recommendations, subsequent, and adjustments for renally cleared

     drugs.  Calls physician with recommendation and documents per protocol/guidelines.

4.  Makes basic clinical decisions accurately and efficiently.

5.  Maintains professional and departmental competencies.

6.  Answers drug information questions.

 

C.  Dispensing

 

1.  Checks all medication orders precisely and efficiently, which includes label correctness,

       auxiliary labels, and patient specific labels.  If an error is noted, corrects technician and                      educates  them on error.  If a system error occurs, brings to the attention of a supervisor      immediately.

2.  Maintains/completes required dispensing records.

3.  Informs appropriate staff if drug shortages occur.

4.  Checks all items for placement in automated dispensing cabinets/floor stock area.

5.  Checks all crash carts/drawers in a timely manner to assure sufficient supply available at all

       times.

 

D.  Narcotic Control

 

1.  Fills all narcotics orders accurately and per policy and procedure.

2.  Maintains accurate and complete controlled substance records.

3.  Disposes of narcotics per regulations and policies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                               

1-3 years experience with Bachelor’s degree PharmD preferred

 

 

Computer Skills                                                            

Proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.

Computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

State of Illinois Registered Pharmacist License

 

Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Job FunctionPharmacy 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Clinic, Pharmacy, Supply, Data Entry, Healthcare, Operations, Administrative