Night Pharmacist, Full Time Night Shift, St Joseph Medical Center, Chicago:
Presence Health

45218-en_US
Presence Health
Chicago Illinois
Healthcare
Description

Requisition ID: 45218

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night
FLSA: E

 

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.

 

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

*SK

 

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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