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Pharmacist - Inpatient Pharmacy - Toledo Hospital - Full Time - Afternoons - 68138

Company name
The Toledo Hospital

Location
Toledo, OH, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Pharmaceutical

Posted on
Jul 28, 2022

Valid Through
Nov 10, 2022

Profile

Job Description

ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the largest acute-care facilities in the region. Our 794-bed hospital is staffed by more than 4,800 professional healthcare employees who serve a 27-county area throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We also have the area’s largest board-certified medical staff, which is made up of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment are a must. In addition, for 15 consecutive years, residents of Greater Toledo have named us the Consumer Choice Award winner in our market. In fact, we’re the only hospital in northwest Ohio to receive this honor.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides pharmacy services, to include: inpatient drug distribution, IV admixture, drug information, pharmacokinetics, drug therapy monitoring, patient education, and controlled substance regulation. Responsible for providing direct supervision of supportive personnel within the Department of Pharmacy. Actively participates in the creation of an environment that fosters patient, family, physician, and staff satisfaction. Ensures decisions made are based on the Mission and Values of ProMedica.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Interprets and processes all medication orders. Prepares and dispenses medications, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition preparations safely and accurately using appropriate techniques.

2. Sustains the formulary by minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing the therapeutic substitution policy and promoting rational medication therapy selection.

3. Monitors all new medication orders against the patient’s medication profile for contraindications, drug–drug interactions, drug–food interactions, drug–laboratory test interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug, dose route, frequency, and therapeutic duplications. Resolves identified problems with the physician or nurse; and documents these activities as appropriate.

4. Answers all drug information questions accurately using drug information resources available in the department and documents these activities as appropriate.

5. Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient charts accurately.

6. Provides professional review, quality control checks, and/or direct provision of service for: all unit dose packaging program, all admixtures and sterile products including formulation, stability and sterility consideration, extemporaneous compounds, medication order entry, floor stock orders and controlled substances.

7. Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.

8. Obtains required continuing education for state licensure.

9. Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners; recommends evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans; and suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed. Performs clinical services as required including pharmacokinetic dosing, renal dosing, etc.

10. Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions and medication errors accurately and in a timely manner.

11. Conducts patient education/counseling to inpatients and/or outpatients as requested.

12. Collaborates with other team members in meeting departmental goals. Establishes and maintains mechanisms for communication and constructive problem solving with staff. Utilizes a team approach in decision-making and problem solving. Builds trust and mutual respect.

13. Keeps director informed of any unexpected developments that may affect patient care or the budget of the department.

14. Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel; verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians; and participates in the performance management process as requested. Supervises and instructs students.

15. Adheres to state and federal laws.

16. Performs all duties and responsibilities in an ethical and responsible manner.

17. Supports the department in providing a vision for its direction and embraces the change process to achieve the vision.

18. Effectively makes decisions to achieve desired outcomes.

19. Coaches and facilitates the growth and development of employees within the department.

20. Directs daily operations to achieve goals for the department.

21. Strives for continuous improvement by focusing on key department systems.

22. Develops an environment for success through team participation.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

 Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy

License: 

Licensed within the state(s) of practice

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: 

Pharm.D. degree and residency training

Skills: 

Prefer experience in hospital pharmacy services including unit dose, IV admixtures, and pharmacokinetic dosing.

Certification: 

BLS – Basic Life Support

ProMedica

 is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.  For more information, please visit  www.promedica.org/about-promedica

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact  employment@promedica.org

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Employee Exemption Type

Exempt

Job Type

Full Time

Budgeted Hours / Pay Period

80

Shift Type

Afternoons

Shift Hours

Weekends

On-call Requirements

Additional Schedule Details

Company info

The Toledo Hospital
Website : http://www.toledochildrens.org

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