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ED Clinical Pharmacist u2013 Night Shift

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overnight shift pharmacist staffing in the ED (7 on, 7 off). Responsible for the identification, resolution, and prevention of medication related issues in the ED.Provides drug information and recommendations for optimization of medication therapy to physicians, nurses and patients in the ED.Major Responsibilities:Demonstrates competency in clinical practice including appropriate drug therapy for patients and prevention/resolution of drug related problems. Independently evaluates patients for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab, and drug-disease interactions. Designs individualized drug therapy regimens including medication doses based on patient's size, organ functions, and disease states.Facilitates medication-related continuity of care at admission, transfer and discharge. Guides physicians, medication history team members, and nurses. Ensures that medication reconciliation processes are consistently followed and provides support for more complex cases.Reviews and accurately interprets medication orders. Provides guidance to other pharmacists and physicians for order selection, entry and verification.Provides remote support to other sites of care, as needed, that may include clinical and operational support as well as collaboration and coordination with pharmacy leadership, after hours pharmacy team members, nurses, providers, and others as appropriate.Demonstrates competency in dispensing and compounding medications consistent with good pharmaceutical practice including compounding technique, packaging, and labeling. Practices in compliance with department policies & procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulations. Acts as a resource to others. Provides input for department policy revisions and dispensing practices.Provides leadership for site activities and to team members throughout shift.Actively supports procedures and initiatives to prevent medication events. Reports events through appropriate channels. Actively supports department medication safety and quality improvement activities.Ensures formulary adherence, recommends cost effective therapies to providers, and minimizes waste in daily practice.Orients/trains new pharmacy team members on the shift. Serves as preceptor for interns, students, and/or residents on the shift. Provides direction to pharmacy technicians to ensure smooth workflow and service standards.Demonstrates a commitment to continued individual professional growth.Licensure:Pharmacist, RegisteredEducation/Experience Required:Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD preferred; ASHP residency preferredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:Maintains advanced skills in area of practice, demonstrating a commitment to continued professional growth and advancement of the pharmacy profession. ---Strong computer skills. ---Excellent communication and organization skills. ---Excellent presentation, facilitation and training development skills. ---Demonstrated decision making, team building, customer service, and conflict resolution skills.Pharmacist license issued in the state(s) of practice Issued by State board of PharmacyPhysicial Requirements and Working Conditions:This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Oak Lawn , ED Clinical Pharmacist u2013 Night Shift, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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