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Clin Pharmacist I IL

Company: Advocate Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develops competency in clinical practice including appropriate drug therapy for patients and prevention/resolution of drug related problems. Develops competency to evaluate patients for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab, and drug-disease interactions. Individualizes drug therapy regimens based on patient's size, organ functions, and disease states.
  • Facilitates medication-related continuity of care at admission, transfer and discharge.
  • Reviews and accurately interprets medication orders.
  • Develops 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.
  • Ensures formulary adherence, recommends cost effective therapies to providers, and minimizes waste in daily practice.
  • Actively supports procedures and initiatives to prevent medication events. Reports events through appropriate channels. Actively supports department medication safety and quality improvement activities.
  • Orients/trains new pharmacy team members. May work with interns, residents and students to guide daily activities. May be preceptor-in-training. Provides direction to pharmacy technicians to ensure smooth workflow and service standards.Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
    • Pharmacist license issued by the state in which the team member practices.
    • Patient facing teammates may be required to have: Immunization and non-vaccine injectable certifications to be granted from the state of WI or if from out of state, the program is approved by the accreditation council for pharmacy education (ACPE) or by the WI pharmacy examining board.Education Required:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy.Experience Required:
        • No experience required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • Maintains skills in area of practice.
          • 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.
          • Life support training courses may be required dependent on department discretionPhysical Requirements and Working Conditions:
            • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
            • Will occasionally lift up to 35 lbs. without assistance.
            • Must have functional speech, vision, and hearing.
            • Will be exposed to chemical hazards.
            • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
            • Exposed to normal office environment.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: Advocate Health, Oak Lawn , Clin Pharmacist I IL, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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