JOB POSTING: Pharmacist - Night Shift Inpatient
Posted: March 16, 2020 Part-time | Benefit's Eligible
Inpatient Staff Pharmacists are responsible for verifying inpatient prescriber orders; dispensing the ordered medications, compounding IV and all other sterile products, the timely preparation and delivery of all patient orders: providing drug information to physicians, nurses, patients, and other hospital personnel: and supervising technicians and interns. All inpatient staff pharmacists must also provide support on patient codes and emergency room level I traumas.
Demonstrates competencies defined in Inpatient Staff Pharmacist responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years and select adult patients.
Why Nationwide Children's Hospital
The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.
Here, Everyone Matters. We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.
Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.
Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.
What Will You Be Doing?
Dispenses inpatient medications pursuant to prescriber orders, including determining the appropriateness of medication orders using information such as patient age, weight, disease state(s) and pertinent past medical history, reviews all possible adverse drug events, and considers patient allergies.
Determines appropriateness of medication orders and contacts prescriber if in doubt of appropriateness of order. Verifies medications orders to assure timely and accurate delivery in a form appropriate for the patient.
Identifies potential adverse drug reactions, drug-drug, drug-disease and drug-food interactions, and incompatibilities affecting patient outcomes.
Demonstrates core clinical competency required to verify and dispense medications safely and accurately for patients (e.g therapeutic drug monitoring).
Provides information to health care practitioners, caregivers, or patients on the appropriate administration of medications, medication dosing, and medication selection.
Collaborates with other members of the pharmacy team to assure continuity of care and consistency of practice, including providing all necessary handoffs.
Collaborates on supply and inventory issues to ensure all necessary medications and supplies are available to accurately and completely treat intended patients.
Dispenses inpatient medications pursuant to prescriber orders.
Competently provides all necessary pharmaceutical care in support of inpatient codes and Level I traumas.
Makes effective use of available software and information systems
Supervises pharmacy technicians, interns, externs, and students in the performance of dispensing and compounding. Assures orderly workflow and provides input in performance evaluations. Participates in the interview and training of new employees when applicable.
Maintains all medication records required and in accordance with Federal, State, and Local law and regulatory standards.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as designated.
What Are We Looking For?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.
Hospital experience or internship desirable
Licensure, or licensure-eligibility, to practice pharmacy in the state of Ohio
Basic skills in using and documenting in an electronic medical record.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required in providing education to patients/families and patient care team members; as well as in interactions with students, the public, pharmaceutical representatives, and representatives from external institutions (i.e., colleges of pharmacy, health care institutions).
Aptitude for detail and medication safety skills.
Your Benefits, Your Wellness:
As an employer, Nationwide Children's recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:
Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
Support your financial protection and security in retirement
Most of our positions are benefits' eligible from day 1.
Minimum Physical Requirements
Talking on Telephone or in Person Constantly
Typing on the Computer Keyboard Constantly
Standing or Walking Constantly
Sitting Occasionally (0-10%)
Nationwide Children's Hospital