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Specialty Practice Pharmacist
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East Hospital
East Pharmacy
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Position summary

Specialty Practice Pharmacist (Job Opening 438299) - Scope of Position: In cooperation with other pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, acts as a resource and provides answers to drug information questions for patients, family, pharmacists, nurses, physicians, medical students, undergraduate and graduate pharmacy and students and other associate hospital personnel both inpatient and outpatient. Approves new drug orders and screens for drug-drug, drug-herb/dietary supplement, drug-allergy, drug-food (in cooperation with the Dietetics Department), drug-disease state and drug-laboratory interactions. Participates in the pre-, peri-, and post-surgical and medical management of patients in the hospital. Participates in appropriate hospital and/or departmental committees relevant to medicine/surgery practice.

Position Summary: This position functions to coordinate all aspects of patients' pharmaceutical needs through peri-operative process to discharge . Duties include but are not limited to: medication order approval and distribution; assurance of appropriate dose, route, frequency and duration of therapy; patient medication profile review for drug-drug interactions, duplication of therapy, drug allergy interactions and appropriate regimens; medication reconciliation; coordination of patients' pharmaceutical needs with physicians, mid-level providers, and nurses. The patient population includes adult surgical and non-surgical patients. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must be able to demonstrate medication dosing and identify pharmaceutical needs relative to the disease process and age. This position is also responsible for supervising Pharm.D. students, technicians, undergraduate and graduate student teaching, and providing educational programs for patients and hospital staff (physicians, nurses and pharmacy staff).

Education and experience

Registered pharmacist in the State of Ohio; board certified; advanced degree (Pharm.D./MS) and residency; and/or equivalent experience preferred.