Employment Duration: Full time
Location: IL-Chicago, 60616
Department: Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Critical Care Clinical Specialist
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Description: This position, the Critical Care Clinical Specialist, evaluates and interprets orders, and dispenses medications according to written orders/prescriptions issued by an authorized prescriber. The clinical specialist will also: identify, prevent, assess, and resolve medication-related problems to ensure a safe and optimal patient outcome; promote clinically rational drug therapy and sound pharmaceutical care in the inpatient and ambulatory care setting; as well as maintain competency in unique aspects of drug therapy for cardiology and critical care patients.
• PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
• IL licensure in good standing
• PGY2 Critical Care residency required
• ACLS certification preferred.
• Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems required.
Facility: Located in downtown Chicago near public transportation and freeways, Mercy is known for a number of distinguished programs including cardiology, labor and delivery, urology, and diabetes. The Mercy inpatient pharmacy is open 24/7 and is a stand-alone pharmacy with a hybrid centralized/decentralized staffing model and is supported by centralized and decentralized automation products. Management of the pharmacy is outsourced to CPS.
Rewards: Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401(k) with a match, Paid Time Off Program (including sick time, vacation time and holidays all in one), Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.
About us: We’re Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, a pharmacy services provider for 350 acute-care hospitals, behavioral health systems, long term acute-care and specialty hospitals in 47 states. Since 1971 we have delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we’re growing at a breathtaking rate. You will discover, along with 1800+ other employees, that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.
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