Department: Inpatient Pharmacy
Job Code: T99841
Pay Grade: 18
Schedule: Full Time
Cleveland Clinic is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in patient care, research, and education. Cleveland Clinic provides education and training for more than 1000 medical residents and fellows, over 500 medical students, and 600-plus allied health professionals per year.
The Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital pharmacy services 120 beds. This includes a 17 bed level III NICU, a 24-bed PICU, general cardiology, pediatric hematology and oncology, epilepsy monitoring unit, special delivery unit, and general pediatric units. Night shift pharmacist working 7 on 7 off schedule. Responsible for the appropriate selection, dosing, administration, and dispensing of medication orders. Oversees and supervises activities of Pharmacy Technicians. Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate. Compounds and dispenses medications for delivery to patient care areas, including pediatric specific sterile product compounding. Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients. Assesses inventory and assures appropriate stock and par levels. Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care. Works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team. Other duties as assigned.
Assures the appropriate selection, dosing, administration, and dispensing of medication orders. Oversees and supervises activities of Pharmacy Technicians.Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.Compounds and dispenses medications for delivery to patient care areas.Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Pharm.D. or Bachelor Science in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Internal candidates: Minimum of six months as a Pharmacist II External candidates: Minimum of two years experience in hospital pharmacy OR have successfully completed a PGY1 Residency.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Typical physical demands include ability to perform functions of the job while reaching and stretching, and manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer functions of job.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.