LOCATION: Columbus, Ohio
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community(25K population), that offers a low cost of living(18% lower than US average) and plenty of activities in the area but is within an hour of a large city.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based in east central Ohio is looking for someone to join their team.
The system is a not-for-profit and has over 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the area.
The system is the largest provider in a six county region and a primary referral center.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and
comprehensive cancer services.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring with compassion, trust, innovation and excellence.
Compounds and/or dispenses medications to patients and provides drug information and education to all customers as to optimize the quality of care.
Accurately performs medication order entry on computer system, assuring completeness of the patient’s medication profile.
Provides drug and toxicological information to customers in a timely and accurate fashion in order to maximize knowledge and minimize risk/adverse events.
Performs accurate calculations of caloric and/or electrolyte ingredients for TPN resulting in correct administration of patients’ nutritional therapy.
Monitors drug therapy of patients by screening for potential medication problems so that issues involving drug interactions, incompatibilities, and potential allergies are resolved without patient harm.
Applies pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic principles to individualize drug dosing for patients.
Contacts prescribers regarding clarification of medication orders or notifies them of unobtainable medications in order to reduce the possibility of medication errors or delay in therapy.
Assists the Purchasing Associate in procuring quality generic products as well as supports the formulary practices of the department to provide optimal care at the most affordable price.
Maintains medication on assigned patient care areas by initialing inspection forms and submitting reports to the manager.
Periodically attends nursing unit meetings to disseminate and collect information and then pass this information on to management to assure proper support and follow-up.
Prepares emergency carts and boxes to assure adequate quantities of in-date medication are available for emergency situations.
Responds to and supports Code Blue and Code Trauma situations to maximize opportunity for patient survival and stabilization.
Adjusts doses in patients with diminished renal or hepatic function in order to avoid potential toxicities by patients receiving too much drug.
Individualizes medication dosage for neonatal, pediatric and geriatric patients in order to optimize care during this phase of human development.
Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Ohio.
Must have recent hospital experience.
The position is full time 40hrs week with a rotating shift(start time will be between 5am-11pm). There is a weekend rotation as well.
Looking for a pharmacist that brings a positive attitude and is engaged and wants to continue to learn and be a change agent.
Position will offer between $48.33-$64.99hr depending on experience. The shift differential for evenings/nights/weekends is $2.75hr
The position offers relocation and a great benefit package.