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Aultman Health Foundation PHARMACIST - DECENTRALIZED in Canton, Ohio

Req# 19580Aultman Health Foundation, CANTON, OHAULTMAN HOSPITALAultman Health FoundationFull Time, Varied Shifts, 40PURPOSE OF POSITION:The purpose of the Decentralized Pharmacist position is to review medication orders, provide clinical drug information, and provide pharmacy support as a nursing unit-based pharmacist. Additionally, the Decentralized Pharmacist will provide all regulatory review of medication distribution on covered nursing units. RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS:Decentralized Pharmacist Responsibilities:Reviews, interprets, and verifies all physician orders for processing.Provides safe, efficient, patient-centered, evidence-based clinical pharmacy services including pharmacokinetic consultation, drug therapy monitoring, healthcare staff in-services, patient-specific consultations.Provides cost-effective, evidence-based drug information to providers and nursing staff.Performs final check/verification of all processed orders and approves for delivery and release.Clarifies medications, doses, routes of administration and other related information with the physician as indicated.Knowledgeable of age specific doses and routes of administration.Knowledgeable of drug/drug interaction, food/drug interaction, renal clearance dosing and adjustments, indications and contraindications, compatibility, and stability of intravenous medications. That includes chemotherapy medications and Total Parenteral Nutrition. Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of extemporaneously compounded medications, including sterile products.Inputs patient and medication order information accurately into hospital computer system via direct order entry or CPOE verification to facilitate medication dispensing.Provides concise drug information to physicians, nurses, patients, and other allied health professionals.Knowledgeable of different drug information references and sources including websites.Maintains control and security of all medications and reports all potential diversion to the Director of Pharmacy.Supervises the activities of pharmacy support personnel related to the preparation and processing of orders and their performance.Communicates with physicians, nurses, patients, and other allied health professionals in a courteous, professional and customer friendly manner. Performs correct calculations of doses and infusion rates. Participates in clinical activities including vancomycin dosing, anticoagulation monitoring, and any other clinical programs assigned by the department. Completes licensure continuing education requirements and work-related competencies in a timely manner.Understands regulatory requirements and standards affecting his/her scope of practice.* Follows medication use policies and complies with drug formulary policies and procedures, including enforcement of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved therapeutic interchanges and non-formulary requests.* Provides education to providers when they have problems/issues entering medication orders into the Cerner Millennium information system.* Enters medication variances in Midas & enters clinical interventions identified in Sentri7 and by self into Quantifi software (or other current intervention tracking software used by Aultman Pharmacy.)* Assists in the training and development of new pharmacy employees.* Assists in the training and education of pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from a college or a university accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.Licensure/Certification/Registration: Pha