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Nationwide Children's Hospital Pharmacist - Inpatient in Columbus, Ohio

Pharmacist - Inpatient

Inpatient Staff Pharmacists are responsible for verifying inpatient prescriber orders; dispensing the ordered medications, compounding IV and all other sterile products, the timely preparation and delivery of all patient orders, providing drug information to prescribers, nurses, patients, and other hospital personnel, clinical patient review for safety and accuracy, and supervising technicians and interns. All inpatient staff pharmacists must also provide support on patient codes and emergency room level I traumas. Inpatient Staff Pharmacists demonstrate competencies defined in Inpatient Staff Pharmacist duties and responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years and select adult patients.

Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible, Typical schedule: Half evenings, half nights, 4 week rotating schedule. Every 4th weekend.)

Location:

Central Campus

700 Children's Dr

Columbus, Ohio 43205

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

  • Dispenses inpatient medications pursuant to prescriber orders, including determining the appropriateness of medication orders using information such as patient age, weight, disease state(s) and pertinent past medical history, reviews all possible adverse drug events, and considers patient allergies. Determines appropriateness of medication orders and contacts prescribing practitioner if in doubt of appropriateness of order. Verifies medications orders to assure timely and accurate delivery in a form appropriate for the patient.

  • Provides information to health care practitioners, caregivers, or patients on the appropriate administration of medications, medication dosing, and medication selection.

  • Provides all necessary pharmaceutical care in support of codes and Level I traumas.

  • Documents direct patient care, clinical, operational, and financial outcomes and activities appropriately in the medical record.

  • Determines appropriateness of medication orders and contacts prescribing practitioner if in doubt of appropriateness of order. Verifies medications orders to assure timely and accurate delivery in a form appropriate for the patient. Further, helps operationalize recommendations through order verification as appropriate and as determined by team leadership

  • Focuses on accurate maintenance of the ‘prior to admission’ medication list and ensures accurate and timely communication to multidisciplinary team, ambulatory pharmacy, and patient/family regarding discharge medication-related needs.

  • Provides in-service training to medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff. Precepts and/or supervises pharmacy residents, students, interns, technicians, or graduates awaiting licensure. Provides appropriate oversight and input in performance evaluations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.

  • Licensure, or licensure-eligibility, to practice pharmacy in the state of Ohio

Required Experience:

  • Hospital experience or internship desirable

Minimum Physical Requirement:

  • Sitting for extended periods (Frequently)

  • Talking on the phone/in person (Frequently)

  • Typing on a computer keyboard (Frequently)

  • Standing/walking (Occasionally)

EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet.

Requisition ID: 2021-29944

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

External Company URL: https://external-nationwidechildrens.icims.com/jobs/intro

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