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Bon Secours Mercy Health Clinical Pharmacist - Emergency Department - St. Rita's Medical Center - Full Time in Lima, Ohio

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Is a clinical resource person that supports the activities of the pharmacy department and the medical center. Develops a clinical

expertise or practice that supports our patients and their needs. Participates in developing clinical programs, DUE's, and special

projects. Instructs and precepts students as assigned. Is a drug information resource.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports relationships between pharmacy clinical services, nursing services, laboratory services, and medical staff.

  • Acts as a liaison between nursing services, pharmacy services, and medical staff in developing, implementing, and maintaining

  • clinical pharmacy programs.

  • Attends and participates in Committee Meetings where an advanced knowledge of clinical therapeutics is desirable.

  • Acts as a clinical resource person for professional staff members.

  • Establishes and maintains a clinical expertise or practice that supports the needs of St. Rita's Medical Center patients.

  • Participates in staff development programs, continuing education programs, newsletter preparation, and research/institutional

  • programs.

  • Develops criteria for Drug Utilization Evaluations, obtains medical staff input on criteria, coordinates data collection, reviews data,

  • draws conclusions

  • and makes recommendations to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and/or other appropriate committees.

  • Develops, coordinates, and implements special clinical projects as assigned.

  • Supports the development and implementation of departmental procedures as related to clinical services.

  • Performs duties of a staff pharmacist as required or needed.

  • Supports the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee's review of new medications.

  • Instructs and precepts pharmacy students as assigned. Provides clinical training for new pharmacists as assigned.

  • Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of

  • pharmaceuticals. Provides support for drug information provision through the pharmacy department.

  • Performs basic patient assessment duties as appropriate for scope of practice. For example, will assess patients for bruising or

  • bleeding while they are on warfarin therapy.

  • Performs other duties as requested within the scope of the job.

  • Performs all duties, with or without accommodations, listed in the Physical Demands section of this job description.


Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in good standing in the State of Ohio.

Must maintain licensure and also maintain competencies as required by the hospital and/or pharmacy department.

Doctor of Pharmacy degree, two to four years related experience or completion of a PGY-1 residency preferred;

Board Certification required.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the

essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to

stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee must

occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

All (United States of America)


Pharmacy - St. Rita's

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at