About the Role
Job Summary: Perform medication order review, verification, and dispensing. Execute medication reconciliation, clinical consults and per protocol pharmacy medication management processes. Perform chart reviews, and serve as liaison between pharmacy and other disciplines, including physicians. Assist pharmacy director in implementing process improvement. Assist with adverse event and medication error monitoring and medication safety measures. Depending on staffing needs, may work as part of the interdisciplinary team in a decentralized unit-based model and participate in multi-disciplinary rounds.
Adheres to all hospital and department policies and procedures. Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders. Acts as a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel. Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing the related duties. Responsible for coordinating clinical pharmacy services and supporting each pharmacy in the provision of optimal clinical services for all patients, including neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Facilitates the development, implementation, and maintenance of programs and systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, cost-effective drug therapies Responsible for inspection and monitoring functions to encompass all units in the hospital, including refrigerator logs, nursing unit readiness, automated dispensing machine performance, and regulatory compliance. Performs other duties as assigned.