Clinical Pharmacist, Inpatient in River Forest, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/9/2023

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Job Description

Job Summary

Provides prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals and compounds medications, according to professional standards and practices.


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Job Duties

  • Evaluates medications orders or prescriptions, accurately and safely compounds medications in age appropriate and acceptable dosage forms, appropriately packages and dispenses pre-manufactured dosage forms.*
  • Manages systems for storage, preparation and dispensing of medicinal agents using appropriate techniques and following the health systems policies; effectively oversees work of technical personnel who may be involved with these processes.*
  • Provides education or in-services on rational medication therapy and medication procedures effectively to health care professionals, students, patients, and the public.*
  • Retrieves, analyzes, evaluates, and interprets scientific literature in order to provide accurate, concise, applicable and timely drug information response to health professionals.*
  • Designs, implements, monitors, evaluates and intervenes in patient pharmacotherapy to ensure effective, safe and economical patient care.*
  • Applies clinical pharmacokinetic data to design effective, safe, and economical therapeutic medication regiments.*
  • Enhances skill sets through continuing education. Manages own professional practice including time, professional ethics, attendance and punctuality and customer focus.*
  • 8. Participates in implementing goals and objectives, and policies and procedures for the department.*
    • All other job duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate of ACPE accredited school of pharmacy at a college or university
  • Licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy
  • One year experience in hospital pharmacy
  • Knowledge of pathophysiology, interpretation of diagnostic criteria, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with PCs and word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be accurate and prompt
  • Must maintain total confidentiality of all patient records