Provides pharmaceutical care to Inpatient Pharmacy Services. Supervises the performance of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students in the pharmacy setting. Provides daily communication with physicians, nurses, and other health care providers, to provide comprehensive patient care.
Must be licensed as a pharmacist in good st anding in the State of Illinois – required . Must provide official license at time of interview.
Graduation from a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education or equivalent – required. Must provide official transcript at time of interview.
Previous expe rience in a hospital pharmacy – r equired
A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D), preferred
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish, preferred
Previous experience with computerized physician order entry (CPOE) including basic knowledge and maintenance, PC-based word processing and Pyxis applications, preferred
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of hospital and pharmacy policies, procedures, and techniques, Federal and State Laws, and pharmaceutical entities available in the U.S. market and their proper nomenclatures
Knowledge of Pharmacokinetics, drug and poison information system, Drug Utilization Evaluation (DUE), and Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting systems
Dexterity to manipulate drugs and containers and labeling
Skill to compound and package medicines
Skill to use computer keyboard for prescriptions entry and to use typewriter, typing twenty-five (25) word per minute accurately
Ability and skill to communicate with a wide variety of individuals or groups
Ability and skill to maintain accurate records, perform within reasonably established standards of accuracy within the department
Ability to withstand the computer typing, prolonged periods of staring at the screen, and troubleshooting hardware
Physical dexterity and mental alertness
Ability to work under tension and at times under crowded conditions
Ability to walk and stand prolonged periods
Ability to maintain composure when dealing with patients who may be irritable and in discomfort
Ability to lift heavy objects; eyesight must be correctable to provide visual acuity of reading accurately
Ability to work various shifts
Willingness and ability to work other stations, and perform additional work assigned by management
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.