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Pharmacy Resident - OSF009282

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Variable
Location: 5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Pharmacy Resident position is a one year paid position. Applicants are selected by the Residency Match program established by American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The pharmacy resident reports to the Pharmacy Residency and Education Program Director. Reviews prescriptions, obtains clarifications, analyzes drug therapy and regularly consults with medical staff, nursing personnel and others in order to coordinate delivery of high quality pharmaceutical services to Medical Center patients. Strives to meet goals and objectives established by ASHP for PGY1 Pharmacy Residents. In addition, the pharmacy resident is responsible for compounding and dispensing medications and other pharmaceutical supplies according to established procedures and professional pharmacy practice. Although duties may vary by assigned rotation or shift, the following accurately describes the essential job functions. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served, including neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s). 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

A Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy required in order to ensure an in depth understanding of pharmaceuticals to prepare and dispense medica¬tions and other pharmaceutical supplies in a safe manner, provide

advice and guidance to physicians and nursing staff, and be eligible for licensure.

 

Current Illinois State license as a Pharmacist required.

 

Completes pharmacy resident job training and orientation to become familiar with department and Medical Center policies, procedures and protocols necessary to assist in the safe preparation and administration of medications and drugs to Medical Center patients.

 

Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, and various other Medical Center personnel when explaining medication use and gathering and exchanging other medication information.

 

Analytical skills necessary in order to determine drug appropriateness and evaluate drug interactions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.