Pharmacist - Mercy Medical Center

Job Title: 
Pharmacist
Seeking: 
Jobs for Pharmacists
Business Name: 
Mercy Medical Center
Application deadline: 
Friday, October 24, 2014
Start Date: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Contact Person: 
Angela Faber
Location: 
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001
Email Address: 
Phone: 
(563) 589-9675

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Demonstrates specific customer focused behaviors.
  2. Supports and abides by all MMC departmental and safety policies and procedures.
  3. Acts in professional manner reflecting the mission, philosophy, and values of MMC.
  4. Performs dispensing functions; interprets physician orders, reviews therapy for age and appropriateness, dispenses medications, checks patient trays, compounds miscellaneous drug products, etc.
  5. Directs IV additive system; prepares profiles and labels, compounds IV admixtures utilizing aseptic technique, dispenses, IV’s, etc.
  6. Participates in clinical pharmacy activities under the guidance of the clinical coordinator (pharmacokinetics, drug information, D.U.E. facilitating educational programs, etc.).
  7. Maintains current knowledge of departmental policies and procedures as well as state and federal regulations and maintains any documentation required by the same.
  8. Consults and advises nursing, allied health, home health care, medical staff, and patients on drug therapy.
  9. Supervises work of pharmacy personnel as needed.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  11. Demonstrates activity to impact change within your department and with other departments.
  12. Promotes and establishes effective relationships within the department, with other departments, physicians, and with hospital guest and clients.
  13. Takes an active role in enhancing abilities to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.
  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Iowa.
  • Previous hospital experience in unit-dose, IV additive and clinical pharmacy programs is desirable.