K.A. Recruiting

Hospital Pharmacist

Cherry Valley, IL 61016

Job Type: Pharmacy Jobs Job Number: CMM10272004

Job Description

Seeking experienced Hospital Pharmacist for a facility 1.5 hours outside of Chicago

Minimum of 2 years hospital Pharmacy experience required

Actively interviewing during COVID-19.

We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs.

Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:

  • Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
  • Teamwork toward our common goal – providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
  • An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, & protocols.
  • Provides accurate, adequate, and timely drug information to professional staff, patients and patient families. Documents these activities, as needed.
  • Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols. Detects and accurately reports, suspected adverse drug reactions and medication occurrences. Assists other professional staff to identify med errors/ adverse reactions.
  • Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data; conducts quality monitors and inspections; and maintains logs/records and other documentation, as assigned.
  • Assists with pharmacokinetics consult service/drug dosing per organizational protocol. Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes. Assists professional staff with managing patient's pain.
  • Adheres to health system policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, security, fire, and infection control. Complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and  regulations.
  • Actively participates in the department's quality improvement activities, hospital committees, department/team meetings. Assists new hires in orientation, education, and training programs. Reviews literature and other materials, as assigned.
  • Maintains competence required for current job title/position including: maintains current professional licensure and completes all competence/skills assessment requirements.
  • Maintains formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols, and promoting rational drug selection. Monitors any investigational drug protocols, as necessary. Accurately documents clinical activities/interventions.
  • Issues controlled substances to patient care areas & maintains records required by law. Resolve discrepancies as needed.
  • Maintains professionalism and conducts self as a role model, serving as a resource for the other retail pharmacy partners.
  • Maintains practice by ongoing professional literature review, continuing education and self-evaluation.


For more information, please contact me: clare@ka-recruiting.com or 617-746-2751.

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Clare McIntee
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Clare recruits and places healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions across the country. She is happy to help you find the right fit for your next position and will work with you 100% of the way!

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