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Aultman Health Foundation
Canton, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code


About the Job

Req# 17624

Aultman Health Foundation, CANTON, OH


Aultman Health Foundation

Casual - As Needed - No Benefits, Varied Shifts, 8


The purpose of the staff pharmacist position is to review, prepare, and dispense patient medication orders. Additionally, the staff pharmacist will provide all regulatory review of medications compounded and/or dispensed to each patient.


Staff Pharmacist Responsibilities:

Reviews, interprets and verifies all physician orders for processing.

Performs final check/verification of all processed orders and approves for delivery and release.

Clarifies medications, doses, routes of administration and other related information with the physician as indicated.

Knowledgeable of age specific doses and routes of administration.

Knowledgeable of drug/drug interaction, food/drug interaction, renal clearance dosing and adjustments, indications and contraindications, compatibility and stability of intravenous medications. That includes chemotherapy medications and Total Parenteral Nutrition.

Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of extemporaneously compounded medications, including sterile products.

Inputs patient and medication order information accurately into hospital computer system via direct order entry or CPOE verification to facilitate medication dispensing.

Provides concise drug information to physicians, nurses, patients and other allied health professionals.

Knowledgeable of different drug information references and sources including websites.

Maintains control and security of all medications and reports all potential diversion to the Director of Pharmacy.

Supervises the activities of pharmacy support personnel related to the preparation and processing of orders and their performance.

Communicates with physicians, nurses, patients and other allied health professionals in a courteous, professional and customer friendly manner.

Performs correct calculations of doses and infusion rates.

Participates in clinical activities including vancomycin dosing, anticoagulation monitoring, and any other clinical programs assigned by the department.

Completes licensure continuing education requirements and work related competencies in a timely manner.

Understands regulatory requirements and standards affecting his/her scope of practice.

* Follows medication use policies and complies with drug formulary policies and procedures, including enforcement of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved therapeutic interchanges and non-formulary requests.

* Provides education to providers when they have problems/issues entering medication orders into the Cerner Millennium information system.

* Enter medication variances in Midas & enters clinical interventions identified in Sentri7 and by self into Quantifi software (or other current intervention tracking software used by Aultman Pharmacy.)

* Assists in the training and development of new pharmacy employees.

* Assists in the training and education of pharmacy students and residents.

Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from a college or a university accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy,

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Pharmacy License (RPh) in the State of Ohio, Board Certification.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Flexibility with the demand of the job. Shifts are assigned as required.


PURPOSE: To identify specific functions job requirements and work environment factors that could affect job performance.

Physical Requirements: Mobility, grasping, reaching, bending, sitting and standing sufficient to perform functions of the job

Check all factors that are present as essential job requirements and check whether the factor is performed.

O = Occasionally = 0- 33% of the work shift or 0- 32 repetitions.

F = Frequently = 34-66% of the work shift or 32-200+ repetitions.

C = Constantly = 67-100% of the work shift or 200+ repetitions.

N = Not essential job requirement.

F Standing

F Walking

O Lifting (70 pounds)

O Carrying (70 pounds)

O Pushing (70 pounds)

N Climbing with (70 pounds)

O Stooping/Bending

O Twisting/Turning

O Kneeling/Squatting

N Crawling

O Reaching Up/Reaching Forward

Aultman Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.  Aultman is an Equal Opportunity Employer that will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified.  To request an accommodation, please email our Human Resources department at , or call 330-363-5415 for further assistance.

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