PHARMACIST - INPATIENT

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
$62.165 HOURLY
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Job Number: 00121254

Job Summary RWDSU
LOCAL 200 MEMBERS


Location:
Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

Department: Pharmacy Department,
Inpatient

Shift: Part-Time/ Rotating

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.

Minimum
Qualifications

  • Must
    be licensed as a pharmacist in good standing 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
    experience in a
    hospital pharmacy – required

Preferred
Qualifications

  • 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

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

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, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
  • Attach a copy of
    their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22
    (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note:
    If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one
    with the latest date. Coast Guard must
    submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of
    Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After
    9/11). Discharge papers must list and
    Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge
    papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR
  • A copy
    of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s
    License
    which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be
    attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not
be eligible for Veteran Preference


VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL
APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT
TIME OF INTERVIEW.




Benefits
Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred
    Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and
    Sick Time
  • You may also qualify
    for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For
further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the
following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

Degrees
awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one
of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an
approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association
of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International
Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original
credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.




*Please note all offers of
Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory
professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background
checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a
physical and pre-employment drug screen.




*CCHHS is strictly prohibited
from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or
aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason
or factor.




COOK
COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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