Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Pharmacist

Akron, Ohio
PHARMACIST


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Variable

PRN (as needed), variable shifts


This is an on-call per diem position to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays.

 

The Pharmacists primary responsibility is to ensure safe, effective, appropriate drug therapy for all patients. Reviews medication orders for appropriateness of therapy as related to age, weight, and diagnosis.  Monitors patient profile for drug-drug interactions and potential medication allergies.  Interacts with the prescribing physician to resolve any questions regarding medication therapy.  Enters physician orders into the patient profiles and verifies all work performed by technicians in the medication filling process, including verification of patient medication cassettes.  Enters and prepares orders for intravenous medication including hyperalimentation solutions, chemotherapeutic agents, and miscellaneous IV solutions. 

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree or Pharm. D Degree required. Ohio pharmacist license required.  Previous pediatric hospital experience desired.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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