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Pharmacist Pharmacy Mercy Health St. Elizabeth

Job ID: 4670536
Updated: November 7, 2018
Geographic Location: Youngstown
Department: Employee/Pt Disch Rx
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Other
Standard Hours: 32

Job Summary

Compounds and dispenses medication pursuant to a physician order. Monitors drug therapy for appropriateness of drug, dose, route and duration of therapy. Screens for drug interactions, incompatibilities and contraindications. Recognizes potential adverse drug effects and intervenes as appropriate. Provides drug information to physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patients. Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Conferences and other patient-care activities. Cares for all age group patients (birth and above).


Qualifications - Minimum


B.S. Pharmacy degree from accredited College of Pharmacy.

Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy (or must be Ohio-licensed within 90 days of employment).

Must provide evidence of meeting state-mandated continuing education requirements upon request.


Knowledge and skill required to perform the job responsibilities for both technical and dimensional content.

 Has broad working knowledge of the practice of Pharmacy.  Analyzes and interprets complicated information.  Determines a course of action based on general guidelines.  May modify existing forms, procedures or methods.  May use highly sophisticated equipment requiring extensive training.  Individual must remain current in his/her knowledge of drugs, therapeutics and drug delivery systems.


The degree to which judgment and analysis must be exercised in planning, investigating issues, and evaluating alternative solutions to the challenges posed by the job. Deals with the nature of the decisions, the variety of problems, and how decisions are made in context of the typical requirements of the job.


Makes decisions based on an analysis of facts and general principles. Receives guidance through broad policy only and has varied courses of action available. Requires risk-taking and judgment to adapt existing philosophy or practices. Ability to solve problems and/or decisions made frequently that have direct impact on patient care and/or an individual patient’s course of treatment. Considerable professional judgment required.



Hours per pay period: 64

Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm

Position will require weekend rotation and floating to other MHY ambulatory pharmacies.


Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Other, Job Schedule: Part-Time


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