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Pharmacist Outpatient Pharmacy

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org .


  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reason Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.

    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.

    PRN (As needed) M-F Days


    The OP Pharmacist reviews, evaluates and verifies prescriptions for appropriateness of dose, route, interval, schedule and duration. Corrects significant drug-allergy, drug-drug, drug-disease, or drug-food interactions. Consults with licensed independent practitioners about outpatient prescription issues and documents interventions in medication therapy. Prepares and checks medication and answers drug information questions.


  • Reviews and verifies outpatient prescriptions.
  • Evaluates prescriptions for appropriateness of dose, route, interval, schedule and duration.
  • Corrects significant drug-allergy drug-drug, drug-disease, or drug-food interactions.
  • Consults with licensed independent practitioners and documents interventions in medication therapy.
  • Ensures prescriptions meet Ohio legal requirements before dispensing.
  • Ensures prescriptions are typed, counted, labeled and dispensed correctly. Verifies work performed by pharmacy technicians is correct.
  • Responsible for accuracy of Controlled Substance Inventory.
  • Provides drug information and patient counseling.
  • Assists nurses and physicians with prescription issues.
  • Reconciles all patient insurance issues prior to prescription filling.
  • Compounds oral liquid solutions/suspensions and topical medication using appropriate standard operating procedures.
  • Other duties as required. Technical Expertise

    1.Experience in pediatrics/hospital pharmacy is preferred, but not required.

    2.Proficiency in MS Office Outlook, Excel, Word or similar software is preferred.

    3.Proficiency in Epic Willow Pharmacy software is preferred.

    Education and Experience

    1.Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharm D Degree is required.

    2.Licensure: Current License by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is required.

    3.Certification: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS) Certification is preferred.

    4.A Post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy (PGY1) Residency is preferred.

    5.Years of relevant experience: 2 years is preferred

    6.Years of experience supervising: None

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

    EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:


Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , Pharmacist Outpatient Pharmacy, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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