Pharmacist - LECOM Health


Corry Memorial Hospital

LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital is seeking a per diem Pharmacist to work on an as needed basis.

Job Summary:

Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care after interpreting physician prescription and medication orders.  The pharmacist acts as a pharmaceutical informational resource to patients, medical staff, and nursing staff personnel.

Characteristic job tasks and responsibilities:                           

  • Review prescriptions issued by physicians or other authorized prescribers to assure accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Monitors all posting onto the patient profiles in order that accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, rational drug therapy and incompatibilities may be realized and better patient care received.
  • Check patient medication cassettes prior to delivery to patient care areas to ascertain that the correct drug, dosage form, schedule and strength is being dispensed.
  • Prepares IV admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic conditions.
  • Directs pharmacy personnel engaged in admixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answers questions and provides information to physicians, nurses, patients and other health care professionals on the appropriate use of medications, drug interactions, side effects, dosage, storage, etc.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality control, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Director of antibiotic stewardship program.  
  • Instructs students and other medical personnel on matters relating to pharmacy.
  • Reviews and monitors drug therapy that requires dosing adjustments as authorized by the physician.
  • Participates in departmental and organizational performance improvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as directed by management.