Kentucky Children's Hospital – Provides Pharmaceutical Care to pediatric patients in an inpatient hospital and infusion center settings. Reviews, interprets, and verifies written and electronic orders to ensure appropriate drug therapy has been prescribed for admitted patients. Compounds and dispenses chemotherapy and other medications upon receiving written (i.e. electronic) orders from physicians. Provides direction and supervision of pharmacy students, interns and technical staff, and confirms the quality and accuracy of dispensed products. Maintains inventory and records of narcotics and other forms of drugs. Contacts and confers with physicians and other practitioners to optimize drug therapy. This will also include active participation on patient care rounds, medication reconciliation, review of patient profiles, utilizing pharmacist authority, and provision of pharmacokinetic consults.
Strong clinical skills; knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; team mentality; desire to teach; and motivation are required to excel in this position.
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