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Mercy Health | Lima, Ohio
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Job Description

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health!

This is what we were meant to do - Together!


Under general supervision, assists the pharmacist to interpret physician's orders, select, assemble and place medications in

association with a patient's name for both inpatient and outpatient services. Assures the accurate and timely distribution of

medications, IV solutions, floor stock and controlled substances to patient care areas. Is responsible for accurate charge/credit

functions for inpatients and outpatients, interacts with Medical Center Personnel, physicians and others via verbal and personal


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Accurate medication order interpretation and drug product selection is required in the processing of physician's orders, filling patient medication drawers, employee prescriptions, floor stock, controlled substances.
* Filling Patient Medication Drawers: Able to operate the Robot-Rx for cart fill and generate manual pick sheets as needed.
* Filling Employee Prescriptions: Review for completeness of patient information and assure that all legally required information is present. Fill out-patient prescription in accordance with State and Federal laws and regulations.
* Monthly Unit Inspection: - Inspections monthly, assigned hospital area for outdated medications appropriated stock levels, crash cart dating, etc.
* Responsible for the prompt and efficient distribution of patient medications.
* Daily exchange of unit dose cassettes is completed through the utilization of transfer carts. During exchange will document temperature of each areas refrigerator and take steps to notify maintenance if the temperature is inappropriate.
* Implement delivery-pickup functions when pneumatic tube system is inoperative.
* Records of distribution and usage of controlled substances are filed for the purpose of meeting federal and state legal regulations.
* Repackage bulk medications not available in unit of use packaging from the manufacturer. Prepare according to established procedure.
* Participate on various departmental and interdepartmental committees.
* Extemporaneously compound pharmaceutical preparations.
* Enter medication information into computer when appropriate to be verified by the pharmacist.
* Must be familiar with SRMC drug Formulary, generic and therapeutic substitutions, and any other policy pertaining to the Formulary,
* storage and distribution of medications.
* IV Admixture Area: Prepare IV admixtures using proper sterile technique and procedure.
* Other duties as assigned.

State of Ohio Pharmacy Intern License Required

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

* Great health, dental and vision plans
* Prescription drug coverage
* Flexible spending accounts
* Life insurance w/AD&D
* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

All (United States of America)



All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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About Mercy Health

The Scripps Research Institute is one of the world's largest independent, non-profit biomedical research organizations. Scripps Research is internationally recognized for its discoveries in immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neuroscience, and vaccine development, as well as for its insights into autoimmune, cardiovascular, and infectious disease. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, the institute also includes a campus in Jupiter, Florida, where scientists focus on drug discovery and technology development in addition to basic biomedical science. Scripps Research currently employs about 3,000 scientists, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students on its two campuses. The institute's graduate program, which awards Ph.D. degrees in biology and chemistry, is ranked among the top ten such programs in the nation.

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