Ohio State University Medical Center
$106,340 – $148,860 a year
SCOPE OF POSITION
In cooperation with other pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, acts as a resource and provides answers to drug information questions for patients, family, pharmacists, nurses, physicians, medical students, undergraduate and graduate pharmacy and students and other associate hospital personnel. Approves new drug orders, screens for drug-drug, drug-herb/dietary supplement, drug-allergy, drug-food (in cooperation with the Dietetics Department), drug-disease state and drug-laboratory interactions, submits insurance claims and communicates with insurance companies as necessary. Participates in appropriate hospital and/or departmental committees relevant to practice area.
Dispenses medication pursuant to a physician’s or mid-level provider order according to the laws and regulations as defined by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and The Ohio State University Medical Center’s drug distribution policies. Enters or reviews entry of medication orders into the pharmacy computer system. Oversees appropriate packaging for retail and specialty medications. Prepares and supervises the preparation and labeling of medications for dispensing items identified above. Compounds or supervises compounding of special preparations. Ensures adequate stocking and proper storage of all drugs and supplies. Maintains patient mediation profiles in pharmacy and electronic medical record system, which include drug allergies and disease states. Monitors the accuracy of drug dispensing. Enters and reviews insurance claim information and communicates with insurance companies to resolve payment issues. Complies with OBRA 90 requirements and regulatory accreditation standards applicable to pharmacy practice and employment. Complies with medication specific dispensing/case management requirements. Adheres to all URAC and other applicable accreditation requirements.
Education and experience