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Cardinal Health

Job: Hospital Pharmacist ER/ED

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Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety.  Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States.  Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more


The Emergency Department Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for the provision of comprehensive clinical pharmacy services for the ED and all associated areas (eg. Pediatrics, Trauma, Urgent Care) including pharmacokinetic and therapeutic consultation.  


Under the Supervising Pharmacist and Associate Director for Clinical Services:

  • Provide Pharmacy review of medication orders prior to administration.
  • Work collaboratively with other clinicians and health-care providers to implement and maintain innovative disease management programs and clinical pharmacy services.
  • Participate in the development of medication use management programs within the (insert institution’s name) including clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management, and drug use programs.
  • Participates in providing didactic and experiential training in Clinical Pharmacy for baccalaureate (BS) and doctoral (PharmD) students and clinical pharmacy residents.
  • Actively participates in clinical research projects resulting in presentations and/or publications. 
  • Participates as adjunct faculty in accredited schools of pharmacy in the clinical and didactic training of both baccalaureate (BS) and doctoral (PharmD) students.  Participates in biomedical and/or pharmaceutical educational programs.
  • Participate in the professional development and competency of clinical staff.  Functions as a role model and as an educational resource for pharmacy staff. 
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of residency programs in the areas of Pharmaceutical Care and Clinical Pharmacology.
  • Keeps informed of all local, state and federal laws covering the storage, handling and dispensing of drugs and for interpreting each prescription order to determine that it meets all legal requirements.
  • Keeps informed of the action, side effects and proper usage of all new drugs as they are made commercially available as well as of all investigational drugs being studied at this institution.
  • Maintains awareness of contemporary trends in the profession through the professional literature and regular attendance at professional organization meetings, institutes and seminars.
  • Participates collegially in the development of new programs, services and practices, in the education activities of the department and the management and administration of the department.
  • Provides patient specific medication use teaching for discharge medications when appropriate.
  • Focus on cost avoidance and cost savings due to medication use in the Emergency Department.
  • Facilitate proper information transfer with regard to medication use for patients converted to Inpatient registry from ED.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) or advanced training (residency, fellowship, and/or board certification)
  • 3 years of experience in area of specialty highly recommended.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time


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