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Lead Pharmacist - Mercy Hospital Fairfield in Fairfield, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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BASIC PURPOSE:Assist Director of Pharmacy in organizing, coordinating and supervising all activities of the Pharmacy Department in accordance with hospital policies, standard practices of the profession and State and Federal laws.  The Lead Pharmacist is also responsible for organizing pharmaceutical care for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life.

Pharmaceutical Care
  • The care that a given patient requires and receives which assures safe and rational medication usage.
  • Inherently means that the pharmacist is responsible for and is to be held accountable for a patients’ achieving the desired clinical outcomes regarding the use of medications.
  • It is ultimately the responsibility of the pharmacist to perform the functions necessary to attain the desired outcome of medication therapy.
  • The goal is patient care outcome rather than the performance of tasks.
Strategic Objectives
  • Optimal therapeutic outcomes by ensuring safe and effective (rational) medication therapy
  • Patient-focused care
  • Quality procurement, preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical products.



  • Graduate of accredited collegeof Pharmacywith either a B.S. or Pharm-D. preferred
  • Licensed to practice in State of Ohio
  • 3-5 years hospital pharmacy practice required. Experienced with Unit Dose systems including related computer and automated technology, Chemotherapy and TPN preparation required. Experienced in pharmacokinetic dosing and


Days/Afternoons  40 hours