ProMedica Toledo Hospital is one of the largest acute-care facilities in the region. Our 794-bed hospital is staffed by more than 4,800 professional healthcare employees who serve a 27-county area throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We also have the area’s largest board-certified medical staff, which is made up of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are a must. In addition, for 15 consecutive years, residents of Greater Toledo have named us the Consumer Choice Award winner in our market. In fact, we’re the only hospital in northwest Ohio to receive this honor.
ProMedica Toledo hospital is seeking a highly motivated Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacist to join an established Antimicrobial Stewardship Team. The Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacists works collaboratively with members of the three infectious disease teams through rounding, reporting, and stewardship follow-up activities with key responsibilities listed below.
Assists and supports the development, implementation, and management of clinical pharmacy services.
Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners; recommends evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans; suggests appropriate cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
Supports the development and implementation of system treatment guidelines, policies, protocols, formulary reviews and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees.
Monitors medication therapy regimens for allergies, contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory interactions, adverse drug reactions, appropriateness of drug and dose and therapeutic duplications.
Provides accurate and timely drug information to professional staff. Works collaboratively with patient care team members and leadership.
Supervises and instructs pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
Participates in and helps to lead system antimicrobial stewardship program.
Prepares and presents medication use evaluations, adverse drug reaction reports, medication errors, and pharmacy interventions summary to appropriate system subcommittees.
Supports and participates in the pharmacy’s performance improvement activities including customer service and patient safety initiatives and documents departmental compliance.
Establishes productive, collaborative relationships with staff and community members.
Performs duties of Staff Pharmacist as needed.
Performs other duties as directed.
Performs all duties and responsibilities in an ethical and responsible manner.
Supports the department in providing a vision for its direction and embraces the change process to achieve the vision.
Fosters the culture of patient safety by using the error prevention techniques.
Coaches and facilitates the growth and development of employees within the department.
Communicates effectively orally and in writing within department as well as to all external customers.
Strives for continuous improvement by focusing on key department systems.
Participates in creating an environment for success through team participation.
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
PGY2, PGY1 with 2 years of experience, and/or five years of experience as a pharmacist in acute care hospital ideally with infectious disease or antimicrobial stewardship activities.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Preceptorship of multiple student experience levels
Strong command of Microsoft office products
Project development and management
Data analysis for determining actionable trending
Medical writing and editing in team projects
License: Ohio registered pharmacist or eligible to meet requirements
Certification: As applicable, must complete GCP and CITI training upon hiring and maintain certification.
Certification: Board Certification (BCIDP), BLS – Basic Life Support
Physical Demands: Must be able to lift light materials. Non-material handling of continuous sitting and reaching; frequent standing; occasional squatting, kneeling, walking, and stairs. Must be able to move about and between workstations.
About ProMedica Toledo Hospital/Russell J Ebeid Children's Hospital
ProMedica Toledo Hospital/Russel J Ebeid Children's Hospital, a 794-bed tertiary care hospital in northwest Ohio, is a regional center for trauma, cardiology, neurology, intensive care, oncology, obstetrics, and gynecology. ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, a 151-bed hospital within a hospital, is a regional pediatric center for general pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, intensive care, hematology, oncology, and neonatology.