Trinity Health Outpatient Pharmacist in Maywood, Illinois

The Outpatient Pharmacist prepares and dispenses medications. Orders, receives and maintains a

perpetual inventory so that PAR levels are properly established and maintained. Helps achieve the

mission of Loyola University Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy Services by providing pharmaceutical care in a cost effective, results oriented, and customer focused manner.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Compounding of prescriptions within established time frame. Receive

narcotic order and place the order away. Accurately and efficiently fill

medication orders and regular prescriptions in accordance with

established time parameters. Counsel patients concerning their

medications so they will understand their drug therapy and maximize its

effectiveness. Adhere to Illinois Law and LUMC policy and procedures

with respect to pharmacy activities including maintaining the

confidentiality of patient/client information at all times. (Follow HIPAA

guidelines) Professionally greet customers, answer phones and assist

customers in accordance with established department policies and

guidelines. Function effectively as a member of the pharmacy team.

Utilize advanced problem solving skills to facilitate a positive outcome

for customers.

  1. Ability to open and close the pharmacy: includes call forwarding, charge

card batching, and end of day reports, daily register reconcile, cash bank

change, and turn in deposit. Team approach to daily duties. Ability to

process UPS mail-order prescriptions; look up missing deliveries and find

tracking numbers. Clerical duties’, filing of Rx’s, transmitting narcotic

logs, dust and face shelving check for outdated medications. Understand

and be able to reconcile third party insurance logs.

  1. Audit C-II cabinet monthly. Follow reporting protocols when errors occur.

Monitor and trouble shoot problems associated with the dispensing

technologies and information systems. Perform technical tasks that are

new or complex in the absence of pharmacy technicians or to provide

continuous pharmacy service.

  1. Act as an interface between pharmacy and its customers to coordinate

the delivery of Pharmacy services. Assist Pharmacy customers to satisfy

their medication and information needs. Counsel patients concerning

their medications so they will understand their drug therapy and

maximize its effectiveness. Participate in continuing education to

maintain up to date skills and knowledge.

  1. Provide medication information to other health care team members to

assist them in their patient care activities. Provide medication

information to other health care professionals that is accurate, adequate

and timely to optimize the patient's drug therapy. Explain procedures

and optimal pathways to achieve understanding and patient care goals.

Negotiate solutions to pharmacy service conflicts that result in

achievement of patient care priorities.

Complexity Factor:C

Work consists of various duties involving different processes and methods. Factors to be

considered differ with each assignment, and elements of the work must be identified and

analyzed to determine appropriate action. (Ex. Manager, RN, Physical Therapist, Admin Asst,

Supervisors, Medical Records Tech)

Impact Factor:I

Moderate impact on a limited phase of Loyola activity. Significant impact on the life and health of

students or patients. (Ex. RN, OT II, PT II, Network Analyst, Manager)

Freedom of Action:

General administrative policies exist, but employee is required to use expertise & judgment to

meet objectives.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required:Bachelors Degree

Preferred:Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Specify Degree(s):Pharmacy

Minimum Experience:

Required:Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred:1-2 years of previous job-related experience



Registered Pharmacist


ACLS (Advanced Cardio Life Support Certified)

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

Computer Skills:




Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Word

Net Learning



Microsoft Power Point


Job Number: 00115699

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40