Pharmacist
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Description

Who we are:

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.

La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place. Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions.


Our lakefront location is spectacular. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place.

Job Summary:


Registry/Per Diem position (Wednesday evenings an weekends)

  FORMTEXT

  • Performs inpatient and outpatient registered pharmacist duties as generally outlined below.
  • Reviews and interprets drug orders and completes or supervises the process of providing medications to the hospital patients, clinic outpatients, and hospital employees
  • Advises or consults with and provides drug information to physicians, nurses, hospital personnel, patients, and patients' families

  • Provides or supervises the production of IV admixtures, chemotherapy admixtures, or other compounded medications, using aseptic technique and following established department policies and procedures

  • Monitors patients' drug therapies for appropriateness, adverse effects, and possible interactions

  • Performs quality assurance monitoring, drug use evaluation, drug therapy monitoring, and floor stock duties as assigned

  • Provides guidance and supervision to Pharmacy Technicians in the joint effort of providing medications and/or supplies to patients and ancillary departments

  • Participates in the organization and maintenance of the pharmacy environment and in the management and control of inventory

  • Participates in the training and development of Pharmacy personnel (i.e. pharmacy technicians and new staff pharmacists)

  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs and in-services

  • Performs quality assurance monitoring which includes:

  • Data collection, assessment, and evaluation

  • Problem identification, resolution, and follow-up

  •   Report generation

Job Requirements

What we need from you:

  • Minimum B.S. in Pharmacy required.     

  • 1-2 year’s hospital pharmacy experience preferred.

  • Clinical skills beyond traditional dispensing functions preferred.

  • Current Illinois Registered Pharmacist License required.      

  • Background in pediatric care preferred

  • Ability to operate computers and general office equipment requried. 

What you will receive:

•         Competitive Salary

•         Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

•         Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance

•         Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching

•         Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!

•         Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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