CLINICAL PHARMACIST –– MENTAL HEALTH
Cermak Health Services at Cook County Jail
Cook County Health & Hospitals System
Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00120737
Shift: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m
Posting Salary: $62.165 HOURLY
The Pharmacist (Clinical-Mental Health) provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients by delivering clinically oriented pharmacy services in the inpatient and outpatient areas. These responsibilities include patient education and counseling of medications, performing medication histories and ensuring optimum patient outcomes or therapy. In addition, provide training and teaching to pharmacy students and residents, medical students and residents, and ancillary professional staff, i.e., dieticians, nurses, respiratory therapists and others.
Must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree – required. Must provide official transcript at time of interview.
Must be licensed as a Pharmacist in the State of Illinois – required. Must provide official license at time of interview.
Must have successfully completed a Clinical Pharmacy Residency – required.
Proficiency operating a personal computer and associated applications used for entering pharmaceutical information and running reports is required.
Prior Mental Health experience is required.
One (1) year of comparable clinical pharmacy experience preferred.
Board certification is preferred.
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Psychiatry is preferred.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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