Pharmacy at Saint Clare’s

Pharmacy at Saint Clare’s

The Pharmacy Department plays an integral role in the delivery of optimal patient care at Saint Clare’s Hospital. The multidisciplinary team is comprised of the management team, pharmacists, and support staff.

Pharmacists

Saint Clare’s Hospital pharmacists are our local medication experts. Pharmacists provide pharmaceutical services in many facets, ranging from preparing and dispensing drugs, to providing advice and expertise on the proper use of all medications. Pharmacists use their wide range of knowledge and resources to assist physicians and nurses with drug selection, dosage, avoiding drug interactions, and identifying side effects. They provide medication education to both patients and healthcare professionals, and help with the assessment, planning, and monitoring of drug therapy.

Support Staff

The support staff of the Pharmacy Department is comprised of pharmacy technicians and inventory staff who round out the full spectrum of services that are provided by the department. Pharmacy technicians assist the pharmacist so that medications can be prepared and dispensed in a timely manner.

Technology

The Pharmacy Department employs various technologically advanced systems and equipment to assist with drug preparation and distribution. Items such as laminar flow preparation hoods, automated dispensing cabinets, rotating storage carousels and high speed packagers have enabled staff to provide high quality care with additional safety features.