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Pharmacy

Your pharmacy care team consists of clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. They work closely with your physiatrist and nursing team members to provide you with best and timely pharmaceutical care.

The Department of Pharmacy's mission is to provide safe, effective, and high quality pharmaceutical care to our patients in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Services provided by the pharmacists are:

  • Assessment of medication therapy upon admission (based on information from referring hospital) and throughout the hospital stay.
  • Review of each medication order to assure for safe and effective indication, dose, and route of administration.
  • Screening of each drug order for any potential allergies or interactions.
  • Medication barcoding and distributing/dispensing to patient units
  • Dosing, monitoring, and adjustment of various medications such as antibiotics as well as laboratory and drug level monitoring.
  • Anticoagulation dosing: Daily monitoring of patients on warfarin and dose adjustments if needed. Patients are carefully monitored and dosed using established anticoagulation protocols/guidelines.
  • Patient care rounding with other medical care teams to provide drug information and monitor patients' responses to their medications. 
  • Patient and or family member “warfarin education” teaching
  • Drug information support for patients and other healthcare providers.
  • Therapeutic drug review and monitoring of medication regimen to prevent duplication, interaction, and other potential errors
  • Adverse drug reaction monitoring
  • Drug formulary review and management to ensure the safety and effectiveness of drugs stocked in the pharmacy
  • Other information requested as it relates to patient medication therapy.
  • Clinical pharmacists also precept pharmacy students.

You Want the Best

All our Clinical Pharmacists are graduates of accredited college of pharmacy and they are registered and licensed to practice in the state of Illinois. Many of the pharmacists hold a doctorate degree in pharmacy, Pharm.D and they are member of various pharmacy associations such as the American Society oh Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP) etc. All our pharmacy technicians are licensed and/or certified.

For the best choice in rehabilitation programs and services, call us at (630) 909-8000.