• Staff Pharmacist - Crestview, FL

    Job ID
    2018-3242
    Department
    Pharmacists/Consultants
  • Overview

    Staff Pharmacist

    Crestview, FL

     

    Guardian Pharmacy of Northwest Florida is part of the Guardian Pharmacy Services network and prides itself on its customer service. Each team member plays an integral part in the success of the pharmacy.

     

    Job Objective:

    Under the direction of Director, Pharmacy Operations, responsible to ensure all prescriptions are filled according to order and regulations, accurately and in a timely manner and for evaluating the drug regimens of patients in nursing homes to assure the facility is providing adequate drug therapy and is within the guidelines of Federal and State regulations.

     

    • Due to rapid growth, we are offering a Staff Pharmacist position!
    • Why Would You Want to Work Here? We are a long-term care pharmacy that is completely CLOSED DOOR to the public! Build strong customer relationships with doctors, nurses and caregivers.
    • Grow Your Career: We are seeking individuals who have a strong desire to constantly learn and grow for future opportunities within our pharmacy!
    • Attributes: Team Player, Organized, Detail Oriented, Strong Communication Skills, Energetic

     

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate the drug regimen reviews of patients/clients in the facility, assuring appropriate drug therapy
    • Monitor the compliance of the facility with Federal and State guidelines and note any irregularities in report or in person when appropriate
    • Serve as an information source regarding medication and Federal and State pharmacy regulations
    • Act as a liaison between the pharmacy and the facility when problems need to be resolved
    • Educate nurses about problem areas within the facility and also in areas of staff interest
    • Attend necessary meetings at the facility to include quality assurance etc
    • Review physician orders and evaluates for appropriate action, dosage, potential drug interactions, administration and stability
    • Assist in training and supervising pharmacy technicians, interns, and externs.
    • Produce written reports on findings and recommendations for each monthly visit to facilities and provide reports to the Administrator, DON, and where appropriate the medical director/physician.
    • Reconcile controlled drugs and audit patient charts per State and Federal Regulations
    • Accurately prepare medications for final dispensing to the patient, including filling, order entry, and packaging
    • Review filled blister cards to ensure prescription was filled correctly
    • Verify the legality and pharmaceutical feasibility of dispensing a drug based on patients’ allergies, compatibilities with current medications, frequency of refills, etc.
    • Interpret prescription orders, to include exercising professional judgment in determining whether to dispense a particular prescription
    • Supervise and or Compound IV’s as needed
    • Answer questions from patients, doctors, nurses, etc.
    • Evaluate CII inventory levels and place orders when appropriate via CSOS
    • On exception items, look up most cost-effective product to order
    • Supervise pharmacy technicians as required and to maximize workflow efficiency
    • Work closely with customer/facility if product is out of stock or unavailable and communicate when / if the order can be filled
    • Travel frequently to facilities to perform duties
    • Complete Initial or Interim Drug Regiment Reviews (DRR’s) on required patients
    • Other essential functions and duties may be assigned as needed

     

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD. 

     

    Requirements:

    • Florida pharmacist license 
    • 1+ years of pharmacy experience, preferably in LTC or high-volume pharmacy
    • Advanced computer skills; pharmacy operations system experience preferred
    • Experience in high volume pharmacy practice
    • Experience leading/managing a team is a plus
    • Proficient using Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables and V-Lookups is a plus)
    • Demonstrated ability to leverage data for problem-solving; Basic financial analysis skills
    • Ability to work independently and deliver to deadlines
    • Ability to solve problems with minimal direction
    • Great attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment working on multiple tasks simultaneously, while adhering to strict deadlines
    • Quality minded; motivated to seek out errors and inquire when something appears inaccurate
    • Medical consulting experience is preferred

     

    Work Environment:       

    Flexible Schedule Required: 

    8-hour shift

    Hours of operation are subject to change based on the needs of the pharmacy

     

    Full-Time employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible to enroll in our comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and supplemental life insurance, and PTO.

     

    All employees are eligible to enroll in our company matched 401(k) plan

     

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