Seeking Pharmacist Manager with a National infusion company for a new site location opening in Baton Rouge, LA. area!
Job Summary – infusion pharmacist/operator to work through start up, accreditation, building the business and serving as the PIC.
Full Job Description:
The Infusion Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing IV drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and providing information to patients about medications and their use. The Pharmacist may advise physicians, other health practitioners, and patients on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
- Provide information and advice to patients regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage.
- Mix and compound IV medications from a Flow Hood and/or glove box
- Compound medications using proper aseptic technique
- Dispense medications as prescribed by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or overseeing these activities.
- Perform sanitation, maintenance, and tracking of infusion equipment and the IV room
- Maintain records such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs.
- Plan, implement, and maintain procedures for mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals according to policy and legal requirements to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal.
- Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications and characteristics.
- Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
- Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
- Monitor patients’ drug therapies, advise interventions, and inform patients of any potential side effects.
- Ensure a safe and clean working environment.
- Adhere to applicable legal rules, regulations, and procedures governing pharmaceutical practice.
- Other duties as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of pharmacy protocols and standard operating procedures.
- Knowledge of all Federal and State regulations, including HIPAA related to pharmacy operations.
- Communicate in a professional manner, both verbally and in writing.
- Excellent customer service skills by displaying compassion for patients.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
- Skill in managing multiple priorities and delegating as needed.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD degree
- Pharmacist license in good standing in the current state of employment
- 2 years’ experience as a pharmacist in an infusion or hospital pharmacy; preferred
- Sound drug product and clinical pharmacy knowledge
- Ability to fill medication orders accurately and in a timely manner
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
This IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Competitive Pay and Profit Sharing
- Schedule: Monday – Friday
- (Weekend Availibility)
- Pharmacists: 2 years (Preferred)
- Licensed Pharmacist (Preferred)
Work Location: One location