Consultant Pharmacist - Part Time - Maui:
PharMerica

38956-en_US
PharMerica
Wailuku Hawaii
Pharmacy
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Description

A full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication.

PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations. With over $3 billion annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companiesPharMerica operates more than 105 institutional pharmacies in 47 states serving over 350,000+ patients daily.

 

PharMerica offers unmatched employee development. Exceptional company culture. Seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades.

 

 

Summary

Performing medication regimen reviews to include review and interpretation of information contained in resident medical records, including physician orders, prescriber and nursing progress notes, medication administration records and lab information.  Provide consultation relevant to medication related questions and concerns, recommend cost effective appropriate therapies.

 

Essential Functions:

Works with Director of Nursing (DON), physician, Medical Director in performing medication regimen reviews to make specific recommendations that will improve patient outcomes in a cost effective and clinically prudent manner.

 

Provides clinical expertise by responding to medication-related questions and concerns initiated by DONs, Administrators, and facility nursing and medical staff.

 

Works with Nursing Home Administrator, DON and Nursing Staff to review facility practices to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and standards for the specific long-term care or other practice setting.

 

Acts as liaison between PharMerica and facilities to maintain good business relationships and resolve problems in a prompt manner to retain facilities and acquire new business.

 

Works with facility Nursing Staff in providing In-Service Training and education on a variety of medication-related topics.

 

Works with facility to ensure resident database is complete and provides management monthly reporting in an accurate and timely manner.

 

Works with DON, physician, Medical Director and to make clinically appropriate therapeutic interchange and other recommendations resulting in enhanced therapeutic outcomes for the patient and cost containment for facility and PharMerica.

 

Maintains a strong knowledge of current clinical pharmacy practice and CMS regulations.

 

Must be able to drive to facilities daily, up to 100% travel is required with occasional overnight stays.

Performs other tasks as assigned.

Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Position Qualifications

Education/Learning Experience

Required:  Bachelor’s degree or Pharm. D from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Desired:   CGP or residency in geriatric pharmacy

 

Work Experience

Required:  0-1 year in a retail, mail-order, or institutional pharmacy environment.

Desired:  3-5 years experience as a consultant pharmacist in a long-term care setting.

 

Skills/Knowledge

Required:  Knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the long-term care setting in addition to current pharmacy practice standards and laws

Licenses/Certifications 

Required:  Active registered pharmacist licensure in the state(s) of practice.  Driver’s license.

Behavior Competencies

Required:  Detail orientation, technical competence, analytical ability, planning/organizing, oral communication, consultative, customer service and teamwork.

 

 

Physical Requirements/Demands of the position

 

Standing

Sitting

Walking

Lifting

Travel, with some overnight stays

Driving, occasionally long distances

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.  Additional duties applicable to the above discipline may be added on a temporary or permanent basis based upon business requirements.

 

The Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains at-will.

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