PT Staff Pharmacist:
PharMerica

38332-en_US
PharMerica
Meridian Idaho
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.

 

 

PharMerica Boise is recruiting a Part- Time Staff Pharmacist to join our team. The Staff Pharmacist will provide pharmaceutical services to long term care residents in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety. Participates in and oversees the dispensing of medication in accordance with federal and state regulations and PharMerica policy.

 

Essential Functions:                                                                                                                          

  • Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability.  Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.  Works with patient medical information to conduct Drug Utilization Review (DUR) on all prescriptions and review clinical edits to ensure there is no adverse drug interaction.
  • Maintains patient/resident database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies).  Works with appropriate pharmacy technician in reconciling Controlled Substances Log(s) with inventory on hand and prescriptions dispensed to comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Works with Chief RPh to ensure that implementation of cost containment strategies (Pre-Pack, Front-End Process, Cycle-Fill, etc.) occurs on all dispensing and procurement activities.
  • Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators) customers.
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.
  • Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members in the medical record.
  • Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies and PharMerica policy.
  • Implements policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.
  • Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Doctorate.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a retail, mail-order or institutional pharmacy environment required.
  • Current Pharmacist license in the state of Idaho required.
  • IV clinical experience preferred.
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday 9:30a-6:30p and rotating Saturdays (likely every other) 9:30a-3:30p (up to 32 hours per week).

EOE M/F/D/V

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