Pharmacist Job summary 1
Pharmacist you will help create an optimal environment to facilitate non-dispensing activities (i.e. immunizations, Medication Therapy Management (MTM), specialty medications care management, population health initiatives, etc.). You will also assist in the overall administrative duties of operating a retail pharmacy, including pricing, compiling statistics, updating and researching new medications for the formulary, and writing administrative policies and procedures. Work directly with patients, pharmacists, physicians, and other health care practitioners.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 1
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Demonstrate the ability to process Outpatient/Retail prescriptions in a safe, accurate, efficient, and regulatory compliant manner while adhering to designed Outpatient/Retail pharmacy workflows (i.e. data entry, DUR evaluation and resolution, PBM claim adjudication, etc.).
Demonstrate the ability to communicate with patients and other health care professionals regarding proper medication use, including but not limited to dose administration, therapeutic uses, side effects, drug and food interactions, and medication storage requirements.
Delegate tasks to pharmacy technicians and other support staff, as permitted by regulation and policy, while providing professional oversight.
Maintain proper storage and security conditions for all drugs
Determine the most efficient and cost-effective medications and alternatives, review inventory, place orders, and verify receipt of medications.
Review written prescriptions for safety, efficacy, appropriateness, and accuracy; establish or maintain patient drug profiles to avoid adverse reactions.
Pre-package bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, typing and affix labels.
Mix pharmaceutical preparations, according to written prescriptions
Verifying prescriptions and provide counseling.
Advise patients and health care practitioners on the selection, dosages, interactions, and side effects of medications.
Safely perform all assigned work, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; promptly report any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
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Pharmacist Job summary 2
Pharmacist is responsible for the accountability of prescription medications to patients and maintenance of accurate records; provides expertise in the safe use of prescription medications.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 2
Fills prescriptions, verifies instructions from physicians on the proper amounts of medication to give to patients;
Checks for negative interactions with current medications patient takes or any medical conditions the patient has;
Instructs patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine and informs them about potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine;
Advises patients about general health topics, such as diet, exercise, managing stress, and on other issues, such as what equipment or supplies would be best to treat a health problem;
Teaches other healthcare practitioners about proper medication therapies for patients;
Completes insurance forms and work with insurance companies to ensure that patients get the medicines they need;
May oversee the work of pharmacy technicians and/or pharmacists in training (interns)
Keeps required federal, state, local or corporate records, and does other administrative tasks necessary for the professional practice of pharmacy in a clinic; and,
Performs other duties as assigned.
Pharmacist Requirements & Skills 2
Pharmacist Job summary 3
Pharmacist is a licensed professional who is responsible for providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to patients. The Clinical Pharmacist services patient, monitors patient progress toward goals and educates patients, caregivers, staff and other professionals regarding appropriate medication use.
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Designs, recommends, monitors and evaluates patient-specific pharmacy care plans for the pharmacotherapy of home care patients. When appropriate, makes suitable recommendations for modifications in the prescribed medication therapy or monitoring parameters for a home care patient. Collects and organizes patient-specific information needed to prevent, detect, and resolve medication-related problems and to make appropriate medication therapy recommendations. Appropriate monitoring parameters are identified for each patient.
Modifies the pharmacy care plans for home care patients based on evaluation of monitoring data and other pertinent patient-specific information. Competent in use of pharmacokinetic principles and formulas. Competent in assessing patient laboratory values.
Uses effective patient education techniques to provide counseling to home care patients and/or their caregivers.
Ensures continuity of pharmaceutical care to and from the home and other patient-care settings. Uses a systematic procedure to communicate pertinent patient information to and from the home and other patient-care settings. Prepares medications so they are appropriately concentrated, without incompatibilities, stable, and appropriately stored. Adheres to appropriate safety and quality assurance practices. Prepares labels that conform to the organization's policies and procedures. Medication contains all necessary and/or appropriate ancillary labels. Inspects the final medication before dispensing. Assures presence of authorization to dispense. Complies with state/federal laws and USP standards, including Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) controlled substance regulations set forth by the state and DEA. Complies with policies regarding the perpetual inventory systems for schedule II narcotics, controlled substances and other medications subject to diversion.
Manages the use, maintenance, and troubleshooting of medication administration equipment and medication-related equipment used in the management of home care patients. Participates in the process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication-related incidents and equipment error and/or failures.
Provides concise, applicable, and timely response to requests for drug information from health care providers and home care patients. Formulates responses to drug information requests based on analysis of the literature. Attends educational seminars or participates in other CEU opportunities in order to promote professional competency and complies with state mandated CEU requirements.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and proprietary information.
Pharmacist Requirements & Skills 3
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy.
Current, active Pharmacy license as granted by the State Board of Pharmacy
Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: opening a document, cutting, pasting and aligning text, selecting font type and size, changing margins and column width, sorting, inserting bullets, pictures and dates, using find and replace, undo, spell check, track changes, review pane and/or print functions).
Basic level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: opening a workbook, inserting a row, selecting font style and size, formatting cells as currency, using copy, paste and save functions, aligning text, selecting cells, renaming a worksheet, inserting a column, selecting a chart style, inserting a worksheet, setting margins, selecting page orientation, using spell check and/or printing worksheets).
Basic skill level in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: inserting, rearranging, hiding and deleting slides, navigating between slides, increasing list level, adding, centering and editing text, changing views, inserting a table or a note, moving objects, printing outline view and/or running a slide show).
Pharmacist Job summary 4
We are currently recruiting for a Pharmacist. Our Pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care services to the patients including, but not limited to oversight, monitoring, preparation, dispensing and proper documentation of patient medication therapy as well as providing drug information, patient information and oversight of information and dispensing systems. The successful candidate will work with the team to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations as well as proper storage and documentation of pharmaceuticals.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 4
Interpret medical orders (verbal and written) and transcribe to computerized patient medication profiles accurately. Maintain accurate and complete patient medication profiles.
Issue controlled substances to patient care areas and maintain records as required by law.
Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.
Assist with pharmacokinetics consult services and drug dosing per organizational protocol.
Review/interpret culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommend changes as needed.
Read, extract, and interpret information in patient charts accurately.
Detect and report suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
Sustain the formulary by minimizing non-formulary procurement, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols, and promoting rational drug therapy selection.
Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
Provide accurate, adequate, and timely drug information to the professional staff.
Provide drug information to patients and their families.
Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
Participate in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collect data; conduct quality monitors and inspections; and maintain logs, records, and other documentation as assigned.
Pharmacist Requirements & Skills 4
Pharmacist Job summary 5
Pharmacist ensures that our customers’ needs are met and exceeded delivering remarkable customer service and providing customers with exceptional product knowledge, efficient service and a friendly attitude.
The Pharmacist works under the direction of the Pharmacy Manager to assist in pharmacy operations by providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care through filling prescriptions, providing clinical services, and counseling patients. In addition, Pharmacists are responsible for maintaining standards in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager and may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and duties.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 5
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations (i.e. HIPAA).
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Provides customers with a remarkable shopping experience by greeting and thanking customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner, answering questions, assisting with locating products, and ringing up purchases as needed.
Accurately and efficiently prepares compounds and dispenses prescriptions for customers according to legal requirements (includes product selection, counting and measuring drugs, capping and uncapping vials and bottles and labeling of prescriptions).
Advises customers regarding instructions for medications prescribed by physicians and recommend use of OTC (over the counter) medications.
Reports prescription incidents to the Director of Pharmacy.
Verifies that prescription is from a licensed prescriber.
Participate in administering immunizations to all patients that are eligible per our standing immunization protocol.
Provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services, as prescribed and required.
Communicates with Pharmacy Manager on progress and policies of pharmacy department.
Keeps accurate records of all prescriptions dispensed in pharmacy computer system.
May photocopy specific prescriptions for additional record keeping; gives all subpoenas and legal requests to the Pharmacy Manager; obtains written release from patient before providing records or information.
Controls pharmacy inventory, re-orders medications as necessary.
Ensures that the pharmacy meets all company pharmacy policies and government regulations regarding the safety of medication, delivery, and storage.
Keeps abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs through participating in continuing education courses and reviewing pharmacy related literature.
Directs Pharmacy Technician, Interns or Clerks if Pharmacy Manager is not present.
Partners with Pharmacy Manager to promote the department, review department financial statements, expense control, labor scheduling, and other areas relevant to the business of pharmacy.
Performs Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Clerk functions as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Pharmacist Requirements & Skills 5
Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from ACPE approved College of Pharmacy.
Minimum 2 years of pharmacy experience preferred.
Must be available to work at multiple store locations, typically 1-3 different stores in close geographical location.
Must be licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy in state of work and complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years.
Possess a Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification through an accredited organization (i.e. APhA).
Possess and keep a current CPR certification.
Must have Hepatitis B Series or signed Declination Form on file.
Must be registered with Cures (PDMP) system for controlled substance monitoring.
Possess and keep a current BBP certification.
Must be available to work a variety of required retail hours.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership/team building, customer service, training, organization, and administration (to include department financial) skills, pharmacy software, complete department product knowledge.
Knowledge of department operations and financials, applicable union contractual agreement language; must keep abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs.
Ability to thrive in a retail store environment.
Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.
Pharmacist Job summary 6
Pharmacist will accurately fill prescriptions for our customers. This position will consult and advise the customers on their medications, both prescription and non-prescription, in a manner that will provide for their total well-being. This role is responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 6
Prepare prescriptions which include entering patient information (demographics, drug allergies and pharmaceutical history) and prescription orders into the computer for processing.
Ensure compliance with all government programs and laws related to pharmacy which includes, but is not limited to, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, DMEPOS and HIPPA.
Fill prescriptions for customers.
Handle third party insurance claims.
Perform medication therapy management.
Maintain records of controlled substances.
Consult with customers about prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Maintain knowledge of latest pharmacy products and all governing laws.
Keep sales and work area clean, orderly and free from safety hazards; report hazards to management.
Execute plans to capture front end customers; greet, assist and thank customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.
Maintain current and accurate computer files on prices and products.
Communicate with health care professionals and patients to address customer needs.
Order, receive, stock and rotate drugs and authorized pharmacy related items.
Check inventory and remove out-of-date drugs.
Order and restock bags, immunization supplies, vials and other assorted pharmacy supplies.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
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Pharmacist Job summary 7
Pharmacist you will be responsible for preparing and dispensing appropriate pharmaceuticals to patients. The job entails a high level of responsibility and knowledge. The goal is to ensure effective medication use and become the people’s trusted ally against health issues. That way you can deliver maximum value to both the pharmacy and society.
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Prepare medicine when appropriate using correct dosages and material for each individual patient
Organize the pharmacy in an efficient manner to make the identification of products easier and faster
Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
Maintain full control over delivering, stocking and labeling medicine and other products and monitor their condition to prevent expiring or deterioration
Review and execute physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality
Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Keep records of patient history and of all activities regarding heavy medication
Sort, stock, label medication and monitor inventory
Complies with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and the food and drug administration by monitoring nursing unit inspections; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions.
Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Keep abreast of advancements in medicine by attending conferences and seminars and collaborating with other healthcare professionals
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Supervise pharmacy staff members including pharmacy technicians, pharmacy clerks, etc.
Pharmacist Requirements & Skills 7
Pharmacist Job summary 8
Pharmacists have greater administrative and supervisory functions. They oversee the filling, labeling and dispensing of all drug orders. This leaves more time for management and other responsibilities, as these officers also serve in teaching, consulting and research capacities.
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Pharmacist Job summary 9
Provides drug information and assists physicians in providing appropriate drug therapy for pediatric, adult, geriatric patients. Compounds, prepares, mixes, manufactures and dispenses medicines and preparations. Oversees medications prepared by Pharmacy Technicians.
Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities 9
Provides expert information to physicians, patients, nurses, and others about drugs and other pharmaceuticals with respect to such factors as the appropriateness of drugs in relation to the patient's condition and drug history; the choice of drugs including dosage form, quantity, methods of administration, and alternative therapy for drugs having undesirable side effects; the pharmacological characteristics of drugs including their effects on the human system and the condition being treated and their chemical interaction with other substances in the patient's system; and their physical characteristics such as compatibility with other drugs, forms in which they are or can be manufactured, and expected shelf life.
Conducts or participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy students, pharmacy technician trainees, and other professional or technical staff in pharmaceutical principles, practices, operations, and standards.
Screens prescriptions and medication orders for completeness, proper authorization, dosage and quantity, therapeutic compatibility, drug interactions and allergies, and clarifies possible problems with appropriate medical staff.
Selects, compounds, and dispenses drugs and other pharmaceutical products ordered by physicians, dentists, and other licensed medical practitioners, including the calculation and preparation of solutions for oral, external, intramuscular, and intravenous administration.
Supervises or performs the preparation of drug labels and the affixing of labels to the proper containers; ensures the inclusion of appropriate directions for the timing, methods, and precautions to be observed in taking the medication; personally instructs patients in the use of medications when indicated.
Takes drug histories and participates as drug consultant with the medical staff in the selection of drug therapy for individual patients, including choice of medications, dosage, strength, frequency and method of administration when appropriate.
Other duties as assigned by management.
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Pharmacist Job summary 10
Responsible for reviewing prescribed medications performing clinical and drug utilization reviews and clinical/economic evaluation of therapies and writing criteria sets for medications that have a prior authorization attached to them.
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