COMMUNITY PHARMACIST


  • Location: Falmouth, MA
  • Posted: Jun 20, 2019

Job Description


Under direction of Management or Designee performs a variety of professional services and responsibilities related to the clinical review and dispensing of outpatient and nursing home drug therapy Provides technical direction and supervision of assigned personnel

Description:

Reviews and interprets orders for patients. Inputs all prescriptions with appropriate elements including, but not limited to, patient profiles for the presence of incompatibilities, allergies, contraindications, warnings, side-effects, interactions, or inappropriate medication utilization.
Takes appropriate action to resolve medication issues.
Ensures adequate stock of medication and proper processing of all documents including invoices.
Complies with all Federal, State, and Local rules and regulations in the dispensing of all medications and in the maintenance of required records.
Communicates and interacts with all customers, including patients, employees, and family members.
Efficiently direct the workflow of the pharmacy, from initial prescription intake through filling and dispensing.
Offer front line trouble shooting of systems. Seek additional assistance as needed to maintain functionality.
Seek to optimize revenues. Look for opportunities for business expansion.
Stays current with pharmacy trends and medication therapies.
Provides mandatory patient counseling to facilitate appropriate drug therapy and education. Discusses all concerns regarding patient drug therapy with appropriate health care providers, utilizing all available resources and offering appropriate recommendations when indicated.
Focuses on the customer as a patient and prioritizes workload to ensure customer satisfaction. Anticipates and responds to patient needs and ensures patient understanding and compliance through proactive counseling. Addresses customer concerns and complaints related to service delivery, promptly and courteously both in person and on the telephone.
Refers unresolved issues or issues outside scope of responsibility to the Pharmacist Supervisor or Manager as appropriate.
Provides consistent, professional supervision and direction to supporting personnel
Maintains proficiency with all essential functions of Pharmacy computer system and Point of Sale.
Maintains a thorough understanding and ensures compliance of all regulatory and departmental policy and procedures.
Keeps current with third party billing practices and resolve issues.
Work with long term care facility (JML) to provide bubble packed prescriptions and medication counseling.
Ensures implementation of cost containment strategies (Pre-Pack, Front-End Process, Cycle-Fill, etc.) occurs on all dispensing and procurement activities.
Work with long term care facility to follow formulary.
Completes all cash and accounting reports as required.
Maintains a working knowledge of 340B regulations.
Supervise a meds to beds program.
Supervise a prescription delivery/mail order program.
Supervise specialty medication workflow.
Maintains a working knowledge of all pharmacy equipment.
Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications


A Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Pharmacy or Pharm D is required.
Must be a Registered Pharmacist licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy.
BLS certification required within one year of hire.
One (1) year of related experience is preferred. Consideration is given to new graduates.
Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required.
Medication Therapy Management Certification required within 6 months of hire.
Immunization Certification required within 1 year of hire.
Read, write and communicate in English.

Employment Type


  • Per Diem-Per Diem

Cape Cod Healthcare

60 Park Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Opened: 1919

Phone: (508) 862-5700

Fax: (508) 862-5700

Web: http://www.capecodhealth.org

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