Pharmacist - Clinical

Allmed Staffing Inc

Pharmacist - Clinical

Chandler, AZ
  • Responsibilities


    As a pharmacist on the Clinical and Pharmacy Operations team, you will perform various duties as it relates to therapy assessment, care planning and departmental communications to streamline efficiencies across the department. To succeed in this position, a baseline understanding of various infusion related therapies is needed. These functions include interpreting, formulating, and dispensing of infusion and / or specialty drugs for sterile compounding and / or distribution. Pharmacist clinical activities include therapy assessment, care planning and medication reconciliation as they pertain to individual patients and the appropriate monitoring for effective care and positive patient outcome. This is a dynamic work environment and requires flexibility to meet business needs and adaptability to frequent changes. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. Primary Responsibilities: •Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the special needs and behaviors of the specific age group served • Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the prescriber or physician’s agent • Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed • Provides oversight of pharmacy technician and pharmacy support staff- in the sterile compounding suite • When required, compounds intravenous and specialty pharmaceuticals in an aseptic fashion according to established State Board of Pharmacy, Federal, USP?797? sterile guidelines and company policy. Knowledgeable of the proper use and handling of both sterile and hazardous medications. Compounds and handles sterile and hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations • Assesses the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develops a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen and monitors the patient according to the care plan throughout the course of therapy • Communicates with the patient, physician, nursing staff, other pharmacists and other members of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes are met • Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures Required Qualifications: •Pharmacist license in good standing in the state of Arizona • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree • 1+ year of experience working in a hospital, home infusion setting or related healthcare environment • Strong drug product and clinical pharmacy knowledge • Knowledgeable in various infusion related therapies and ability to work through the complexity of therapy related orders. Ability to fill medication orders accurately and in a timely manner • Ability to navigate MS Office and a Windows based environment and the ability to create, edit, save, and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word. Ability to navigate Outlook and conduct Internet searches • Must be able to work 8 hour evening shift between the hours of 1:00pm-11:00pm, with an occasional weekend day shift Preferred Qualifications: •Pharm D • Strongly prefer Pharmacist with Home Care or Home Infusion experience • Nutritionally Certified is a plus, but not required • Strongly prefer sterile compounding experience

    Chandler, Arizona