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Consultant-Pharmacist-Part-Time

Company name
PharMerica

Location
Daphne, AL

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PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica isone of the nation'slargest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica Daphne is recruiting a Consultant Pharmacist to join our team.

The Consultant Pharmacist will provide pharmaceutical services to long term care residents in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety. Will manage appropriate drug therapy and review of patient medical charts in accordance with federal and state regulations and PharMerica policy servicing in and around the areas ofDaphne, AL.


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.
  • Reviews the drug regimen and clinical indicators of each resident as assigned at least monthly and reports any irregularities to the Director of Nursing, Administrator and the attending physicians with a written report of findings and recommendations.
  • Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy laws and federal and state regulations concerning long-term care.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical care practices for long term care residents.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Doctorate.
  • Current license in the state of Alabama required.
  • One year experience in acute, long-term care or home health preferred.
  • Consultant or Clinical Pharmacist experience preferred.
  • IV clinical experience preferred.
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday first shift (16-20 hours per week)
  • Must be able to work weekends or outside of normal business hours when needed.
  • Must be able to travel in and around the coverage area for the Daphne pharmacy andsurrounding areas.

Skills:

  • Ability to lift patient charts repetitively.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Ability to learn and understand state and federal regulations for long-term care.
  • Understand of formulary management.

EOE M/F/D/V

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Nearest Major Market: Daphne
Nearest Secondary Market: Fairhope

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PharMerica
Website : http://www.pharmerica.com

Company Profile
Welcome to PharMerica Corporation, a leader in long term care pharmacy service. At PharMerica, we're redefining pharmacy management service for skilled nursing facilities (SNF), long term care facilities (LTC), assisted living facilities (ALF), hospitals and other institutional care settings. We're setting industry benchmarks with groundbreaking solutions and exceptional customer service. We strive to streamline, automate and improve our comprehensive pharmacy services every day. With high generic substitution rates and an award-winning consultant pharmacist program, we help our customers focus on what's truly important -- providing top-quality resident care.

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