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Pharmacist - IV - Long Term Care

Company name
CVS Caremark.

Location
Hickory, NC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Sciences

Posted on
May 10,2019

Valid Through
Aug 23,2019

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Job Description

IV-Infusion Pharmacist - Oversee the IV Department including supervising and training IV Technicians and Pharmacists. Responsible for compliance with Omnicare SOPs, all pharmacy laws and regulations including USP 797 sterile compounding guidelines. Maintain all required documentation and clinical monitoring. Fully assess new patients and new orders on existing patients for appropriateness of therapy, high risk medications, allergies, adverse indications or interactions, and other potentially adverse outcomes. Consistent and ongoing clinical monitoring of all infusion patients, including TPN patients. Responsible for IV order processing, care coordination with home health agencies, nursing facilities, physicians, and IV nurse consultants. Answer drug related questions as related to IV therapy and Management. Communicate with facility consultant pharmacists and clinical staff pharmacists regarding IV patient management. Orient and provide competency assessment for all pharmacists who rotate from oral pharmacy to IV pharmacy and orient and assess competency on all IV technicians. This includes making certain that all pharmacists and technicians rotating into the IV room have completed the Omnicare Infusion Training Program. Complete required training and competencies annually. Maintain a current knowledge of infusion drugs and therapies, aseptic technique, and available infusion devices, products, and supplies. Perform dose calculations, infusion volume and administration rates. Program infusion pumps. Oversee cleanroom monitoring and pump maintenance. On-call duties as required. Other job duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy

Current License to Practice Pharmacy in Good Standing in North Carolina

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge about Long Term Care Regulations

Knowledge of TPN therapy and monitoring

Proficient in the area of clinical interpretations: drug-drug, drug disease interactions and allergies

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays

Education

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy

Business Overview

It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

Company info

CVS Caremark.
Website : https://www.caremark.com

Company Profile
CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States with integrated offerings across the entire spectrum of pharmacy care. Through our unique suite of assets, we are reinventing pharmacy to offer innovative solutions that help people on their path to better health. We are focused on enhancing access to care, lowering overall health care costs for plan members and payors, and improving health outcomes.

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