Clinical Pharmacist (LTC) at Rx relief®

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

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Clinical Pharmacist (LTC)

 

Job Description

 

Join one of the nation’s leading pharmacist placement firms! Right now, Rx relief has a great opportunity for an experienced Clinical Pharmacist (LTC). Voted Best of Staffing by both clients and talent, we are a specialty staffing company providing supplemental pharmacy professionals for all pharmacy practice settings. We have an opening for a Clinical Pharmacist (LTC) in the San Leandro, CA area. As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy a customized approach to your career needs as well as comprehensive benefits! Join our dynamic team, apply today!

Clinical Pharmacist (LTC)

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute day-to-day operations in the pharmacy as they pertain to workflow, production quotas, and deadlines
  • Ensure that the pharmacy is in compliance with all local, state, and federal rules and regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy
  • Assist in the proper ordering, handling, receiving, documentation, and storage of all controlled substances; assist in maintaining a perpetual inventory for schedule II drugs
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask effectively in an autonomous fashion
  • Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA
  • 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. Works with patient medical information to conduct Drug Utilization Review (DUR) on all prescriptions and review clinical edits to ensure there is no adverse drug interaction.
  • Maintains patient/resident database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies). Works with appropriate pharmacy technician in reconciling Controlled Substances Log(s) with inventory on hand and prescriptions dispensed to comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Pharmacy Verification (PV2) and Bubble Packing
  • Pharmacy Verification (PV1) and Bubble Packing
  • Works with Chief Pharmacist to ensure that implementation of cost containment strategies (Pre-Pack, Front-End Process, Cycle-Fill, etc.) occurs on all dispensing and procurement activities.
  • Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators) customers.
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.
  • Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members in the medical record.
  • Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies
  • Implements policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.
  • Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.
  • Check for completeness and accuracy of all new and refill labels and orders
  • Preparation and/or supervision of all sterile IV drug products or solutions
  • Be clinically knowledgeable so as to make recommendations to facilities in the event of insurance issues with coverage, controlling costs upon admission for Med A and drug allergies.
  • Supervise the pharmacy production staff to ensure proper order entry, workflow, security of the pharmacy area, and adherence to delivery schedules
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


Clinical Pharmacist (LTC)

 

Job Requirements

Do you have recent Clinical Pharmacist (LTC) experience? If so, this is the position for you! Apply Today!

Specific Clinical Pharmacist (LTC) requirements:

  • Area: Must be able to work near San Leandro, CA area
  • Licensure Requirements: Active California Pharmacist license in good standing.
  • Education: Pharm D.
  • Years of Experience: 1+ year of pharmacy experience within a long term care or hospital setting.
  • Schedule: Swing and overnight shifts.
  • Length of Assignment: Temporary
  • Pay: Depending on Experience
  • Background/ Drug Requirements: Ability to successfully complete background and drug screen.  

 

Clinical Pharmacist (LTC)

 

Benefits

At Rx relief, we are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance with Prescription coverage
  • Vision/Dental
  • 401(k) and deferred compensation programs
  • Cafeteria Plans
  • Free CE
  • Low-cost group health benefits for Part-Time Associates

Clinical Pharmacist (LTC)

 

Apply Today!