BrightSpring Health Services

PHARMACIST

Job Locations US-CT-WALLINGFORD
ID
2020-3938
Line of Business
PharMerica

Our Line of Business

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Overview

Accelerate your career!  We apply innovative solutions that improve patient outcomes through some of the industry’s best and brightest business professionals, innovators and clinicians.  Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, and route of administration. Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.
  • 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).
  • Ensures that appropriate laboratory tests for monitoring certain high-risk conditions are ordered, evaluated and discussed with appropriate members of the healthcare team.
  • 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.
  • Implements policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.
  • Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies and policy.
  • Informs the Pharmacy Manager of medication related errors.
  • Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy; Pharm D preferred.
  • One year experience in long-term care.
  • Licenses/Certifications: As required by government regulations and business needs.
  • Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, oral communication.

About our Line of Business

PharMerica is a full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication.  PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations.  PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companies.  PharMerica offers unmatched employee development, exceptional company culture, seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades.  For more information about PharMerica, please visit www.pharmerica.com.  Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.

Additional Job Information

Day/Evening Shifts: Monday-Friday 7am-11pm, with rotating on call and weekends.

 

IV experience is preferred.

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