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Department: Long Term Care and Retail Pharmacy

Summary: Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities; controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; and advises interventions. Evaluates final prescription product before dispensing for safety, accuracy, and completeness by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Gathers appropriate information to properly fill prescriptions. Prepare and dispense medication in accordance with pharmacy and regulatory standards in both long term care and retail pharmacies.
Counsels patients on the safety and efficacy of medications, over the counter items, and nutritional supplements to assist them in making informed health decisions which includes: responding to questions on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
Supports the processing and dispensing of specialty medications in accordance with pharmacy and regulatory standards.
Maintains accurate records of medication and equipment dispensed to patient. Also responsible for accurate entry of patient data on the pharmacy software programs. Ensures the correct insurance information is entered into the system and that claims are properly adjudicated.
Responds to physician phone calls and seeks clarification from physician on medication orders.
Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
Conducts drug utilization evaluations of patient medications to establish proper use and medication compliance through review of patient profiles and/or other additional patient records or information.
Interacts with co-workers and vendors to resolve any discrepancies and to improve processes.
Secures necessary information for required paperwork to comply with regulatory requirements and maintains integrity of processes to ensure confidentiality of protected health information.
Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
Performs opening and closing duties of the facility including arming and disarming of the business.
Performs “on-call” duties as required and weekend rotations.
Supports the processing and dispensing of intravenous medications in accordance with pharmacy and regulatory standards.
Performs medication administration reviews and consulting at assisting living and skilled nursing facilities on a monthly basis.
Assumes management duties in absence of pharmacy manager or store manager.
Participates as a project team member, focusing on improving and propelling the organization forward.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. The ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software and database software.

Education/Experience:

Doctoral degree (Pharm. D.) or equivalent; and less than one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates and Licenses:

CPR

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

Customer service skills
Interpersonal skills
Communication skills
Reliability and dependability
Accuracy and integrity

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to certain drugs that may cause a potential for harmful effects. Some individuals may not handle these drugs or gloves must be worn. A listing of potential hazards is available in the pharmacy and should be viewed before beginning any job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Streu's Pharmacy Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Person: Kim Vander Loop
Phone: 920-593-2473
Email Address: kvanderloop@streuspharmacy.net

• Location: Green Bay

• Post ID: 28568897 greenbay
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