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Staff Pharmacist - Part Time

Company: Bickford Senior Living
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Independent long term care pharmacy (no retail) seeking qualified staff pharmacist for part time (average 16 hours per week) position. Position may grow to 40 hours per week based on business needs. Please inquire for more details.

Summary:

  • 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 ValuMed Pharmacy 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.
  • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Performs other tasks assigned.
  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's policies and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy laws and federal and state regulations concerning assisted living facilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical care practices for assisted living residents.
  • Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy.
  • Current and active pharmacist license in the State of Iowa.
  • One year experience in long-term care preferred.

Keywords: Bickford Senior Living, Sioux City , Staff Pharmacist - Part Time, Other , Sioux City, Iowa

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