Cumberland, MD, United States
The primary purpose of this position is to assist customers with their health care needs by filling prescriptions and providing excellent customer service and assisting with supervising Pharmacy associates. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.
The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:
• Ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of all prescriptions filled by completing Drug Utilization Review and Final Quality Assurance, applicable to state and federal Board of Pharmacy regulations.
• Build profitable business and script growth through recommended clinical programs including appropriate immunization and when available MTM (Medication Therapy Management), DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist), and all ongoing other programs as identified.
• Provide excellent customer service by assisting customers with medical-related issues and providing healthcare counseling.
• Supervise the work completed by Pharmacy Technicians and support staff while on duty.
• Assist Pharmacy Manager to train, coach, and manage Pharmacy associates.
• Assume management responsibility over the entire pharmacy in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager.
• Maintain appropriate security of the Pharmacy department.
• Comply with all federal and state laws and regulations.
• Handle and resolve customer issues, complaints and questions to build customer trust and loyalty.
• Interact with physicians and utilize reference material to gain information on customers and prescriptions and to resolve any issues that arise.
• Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order.
• Prioritize Pharmacy Department tasks and follow through to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner. Including, but not limited, to cycle counts, inventory management and will-calls to customers.
*All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.
Experience / Requirements
• Minimum age of 18 to meet education and experience requirements.
• Ability to pass drug test.
• Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
• Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
• Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
• Ability to work weekends and extended days on a frequent basis.
• Ability to work day, evening, and/or night shift.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
• Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
• Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Ability to adapt to change quickly and frequently.
• Ability to perform different tasks on different days as necessary.
• Ability to respond to interruptions and then return seamlessly to task at hand
• Ability to handle stressful situations while maintaining a sense of calm.
• Ability to multi-task for extended periods of time.
Bachelor's degree (BS), Doctoral degree (PHARM.D.), or equivalent in Pharmacy, and Immunization Certification through an accredited organization (i.e. APhA).
Green Bay, WI, United States
Staff Pharmacist Floater FT
Position Summary: Summary: Health is everything. At CVS Health, colleagues are committed to increasing access, lowering costs and improving quality of care. Millions of times a day, we help people on their path to better health—from advising on prescriptions to helping manage chronic and specialty conditions. As a Staff Pharmacist, you have a critical role at the forefront of delivering our purpose, modeling our values, and demonstrating genuine, authentic care for our patients. In addition to supporting the Pharmacy Manager in leading and directing your Pharmacy Technician Support Staff, you are accountable for supporting the management, oversight and operation of all aspects within your pharmacy. This includes: • Patient Safety • Pharmacy Professional Practice • Regulatory Requirements • Quality Assurance • Customer Service • Personnel Management • Inventory Management • Financial Profitability • Loss Prevention • Workflow Management A key component of the Staff Pharmacist role is keeping your customers and patients healthy through adoption and management of patient care programs. Additionally, you will: • Lead with Heart – display empathy and compassion for your patients, customers, caregivers and colleagues on your team • Motivate, inspire and develop your Pharmacy Support Staff by balancing assignments that maximize colleagues’ strengths, address development opportunities and decrease knowledge gaps • Identify critical business opportunities and contribute to the development of meaningful solutions to drive growth and improve performance in your pharmacy • Successfully implement those solutions by leading your team to achieve specified goals • Adapt to change and adjust plans to thrive in a dynamic community healthcare setting • Seek new ways to grow, collaborate with others and deliver better outcomes • Align others around purpose to gain support and commitment • Actively contribute to a ‘team’ culture that promotes caring, energy, enthusiasm and pride • Apply acquired knowledge to help drive healthy outcomes and differentiate CVS from competitors *The above represents a summary of the functions of a Staff Pharmacist. Additional functions and physical requirements are available on the full job description. Required Qualifications: Minimum Required Qualifications: • Active Pharmacy License in the state in which you are employed • Not on the DEA Excluded Parties List • Immunization Certification through an accredited organization (i.e. APhA)* • Free of pending felony charges or convictions for criminal offenses involving controlled substances Education: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharm. D. degree Business Overview: CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers. CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact us by clicking AA EEO CVS Health For inquiries related to the application process or technical issues please contact the Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352. Please note that we only accept resumes via our corporate website: https://jobs.cvshealth.com/
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD, United States
Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications. Delegated tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and State and Federal Regulations.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group.
Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPs executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance requirements.
Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually, via pneumatic tube, or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated.
Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure-Send function of the pneumatic tube system, completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork.
Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team.
Complies with USP797 and 800 guidelines for cleanroom environmental maintenance, education, testing, record-keeping and compounding of sterile products. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions.
Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority.
Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately.
Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers.
Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead) and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement.
The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred.
Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands – Medium Duty
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Phoenix, AZ, United States
Clinical Pharmacist – Ambulatory Care
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacists work closely with providers to deliver population-based disease management, patient and provider education and collaborative drug therapy management through direct patient care and telephonic follow-up. The pharmacist actively manages medication therapy, completes medication reviews and collaborates with providers to optimize medication therapy, improve medication adherence, promote wellness, prevent disease, and improve outcomes.
This position will be supporting the Banner Medical Group Clinics in the East Valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Preferred candidate to have completed a PGY-2 Residency in ambulatory care.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Banner Queen Creek Clinic
About Banner Pharmacy Services Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the management of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
Job Summary This position actively participates on the healthcare team as a pharmacotherapy expert in the area of ambulatory care to provide high quality patient care. Contributes to the optimal selection of drug therapy, design, and implementation of patient-specific medication regimens to maximize therapeutic benefit and minimize toxicity. Provides comprehensive patient education to improve medication compliance and promote patient self-management skills. Must possess clinical acumen and skills necessary to assess and interpret data reflective of the patients clinical condition. Acts as a driving force in the identification, development, and promotion of clinical pharmacy services. Conducts educational activities, applies principles of performance improvement, and adheres to local, state, and federal laws regarding the profession of pharmacy practice.
Performs medication therapy and disease state management, which includes critically evaluating disease states and adjusting medication therapy to optimize patient medication regimens and improve clinical outcomes. Ensures utilization of appropriate and cost-effective medication therapy. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, disease state management (e.g. thromboembolic disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, COPD), medication management (e.g. pain management), and adverse drug event prevention and management.
Demonstrates accurate and thorough documentation skills. Facilitates pharmacist-to-provider communication and clinical interventions.
Acts as a system resource and drug information expert in area of ambulatory care. Provides detailed drug information and education to health care team, pharmacy, patients, and community. Provides feedback and/or consultation related to technology utilization for documentation of medication therapy management, clinical pharmacy outcomes, or other identified medication related issues. Utilizes and may provide technical guidance with computer software, particularly medication management information system software. Utilizes reference tools to evaluate patient care and answer questions posed by customers. Consultant for utilization of technology related to medication therapy.
Contributes to the total body of knowledge of pharmacy through publication and/or educational presentations. Participates in the development and/or management of outcomes-based research. Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement consistent with job expectations. Participates in drug use evaluations, medication use indicators, and disease-based evaluations.
Acts as a driving force in the identification and development of clinical pharmacy services related to medication and disease state management at the local and system level. Participates in system based committees, which may be in the area of specialty or other related area, and effectively communicates with stakeholders.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Adheres to all clinical practices approved by Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee/Clinical Consensus Group (e.g. collaborative practice agreements, clinical pharmacy protocols).
Minimum Qualifications Doctor of Pharmacy degree or another advanced degree in pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy. Requires current pharmacy or eligibility for licensure in the applicable state of practice. Licensure in applicable state of practice required within 90 days of hire date. Licensure upon hire may be required based on business needs. Board Certification in appropriate area of specialty within two years of hire. Completion of a PGY1 accredited pharmacy residency plus 3 years of clinical pharmacy experience in the ambulatory care setting. A minimum of five years of clinical pharmacy practice experience in the ambulatory care setting or area of specialty may be considered in lieu of a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency. Maintains good organizational, problem solving, and computer skills. Possesses good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and other contacts. Preferred Qualifications Completion of a PGY2 accredited pharmacy residency program in ambulatory care. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.