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Legacy Consultant Pharmacy
Staff Pharmacist/Pharmacist In Charge
Mechanicsville, VA 23116 United States
Responsible for providing pharmacy services consistent with all applicable policies, procedures, legal requirements and safeguarding patient safety and effectiveness of therapy. Partners with Pharmacy Technicians to ensure accurate preparation of all needed medications, supplies and documentation for serviced long term care facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Keeps current with medication information, health care concepts and all regulations relative to the practice of long term care and institutional pharmacy.
Interprets and clarifies new and refill physician orders to ensure appropriateness and maintain patient safety.
Prepares safe, neat, accurate and complete medication orders.
Responsible for final check on all prepared medication to ensure 100% accuracy.
Ensures that all medication orders and supplies are delivered promptly to the correct facility.
Provides facility support when appropriate to deliver safe and effective medical therapy.
Communicates both internal and external to ensure an accurate interpretation of orders or to convey concerns or problems with an order.
Completes all appropriate documentation including, but not limited to incident reports, controlled drug records, etc.
Participates in on-call rotation providing timely and positive response to all inquiries.
Acts as the Pharmacist in Charge for Legacy Consultant Pharmacy.
Responsible for monthly pharmacy scheduling, this includes but is not limited to departmental and holiday coverage.
Controlled Substance Management.
Pharmacist liaison in terms of procedures, expectations and task management.
Participation in Legacy Error Management program.
Responsible for training all new pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
Supervises 10 to 15 employees at the Mechanicsville Pharmacy (Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education, training, experience:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from a NABP accredited College of Pharmacy Program. Current Pharmacist licensure in good standing from the State Board of Pharmacy. Previous long term care experience preferred. Must be knowledgeable of institutional pharmacy regulations and practices. Experience with pharmacy data entry systems required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of pharmacy data entry systems. Experience working with Framework a plus
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