Pharmacist

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: 07/15/2024
  • Location: Albany, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH444273_1720633026
  • Contact Email: mnellas@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

Title: Pharmacist
Location: Albany, NY 12205
Start:
07/15/2024 (Contract)
Possible Temp to Hire.
Shift 8 pm - 7:00 am 7on/7off
New York Pharmacist license required
Long Term Care experience preferred.

Summary:

Provides pharmaceutical services to long-term care and institutionalized patients in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety. Participates in and oversees medication dispensing in accordance with federal and state regulations.

Major 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 KPS 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.
  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business
  • Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

Position Qualifications
Education/Learning Experience:
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
Desired: Pharm D preferred