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Pharmacist

Company: Potomac Healthcare Solutions
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

PharmacistNMC Portsmouth, VAPosition Duties and Responsibilities:Deliver comprehensive pharmaceutical services within the personnel, supply, and equipment capabilities of the facility.Review patient profiles at the time of dispensing in order to closely monitor medication therapy.Ensure accuracy of all pharmaceutical products prepared or processed by technical staff.Work closely with clinical staff in developing patient wellness programs such as smoking cessation programs and asthma classes.Provide medication information to the clinical staff as required, including in-service training on new medications on the market; appropriate use of medications; comparison of current medication therapies; and other topics as deemed appropriate by the department head.Provide clinical direction of corpsmen and pharmacy technicians and provide input to government supervisors on job performance.Maintain inventory control of all handled pharmaceuticals, especially scheduled pharmaceuticals, and uphold pharmacy security in accordance with federal and local policies and procedures. Maintain appropriate records and security of all scheduled controlled substances according to applicable regulations.Consult with other specialty practitioners who have been referred for pharmaceutical services.Execute drug utilization reviews (DURs) as deemed necessary.Utilize pharmacy computer and robotic systems in accordance with MTF protocols.Provide drug information consultation services:Monitor and perform distributive functions for in and outpatient pharmaceutical services including work units for Unit Dose, Sterile Product, Bulk Orders and parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy.Utilize the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals Joint Commission; DHA procedural instructions, Manual of the Navy Medical Department, Chapter 21 (or its DHA replacement when published); Navy Pharmacy SOP (or its DHA replacement when published); hospital instructions; professional journals; and, professional society literature. Judgment is required in adapting and applying the established guidelines to the scope of services provided by the pharmacy department.Ensure prescription directions for use, dose, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications or overlaps, allergy information, age specific dosage and other pertinent data are appropriate for individual patients. Intervention with providers shall be made for noted discrepancy of above listed items.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). Have successfully completed an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) approved continuing education of at least 15 hours which maintains pharmacy skills and knowledge in the preceding two (2) years.One year of professional pharmacy experience after graduation within the preceding 36 months. Possess experience in the use of pharmacy computer systems such as the DHA MHS GENESIS electronic health record or retail/hospital pharmacy computer systems.Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a pharmacist.Must be a US Citizen.Potomac Healthcare Solutions offers the following benefits:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Savings AccountEmployer Paid - Basic Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Short-Term DisabilityLong Term Disability401(k) Retirement Savings Plan - Employer MatchPaid Time Off11 Federal HolidaysContinuing EducationEmployee Assistance ProgramWellness Incentives and MoreAbout Potomac Healthcare Solutions: Potomac Healthcare Solutions is an award-winning, dynamic, and rapidly growing healthcare services company with a proven background in providing world-class health services for both government and commercial organizations. We are actively recruiting skilled, caring practitioners to support our rapidly growing program base and supported healthcare facilities. If you would like to be a part of a quality-driven organization and make a difference, we would like to talk to you!If you do not find interest in this opportunity but know of someone who may, we kindly ask that you refer the individual to Potomac Healthcare Solutions by forwarding this job posting.We especially welcome employment interest of US Military Veterans with honorable service.Potomac Healthcare Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.#pr2by Jobble

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