Pharmacist

A Pharmacist job in Irving, CA is available through Adecco Medical and Science.

Pharmacist Candidate Profile

Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the special needs and behaviors of the specific age group served. Obtains patient prescription and assists physician, as necessary, in formulating prescriptions and monitoring regimen. Enters medication orders into the computer system and dispenses medications in an accurate and timely manner in appropriate quantities based on stability, compatibility of the drug and age specific needs of the patient. Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the physician or the physician’s agent.
Assesses the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develops a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen and monitors the patient according to the care plan throughout the course of therapy.
Communicates with physicians in suggesting alternate or modified drug therapy programs that are the most cost effective. Communicates with the patient, physician, nursing staff, pharmacists and other patients of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes is met.
Coordinates with nursing staff to assure the most cost effective method of delivery is utilized to achieve expected outcomes
Information is input into the computerized software system to ensure accurate and timely dispensing and billing.
Coordinates the drug preparation work of pharmacy technician and checks the accuracy of that work prior to releasing the medications for distribution. Accurately checks medications prepared by pharmacy technicians.
Where applicable, compounds pharmaceuticals in an aseptic fashion according to literature guidelines. Compounds specialty drug products. Uses aseptic technique when compounding sterile drug products. Completes accurate documentation of items compounded and repackaged. Is familiar with, and strives to meet, various guidelines and recommendations as put forth by various governing bodies.
Is knowledgeable with regard to the proper use and handling of sterile and hazardous medications. Compounds and handles sterile and hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations (i.e. USP ?797? and ?800?).
Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures. Participates in department staff meetings and other functions required in the department, maintains license, continuing education and competencies as required by the appropriate regulatory agency and department.
Complies with all applicable Federal, State pharmacy rules and regulations related to dispensing, controlled substances, etc.
Ensures that all manufacturer requirements for REMS and/or other requirements are met when dispensing and/or shipping drugs.
Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed.

QUALIFCATIONS

BS in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Must be a licensed pharmacist in the state in which the branch is located (and other states operating in, if required by the company).
2+ years of practicing Pharmacist experience working in home infusion, hospital or related healthcare environment
Knowledgeable in various infusion related therapies and ability to work through the complexity of therapy related orders.


If you are interested in this Pharmacist job in Irving, TX then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Sindie Rothstein at 858-410-1108 or by email at Sindie.rothstein@adeccona.com.

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