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Manteca, CA

Salary: Depending On Experience
Date Posted: November 13, 2017
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 115524

Job Description

Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist

Job Description

Join one of the nation’s leading pharmacist placement firms! Right now, Rx relief has a great opportunity for an experienced Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist. Voted Best of Staffing by both clients and talent, we are a specialty staffing company providing supplemental pharmacy professionals for all pharmacy practice settings. We are seeking a Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist in the Stockton/Modesto, CA area. As a member of our team you’ll enjoy a customized approach to your career needs as well as comprehensive benefits! Join our dynamic team, apply today!

Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist

Job Responsibilities

·        Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability.  Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.  Works with patient medical information to conduct Drug Utilization Review (DUR) on all prescriptions and review clinical edits to ensure there is no adverse drug interaction.

·        Prioritizing prescriptions: roughly 19,000 scripts a month

·        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).  Works with appropriate pharmacy technician in reconciling Controlled Substances Log(s) with inventory on hand and prescriptions dispensed to comply with state and federal regulations.

·        Mentoring, training, leading, and encouraging the team. Making sure to answer any questions and taking initiative.

·        Pharmacy Verification (PV2) and Bubble Packing

·        Works with Chief Pharmacist to ensure that implementation of cost containment strategies (Pre-Pack, Front-End Process, Cycle-Fill, etc.) occurs on all dispensing and procurement activities.

·        Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators) customers.

·        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.

·        Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies

·        Implements policies and procedures for the safe procurement, storage, distribution and use of drugs and biologicals, as well as disposal of drugs.

·         Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs.

 

Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist

Job Requirements

Do you have experience as a Long Term Care OR Clinical Inpatient Pharmacist? If the answer is yes, then we want you on our team! Apply Today!

Specific Long Term Care Pharmacist requirements:

·         Area: Ability to work in the Stockton/Modesto, CA area

·         Licensure requirements: Active California Pharmacist license in good standing.

·         Education: B.S. or Pharm D

·        Years of experience: 1 plus years of recent pharmacy experience within a Long Term Care or Inpatient Hospital setting

·         Length of Assignment: Temporary

·         Pay: Competitive Pay (Hourly)

·        Background/drug requirements: Ability to successfully complete background check, and drug screen

 

***WITHIN THE SAME PHARMACY THEY HAVE AN ACTIVE OPENING FOR A LONG TERM CARE PER DIEM PHARMACIST***

Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist

Benefits

At Rx relief, we are proud to offer the following benefits:

·         Health Insurance with Prescription coverage

·         Vision/Dental

·         401(k) and deferred compensation programs

·         Cafeteria Plans

·         Free CE

·         Low-cost group health benefits for Part-Time Associates

Long Term Care Clinical Pharmacist

 

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