Pharmacist - Full-Time

Pharmerica Corporation Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 1 week ago

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica Indianapolis pharmacy is hiring for the Full-Time Pharmacist to join our team.

The Pharmacist provides pharmaceutical services to long term care and institutionalized patients in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety. Participates in and oversees the dispensing of medication in accordance with federal and state regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 Pharmerica 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.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. Pharm D is preferred.

  • Knowledge of pharmacy laws and federal and state regulations concerning long-term care and pharmaceutical care practices for long-term care residents. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Current license in the state of practice.

  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 2:00pm 11:00pm and every 3rd weekend between the hours of 12:00pm - 9:00pm.


Accelerate Your Career with PharMerica!

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Health Center Full Time Night Shift Rn/Lpn

Westminster Village North

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-12-12T00:00 Westminster Village is a not for profit, continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located just minutes from Geist in the Oaklandon area. Our campus is situated on 57 beautiful acres of landscaped grounds for the enjoyment of our residents and staff. Our purpose is to allow our residents to age in place while enjoying all of the amenities available to suit their interests and needs. POSITION TITLE: Charge Nurse POSITION PURPOSE The Charge Nurse renders professional nursing services in the treatment and care of assigned residents in accordance with the physician's orders. POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Obtain residents' screening information and prepare them for physician examinations (take a complete medical history, examine vital signs, weigh them, and instruct them in the collection of samples and tests when required). * Perform general nursing care for residents, administer prescribed medications and treatments, prepare equipment, and assist physicians during treatments, examinations, and testing as requested; observe, record, and report residents' condition and reaction to drugs and treatments as directed. * Educate and answer all questions from residents and families concerning the purpose, possible risks, and benefits of treatment procedures and/or medications. * Maintain and reviews residents' records, charts, and other pertinent information and post tests and examination results. * Requisition and arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, either within the facility or by outside arrangements. * Obtain laboratory evaluations and communicate findings with residents and/or their caretakers. * Admit, transfer and discharge residents, including arranging transportation, packing, etc. * Ensure an adequate stock level of medications, medical supplies, and equipment is maintained at all times. * Ensure that department personnel, residents, visitors, etc., follow established policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations, at all times. * Work with other departments, including food services and the pharmacy, to efficiently and effectively meet the residents' needs. * Meet with supervisors on a regularly scheduled basis to review problem areas and discuss methods for improvement. * Perform Nursing Assistant job responsibilities as needed. OTHER FUNCTIONS * Attend meetings and participate on committees as requested. * Attend and participate in workshops and seminars to enhance skills and keep abreast of current changes in the healthcare/continuing care retirement community fields, as well as to maintain a professional status. * Perform other related duties and responsibilities as directed. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE * Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) state license is required (or must have applied for transfer of license from another state). * One (1) to two (2) years' experience, preferably in long-term care or a related field. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Above average knowledge of professional medical practice and care. * Above average knowledge of organization policies, regulations, and procedures to administer resident care. * Above average skill in taking medical history and vital signs, assessing medical conditions, and interpreting findings. * Above average ability to exercise initiative, judgment, and decision-making in meeting clinical objectives. * Above average knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to extended-care facility operations. * Above average ability to interact and communicate with a variety of people, both on a one-on-one basis and in meetings and group presentations; must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset, and sometimes hostile people; must be able to communicate in a manner understandable by older adults. * Above average ability to think logically in order to troubleshoot, analyze situations, and make sound decisions. * Average ability to make independent decisions. * Must be flexible and willing to adjust to changing environments and schedules. * Average ability to write and edit reports and correspondence. * Working knowledge of mathematical principles to make calculations. * Basic understanding of computer applications, including Microsoft Office, e-mail systems, and Internet browsers. * Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. * Ability to assume on-call responsibility occasionally. Westminster Village North Indianapolis IN

Pharmacist - Full-Time

Pharmerica Corporation