This is a part-time position
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide superior customer care and service to all patients and the nurses or healthcare aids, while following all legal requirements, to include state pharmacy regulations and HIPAA.
Display effective communication skills with analytical dexterity to ensure that personnel uphold ethical and professional values in day-to-day activities.
Provide information or knowledge on medications and their proper indications.
Provide training and guidance to pharmacy interns and monitor their performance.
Review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, verify the necessary ingredients and evaluate their suitability.
Maintain records such as pharmacy files, narcotic book, patient profiles, and charge file systems.
Ensure patients receive medications in accordance with physicians prescriptions.
Comply with the regulatory guidelines of the State Board of Pharmacy, FDA, DEA, Department of Health & Human Services, Medicare, ACHC, URAC and OSHA.
Monitor the proper use of tools of the trade, including automation (filling machinery) and compounding equipment.
Work with shipping manager to ensure ALL deliveries have been made appropriately and timely
Monitor all technicians to ensure completion of daily activities
Provide both positive feedback and constructive criticism to improve productivity and accountability.
Reinforce ALL policies and procedures
Provide comprehensive patient counseling on all specialty medications dispensed
Document all conversations with patients, insurance companies and doctors offices in detail
Comply with all requirements of Manufacturer programs
Complete annual specialty continuing education required by both ACHC and URAC
Participate in performance improvement activities as required
Skills and Specifications
Able to use computers and software applications.
Knowledge of medications, dosing, side effects, indications, contraindications and proper administration and storage.
Knowledge of patient history and care charts.
Able to create and implement systems required to gather, maintain, and analyze information.
Knowledge of clinical procedures or operations.
Ability to train and supervise assigned staff.
Ability to complete basic patient referrals and assessments.
Ability to maintain quality, infection or safety control standards.
Ability to work even in multiple demands.
Maintain and promote positive attitude towards the job and company.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Education and Qualifications
B.S. in Pharmacy or a PharmD from an accredited institution
Current PA State Board of Pharmacy License
3-5 years experience in Specialty Pharmacy preferred
Elwyn Pharmacy Group