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Ambulatory Pharmacist II - per diem

Category: Pharmacy
Cambridge, MA

Department: ESP Prescriptions
Employment Type: Per Diem
Work Days: per diem
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/03/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-62707

Job Details

  • Job – Specific Duties and Responsibilities (Primary): 1. Checks for safety, accuracy, appropriateness and completeness with respect to drug, dose, route, frequency with consideration given to patient-specific data including laboratory values, age, gender, height, weight and BSA. 2. Prepares controlled substances to be dispensed, completing the appropriate documentation while maintaining a perpetual inventory. 3. Performs weekly inventory and reconciliation of controlled substances. Notifies Site Pharmacy Manager or Senior Director of Pharmacy of any unexplained discrepancies. 4. Performs daily oversight of all Technician activities; checks / reviews all Technician work according to regulatory requirements. 5. Dispenses medication to ambulatory patients with appropriate medication counseling. 6. Contact prescribers concerning drug order clarification or drug therapy modification. 7. Receives, researches, and provides through a variety of media accurate and timely drug information. 8. Monitors selected aspects of drug therapy on an ongoing basis; intervenes as necessary to optimize drug use. 9. Minimizes or prevents drug misadventuring through targeted interventions. Identifies the unique needs and implements appropriate interventions for the age-specific categories circled below: 1. Neonate 2. Pediatric 3. Adolescent 4. Adult (18-59) 5. Geriatric (60 +) Other Job Duties and Responsibilities 1. Integrates growth and development needs into the delivery of patient care for the populations served. 2. Uses communication methods appropriate for the patient developmental stage. 3. Accurately assesses the patient's ability to follow directions for completion of treatment. 4. Identifies and manages any special issues, concerns and risks for age specific populations. 5. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited college/university with a B.S. in Pharmacy or a Pharm.D. degree is required. Licensure: Must have a current license in good standing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy  AHA BLS required. Pharmacy Immunization Certification required.

    WORK EXPERIENCE:   5 years of ambulatory/retail pharmacy experience required 


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