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Full Time Home Infusion Pharmacist Ft Myers FL

Fort Myers, FL 33901
  • Job Code
    884461

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Primary Responsibilities: 

  • 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 members 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 outcome
  • 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>)
  • 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
The Home Infusion Branch is located in Ft Myers, FL. The branch hours are Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm. This position if Full Time, 40 hours per week. Will be required to participate in the on-call rotation, which will be 1 week every 2 - 3 weeks. Must have either 1 year of Pharmacy experience or have completed a Home Infusion Residency program. 

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Posted: 2020-08-13 Expires: 2020-10-08

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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