Physician Partners of America

  • Pharmacist In Charge

    Job Locations US-TX-Frisco
    Job ID
    2018-1565
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Pharmacist In Charge

     

    Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established AND growing integrated health organization with multi-site ambulatory surgical centers, medical Clinics (primary care & pain management), pharmacies, and labs (Toxicology and Pharmacogenomics).

     

    PPOA is looking for a full-time experienced Pharmacist in Charge to manage the day-to-day operations of regional pharmacies. 

    Responsibilities

    • Develop knowledge of department through training, orienting, and continuing the education of supervised employees
    • Stays up to date on company policies and procedures and operates in compliance with company standards
    • Researches current information regarding regulatory and accreditation standards to ensure operations are in compliance with new standards.
    • Utilizes equipment and supplies appropriately and ensure in working order
    • Maintains clinical skills and ability to assist with pharmacy processes as needed
    • Provide clinical input regarding patient care decisions with infusion coordinator, contracted nursing agencies and corporate case management teams
    • Evaluate new products/equipment and seek infusion/industry related information from outside resources in order to provide educated feedback to leadership regarding best practices
    • Evaluate appropriateness of drug orders for dosage, drug choice, potential drug interactions, route of administration, and stability
    • Complete patient database to include date of birth, height, weight, current and past medical history, clinical laboratory results and current medications per policy and procedures. Updates patient medication profile on an ongoing basis.
    • Ensure patients are scheduled for clinical follow-up and that appropriate laboratory tests have been ordered, results obtained, interpreted and relayed to the appropriate personnel.
    • Document patient care concerns, recommendations, interventions and outcomes
    • Review pharmaceutical preparations to ensure accuracy in preparation
    • Adhere to company policy on the labeling of pharmaceutical products
    • Maintain knowledge of computer system by reading manuals and participating in services
    • Ensure timely delivery and response to patients and referral sources by appropriately scheduling and prioritizing pharmaceutical and supply preparation
    • Oversee technician/pharmacist staff practices to ensure usage of both proper aseptic technique and validated to mix per company policy.
    • Assist in the development of drug information literature
    • Serve as a resource to patient relying working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and private pay insurance guidelines related to infusion services criteria and their proper documentation.
    • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with other department's staff.
    • Accurately documents physician orders and communicates with physicians, patients, caregivers, referral sources and other community agencies.
    • Assist in development and/or revision of pharmacy policies and procedures.
    • Ensure that the appropriate refills are sent to the production pharmacy for weekly shipping.

    Qualifications

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • 4 year degree from an accredited school of pharmacy and 5 years of work experience
    • Must have a current state pharmacist license

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of best business and clinical practices pertaining to pharmaceutical operations.
    • Ability to integrate updated regulatory standards into operations processes to ensure company standards are in full compliance.
    • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional manner-- able to counsel/teach customers, train co-workers, and positively contribute to marketing/public relations. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from patients, regulatory agencies, or members of the medical and business community.
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and EHR management
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and flexibility are required.

    PPOA celebrates and supports diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. PPOA performs criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens.

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