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Portland, ME - Pharmacist - 32085 - LTC

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Portland, ME - Pharmacist - 32085 - LTC

  • Location:

    Maine

  • Sector:

    MRS Pharmacy

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Veronica Cabading

  • Contact email:

    vcabading@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH402442_1660769115

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-27

  • Client:

    Medical Recruitment Strategies

Pharmerica-Portland ,Maine

Responsibilities

  • 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 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

Qualifications

  • Active License within the State
  • No experience in LTC needed