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Pharmacist

Company: Aspen Infusion
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Pharmacist
EMPLOYER: Twelfth One, LLC dba Aspen Infusion
DEPARTMENT: Pharmacy
REPORTS TO: Director of Pharmacy
SALARY: $135,200
SUMMARY: Provides pharmaceutical care services by dispensing medication, monitoring patients' drug therapies, and providing consultation to medical and nursing staff; responsible for the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Exercises sound professional judgment in assuming responsibility for the medication use process and for patient outcomes, following pre-established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Oversees the efficient dispensing, processing, and recording of prescriptions issued by physicians, dentists, and/or other authorized healthcare providers.
  • Communicates with providers to influence optimal drug therapy in accordance with approved protocols and current practice.
  • Monitors patients' drug therapy and provides drug information to patients and healthcare providers.
  • Oversees and directs pharmacy technical staff in the execution of technical functions.
  • Based on an understanding of patient variables including but not limited to age, sex, and other physical characteristics, monitors the medication therapy of hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned.
  • Screens medication orders for correctness, incompatibilities, and contraindications; communicates problems to patients, nursing staff, and/or physicians.
  • Maintains awareness of medication change information, new products, and state and federal regulations.
  • Confers with and assists medical personnel in the care and treatment of patients.
  • Provides medication information and pharmacokinetic dosing advice.
  • Ensures that the pharmacy provides the optimal drug therapy to patients as evidence by proper drug selection, dose, route, duration of therapy, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensures compliance with legal issue including but not limited to patient confidentiality and risk management; ensures compliance with JCAHO, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Exhibits a high degree of courtesy, tact, and poise when interacting with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Adjusts to fluctuating peaks in patient flow, acuity, and other operational demands while maintaining quality.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in pharmacy.
    • Must be currently licensed to practice in the state.
    • One to two years of related experience or equivalent.
    • Current knowledge of pharmacological/biopharmaceutical principles and medical terminology.
    • Thorough knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services.
    • Demonstrated competence in reacting to and handling emergencies.
    • Able to work collaboratively with multiple health professionals in a busy and complex environment using tact, diplomacy, and discipline.
    • Ability to understand and adhere to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Acute attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
    • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
    • Bilingual skills a plus.

      COMPETENCIES:
      Customer Service--Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
      Interpersonal Skills--Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
      Oral Communication--Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
      Written Communication--Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
      Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

      • Continually required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear.
      • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
      • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
      • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items less than 30 pounds
      • Occasionally work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
      • Frequent exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials

        The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        "Aspen Infusion mandates that all employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and provide proof of vaccination with the acceptance of an offer. As with all identifiable medical information, Aspen Infusion will safeguard information concerning Covid-19 vaccinations in accordance with applicable law."
        PI196770441

Keywords: Aspen Infusion, Chandler , Pharmacist, Other , Chandler, Arizona

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