Pharmacist

Vinton, VA 24179

Posted: 06/24/2024 Job Number: MHamilton16

Job Description

Job Requirements

A-Line staffing is hiring a Long-Term Care Pharmacist in Vinton, VA.

 

If you are interested in this Pharmacist position, please contact Marcia Hamilton at (586) 710-7979 or mhamilton@alinestaffing.com

 

Long-Term Care Pharmacist Summary and Highlights:

 

The Pharmacist 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

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Long-Term Care Pharmacist Details and Compensation:

  • Location: Vinton, VA 24179 – 100% on site
  • Payrate: $64/hr
  • Required Availability:
    • 230p-11p | Mon-Fri, some weekends
    • 7-days on/7-days off | Mon-Fri 10a-9p, Sat/Sun 9a-7p
    • 1230p-9p | Mon-Fri, some weekends

Long-Term Care Pharmacist Responsibilities:

  • 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

Long-Term Care Pharmacist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required – PharmD preferred
  • Attendance mandatory for first 90 days
  • 1+ year of pharmacist experience - LTC preferably
  • MUST be licensed as a pharmacist in the state of VA

If you are interested in this Pharmacist position, please contact Marcia Hamilton at (586) 710-7979 or mhamilton@alinestaffing.com

 

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