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Staff Pharmacist

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Primary Location: Northborough, Massachusetts, United States Full time R1235738

Job description

Job Title: Staff Pharmacist

Reports To: Chief Clinical Pharmacist

Position Summary:

Responsible for the quality assurance of the provided pharmacy services. Performs all the legally required responsibilities of a licensed pharmacist in the areas of patient management and quality patient care. This position is a part of the interdisciplinary team that includes clinical pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, logistics, and various leaderships of the organization.

The information contained herein is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. AllCare Plus Pharmacy reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform quality assurance to dispense prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patients Review of prescriptions issued by valid prescribing health care providers to assure accuracy and clinical appropriateness of order (i.e. dose, strength, disease state, patient risks etc.). Review orders to ensure compliance with manufacturer guidelines and pharmacy policies and procedures. Escalate any concerns through proper chain of reporting. Direct pharmacy employees engaged in the data entry, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals Answer questions and provide information to patients, caregivers and providers on drug use, interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals Oversee the pharmacy technicians and workflow; intervene and follow protocol when necessary to correct information Participate in all aspects of pharmacy workflow to ensure timely preparation of orders Participate in the development, updating and communication with patients for Patient Plan of Care, Reassessments, Clinical Interventions, Medication Reconciliation and other Clinical activities under AllCare’s Patient Management Program Maintain established policies and procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances and disposal of quarantined and hazardous waste drugs Oversee and assist with pharmacy license renewals Manage and oversee inventory and ordering of drug stock Assay medications to determine identity, purity, and strength Maintain drug storage requirements for product integrity. This includes monitoring of temperature systems and ensuring compliance with audits such as monthly inventory inspection and pharmacy cleanliness Instruct interns and other personnel on matters pertaining to pharmacy Ensure compliance with pharmacy laws and regulations to include all states of licensure and other Federal laws

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s in pharmacy or a Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm D) from an accredited College of Pharmacy Unrestricted license to practice as a pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years of practicing pharmacy experience Experience in Specialty Pharmacy Experience in patient management Strong communication skills Professional written and communication skills

Professional Competencies:

Business Skills and Knowledge

  • General Management

Demonstrate analytic and problem solving skills, and understand the impact of individual

decisions on other parts of the organization and the environment.

  • Organizational dynamics and governance

An understanding of governance structures and the ability to foster trust and effectively

support governance systems and achieve organizational goals.

  • Information management

An understanding of how technology can be used to promote managerial and clinical

efficiency and improve health care delivery. The ability to effectively manage

information resources and plan for future needs.

  • Risk management

Knowledge of liability and compliance regulation, the ability to employ strategies to

mitigate risk, avoid malpractice and plan for disasters.

  • Quality improvement

Application of techniques that continually improve the quality of care provided, patient

safety, organizational performance, and the financial health of the organization.

Knowledge of the Health Care Environment

  • Health Care Systems and Organizations

Demonstrate an understanding of how the various components of the health care

system is organized and financed, and how they interact to deliver medical and health

care.

  • Health Care Personnel

Understand the professional roles, responsibilities, and values of the range of health

care professionals in order to foster effective relationships and promote an optimal care

environment.

  • The Patient’s Perspective

Understand the patient experience, demonstrate a commitment to patients’ rights and

responsibilities, and ensure that the organization provides a safe environment for

patients and their families.

Communication and Relationship Management

  • Relationship Management

The ability to build and maintain relationships with internal as well as external

stakeholders that are anchored in trust and where decision-making is shared.

  • Communication Skills

Be able to utilize verbal, written and presentation skills to communicate an

organization’s mission, vision, values and priorities to diverse audiences.

Professionalism

  • Personal and Professional Accountability

Practice and advocate ethical decision-making and actions, promote patients’ rights and

responsibilities, effectively manage stress and personal resources, and act in accord with

professional roles and norms.

  • Professional Development and Lifelong Learning

Participate in proactive career planning and continually update professional knowledge.

AllCare Plus Pharmacy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

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