Oct 17, 2019

Pharmacist in Charge - Long Term Care

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Conyers, GA, USA
Full-Time Retail

Job Description

CVS Health

Job Description
Responsible for coordination of daily operations within the pharmacy, which could include but is not limited to Triage, Pharmacists, Data Entry, Technicians, IV, Purchasing, Delivery, and Medical Resources departments.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for the practice of pharmacy at the pharmacy for which he/she is the PIC. The PIC must be physically present in the pharmacy a sufficient amount of time to provide supervision and control.
* Notifies the pharmacy permit holder of potential violations of any statute, rule or court order existing within the pharmacy.
* Monitor industry, regulatory and compliance industry, regulatory and compliance developments (e.g., state Board of Pharmacy, DEA, FDA, etc.) for pending regulatory changes and partner with Division Compliance Officer and pharmacy management to address them.
* Communicates and educates staff on pharmacy-related issues including, but not limited to, regulatory changes/compliance, FDA drug recalls, drug information, sample medications, and investigational studies.
* Implements quality assurance programs for pharmacy services designed to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of patient care, pursue opportunities to improve patient care, and resolve identified problems. QA programs should be designed to prevent and detect drug diversion.
* Implements and maintains a pharmacy technician training manual for the specific practice setting of which he/she is in charge.
o Supervises a training program conducted pursuant to the training manual for all individuals employed by the pharmacy who will assist in the practice of pharmacy.
o Maintains a record of all technicians successfully completing the pharmacy's technician training program.
o Attests to the Board in a timely manner those persons who have met the training requirements necessary for registration with the Board
* Implements policies and procedures for the procurement, storage, security and disposition of drugs and devices.
* Assures that all pharmacists and interns employed at the pharmacy are currently licensed and that all pharmacy technicians employed are currently registered with the board (where state law requires).
* Makes or files any reports required by state or federal laws, rules, and regulations.
* Responds to the board regarding any warning notice issued by the Board.
* Implements policies and procedures for maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of prescription information and patient health care information, and ensures that all employees of the pharmacy read, sign, and comply with the established policies and procedures.
* Implements written policies and procedures to specify the duties to be performed by pharmacy technicians.
* Ensures pharmacy is in compliance with all local, state, and federal accrediting rules and regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy.
* Serves as a primary source of information and responds to internal and external customer questions or clarification of information.
* May perform various duties associated with narcotic room compliance to include but not limited to reporting of periodic pharmacy self-surveys for controlled substances prescription accuracy, respond to and resolve regulatory surveyor's inquires related to compliance issues, contact physician to receive hard copy of prescription and perform drug recall surveillance and reporting
* Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.
* Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary by location.

Management Responsibilities: (if applicable)
* Responsible for providing employees with timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing employees to their full potential and providing challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.

Physical Demands: May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.
Work Environment: Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment.

Required Qualifications
Current license to practice pharmacy in the state of Georgia, in good standing
2 years experience as pharmacy management (PIC/Manager)

Preferred Qualifications
2 years of long term care experience
Knowledge of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacist guidelines for practice, state and federal regulations, and drug indicators for long term care centers
Ability to work weekends and after hours as needed

Education
BS Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy

Business Overview
It's a new day in health care.


Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we're pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you'll be at the center of it all.


We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.


CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran - we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.


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