Mar 26, 2020

Pharmacist NY FEMA COVID-19 project

  • Vighter Medical Group
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Full-Time Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

Vighter LLC is in need of healthcare providers for Public Health Emergency Support in response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

START DATE : < 2 weeks anticipated start date

WORK DURATION: Anywhere from 2-8 weeks, potential to extend based on the requests of the client .

Title: Pharmacist (COVID-19)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides medical services at the scope and level of a Registered Nurse to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
  • Fills prescriptions, verifying instructions from physicians on the proper amounts of medication to be given.
  • Manages medication therapy protocols as part of the provider-pharmacist-nurse team.
  • Checks for patient drug contraindications. Responsible for verifying dosage regimen for accuracy and specified amount to be within the standard dosing range and frequency.
  • Compounds and dispenses medications accurately for delivery to patient care areas.
  • Ensures prescriptions are filled accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provides medication information and education to medical staff and patients.
  • Participates in medical care conferences as directed by the CMO.
  • Maintains the security of controlled substances as well as an accurate log of dispensation, waste, etc.
  • Maintains adequate stock levels of medications that are high use (utilization based) to include key medications for unforeseen events such as outbreaks. (Influenza as an example).
  • Develops a re-supply system with the logistics supervisor that ensures critical use (must have) medications are readily available throughout the medical footprint supported.
  • Once the prescription is filled, files the prescription.
  • Oversees the work of pharmacy technicians.
  • Performs administrative functions such as answering phones and stocking shelves.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduated from an accredited Pharmaceutical school.
  • 2 years experience as a Pharmacist.
  • Hold and maintain a current unrestricted U.S. (State) license to practice as a pharmacist.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
  • Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.
  • Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
  • 5 years experience as a Pharmacist.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
  • May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport

TRAVEL:
  • Some as required


States

NY  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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