May 30, 2020

Pharmacist - Home Infusion

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Albany, NY, USA

Job Description

CVS Health

Job DescriptionAt Coram/CVS specialty infusion services, we have an extremely rewarding opportunity for you to apply your exceptional pharmacy skills in a home infusion pharmacy. As a Compounding Home Infusion Pharmacist, you will work with specialized and complex therapies utilizing cutting edge technology. Use your clinical skills and infusion / TPN knowledge to provide specialty infusion services administered to patients in their homes. The Albany branch is seeking a Home Infusion Pharmacist available M-F, and to participate in the on call rotation. This is a full time position. Each and every day, in moments big and small, CVS Health is shaping the future of health care. As a CVS Health colleague, you'll receive a competitive benefits package that connects you with affordable, flexible and personalized programs for managing your overall well-being.Key responsibilities:- Accurately compounds and checks compounded sterile products.- Directly supervises pharmacy support personnel in the appropriate compounding, packaging and labeling of compounded sterile products.- Obtains, interprets and evaluates all physician medication orders for therapeutic appropriateness, cost effectiveness, accuracy, safety and completeness- Initiates, reviews and updates all required documentation.- Accurately maintains all legally required records.- Communicates clinical and technical information and monitoring to other members of healthcare team and patient when appropriate.- Participates in patient evaluation for acceptance, product selection, device selection and supply management.- Performs accurate computer order-entry, labeling and dispensing in accordance with policies and procedures and state board of pharmacy regulations.- Follows established procedures for drug and supply procurement.- Complies with FDA mandates and self-imposed manufacturer restrictions on particular drugs, as applicable.- Maintains appropriate inventory levels and ensures use of preferred products.- Maintains procedures for appropriate security of all legend items, including controlled substances.- Participates in on-call responsibilities.- Participates in Performance Improvement activities, educational programs and departmental/branch meetings.- Participates in the branch assessment process as requested by pharmacy manager or designee.- Communicates appropriately with all members of the healthcare team.- Assists in training and orientation of new employees as requested by pharmacy manager or designee.- Complies with the Company's policy on the allowable clean room garb and dress code requirements.Learn more about Coram: QualificationsActive NY pharmacist license in good standingPreferred QualificationsOne year related experience in an IV alternate site environment or equivalent is preferred.EducationB.S. or doctorate of pharmacy degree is required.Business OverviewIt'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. Coram CVS/specialty infusion services is a leading national provider of specialty home infusion and specialty pharmacy services providing infusion therapies and services to over 20,000 patients each month. At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country's health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at 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. 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