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Job Category:

Pharmaceutical

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Clinical Pharmacist - BriovaRX - Columbus, MS

UHG - COLUMBUS, Mississippi

Posted: 11/15/2018

As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
Variable shifts Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm. This position will work 5 days a week in the Columbus, MS branch. 
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the special needs and behaviors of the specific age group served. Obtains patient prescription and assists physician, as necessary, in formulating prescriptions and monitoring regimen. Enters medication orders into the computer system and dispenses medications in an accurate and timely manner in appropriate quantities based on stability, compatibility of the drug and age specific needs of the patient. Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the physician or the physician’s agent
  • Assesses the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develops a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen and monitors the patient according to the care plan throughout the course of therapy
  •  Communicates with the patient, physician, nursing staff, pharmacists and other members of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes is met
  • Information is input into the computerized software system to ensure accurate and timely dispensing and billing
  • Coordinates the drug preparation work of pharmacy technician and checks the accuracy of that work prior to releasing the medications for distribution.  Accurately checks medications prepared by pharmacy technicians
  • Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures. Participates in department staff meetings and other functions required in the department, maintains license, continuing education and competencies as required by the appropriate regulatory agency and department
  • Complies with all applicable Federal, State pharmacy rules and regulations related to dispensing, controlled substances, etc.
  • Ensures that all manufacturer requirements for REMS and / or other requirements are met when dispensing and / or shipping drugs
  • Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Pharmacist working in one or more of the following settings (Retail, Hospital, Home Health, etc.)
  • Computer proficient especially with Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be knowledgeable of the variety and complexity of pharmaceuticals, the types of medication orders and be able to fill medication orders accurately and in a timely manner
  • Must be a licensed pharmacist in the state in which the branch is located (and other states operating in, if required by the company)
  • Proficient in clinical patient monitoring and aseptic technique

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess both verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills and problem solving skills
  • Experience with intravenous solution compounding
 
 
Careers with Briovarx. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at Briovarx, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.(sm)
 
 
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
 
 
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