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Float Pharmacist- PRN

Apply Job ID 16591 Date posted Jan. 27, 2020 Location Sussex, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT)

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QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.


GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

Float Pharmacist opening, covering QuadMed's SE WI Pharmacies-Lomira, Sussex and West Allis.  Looking for candidate who is flexible and able to pick up partial, as well as full shifts for vacation coverage. 
As the Pharmacist, you are responsible for the timely and effective provision of pharmaceutical care by means of: review of patient therapy; interpretation and processing of medication orders; monitoring and managing drug therapy; discharge counseling to assure the continuum of care; monitoring and supporting the drug distribution system; and the provision of frontline drug information support for other healthcare team members
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of liquid medicines, ointments, powders, tablets , and other medications
  •  Checks prescriptions for correct dosage and for drug interactions and incompatibilities
  •  Compounds prescribed medicines, and packages and labels them
  •  Stores and preserves vaccines, serums and other drugs subject to deterioration
  •  Dispenses medical and surgical products as prescribed
  •  Records prescriptions dispensed, and the issue of poisons, narcotics and other restricted drugs
  •  Provides advice and information on the use and effects of medications
  •  Sells non-prescription drugs, sick-room supplies, toiletries, cosmetics and related commercial   products
  •  Interpret and fill physicians’ prescriptions for customers on a daily basis
  •  Verify all patient information before filling a prescription
  •  Provide medicinal consultation to customers upon filling a prescription and on OTC (over the counter) medicines as required
  •  Perform order entry of prescriptions into the required pharmacy database
  •  Contact physicians and benefits providers as necessary to process a prescription
  •  Complete third-party insurance forms and other paperwork
  •  Provide a professional and confidential environment for customers on all occasions
  •  Compound medications when necessary
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of PHI and adheres to HIPAA guidelines
SCOPE
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis
Education:
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Experience:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a pharmacist
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
  • Active and registered pharmacist in the state of practice
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Stong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Considerable knowledge of drug interactions and side effects of medications
  • Ability to prepare, compound, and dispense medications with accuracy
  • Bilingual a plus
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