Per Diem Consultant Pharmacist
Per Diem Pharmacist
Recovery Services of New Mexico is looking for a knowledgeable and detail-oriented per diem pharmacist to provide pharmacy services to patients, nurses, physicians, and other medical staff by interpreting and evaluating the validity and safety of orders and prescriptions. An ideal pharmacist candidate integrates core pharmacy knowledge dispensing and order review activities.
- Ensure that drugs are handled in the facility in a manner that protects the safety and welfare of the patient
- Sets the policies and procedures in the facility as related to all facets of drug handling and distribution, these policies and procedures to be reviewed and updated on an annual basis. The manual shall have policies and procedures for the receipt, storage, recordkeeping, maintenance of patient profiles, administration and accountability of all prescription drugs and procedures for the removal and destruction of unwanted, unused, outdated, recalled drugs and accountability and security of controlled substances.
- Make every effort to ensure the maximum level of safety and efficacy in the provision of pharmaceutical services.
- Not condone or participate in any transaction with any practitioner of another profession, or any other person whosoever under which fees are divided, or rebates or kickbacks paid or caused to be paid, or which may result in financial exploitation of patients or their families in connection with the provision of drugs, medication, supplies or pharmaceuticals.
- Document all his/ hers visits and activities including irregularities
- Give proper training for instruction to the persons at the facility, who have day to day responsibility, for receipt, administration of medication to patients, adverse reactions, special diets or any other information relative to drug therapy.
- Ability to handle stressful situations and interact with others.
- Maintain a patient profile on each individual
- Visit the facility as needed and be available for emergencies
- Dispense take home medication to eligible patients
- Maintain methadone inventories (place and receive methadone orders)
- Conduct biennial inventory
- Participate in any regulatory agency survey or audit.
- Conduct all business activities in a professional and ethical manner.
- Other duties, as assigned
- Minimum age requirement of 18.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
- Currently licensed as Pharmacist in New Mexico
- Must have or obtain certification in CPR and First Aid
- Understanding of HIPAA, Federal, State and CARF standards and regulations.
- Knowledge of medications that interfere with the effectiveness of methadone.
- Ability to recognize overdose of methadone and take appropriate action per program protocol.
- Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent documentation and computer skills required.
- Knowledge of local community drug trends, the effects on the body and cognitive functioning of drugs of abuse, signs and symptoms of narcotic overdose, psychosocial implications of addictive disease, the process of addiction and treatment, social service, economic, legal, and medical systems, HIV transmission-health, behavioral, and emotional implications of addiction.
- Ability to work effectively within medical hierarchy, assist in complex problem solving with clients, and work autonomously.
- Ability to work with a diverse population and exhibit excellent customer service skills.
- Knowledge of Code of Pharmacy Regulations in the State where assigned
- Ability to supervise personnel.
- Satisfactory drug screen and criminal background check
Everyone will be asked to be in compliance with the most recent COVID guidelines from CDC, State, County and City.
Here is what you can expect from us:
Recovery Services of New Mexico, a progressive substance abuse treatment organization, is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.
Recovery Services of New Mexico is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.