PRN Pharmacist

Pharmacy Columbus, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio


Description

Equitas Health Pharmacy is a company of Equitas Health providing access, education, consultation and management of general retail and specialty pharmaceuticals for patients of Equitas Health and other Ohio providers, as well as the local community.

 

The staff pharmacist is responsible assisting the Pharmacy Manager and Director of Pharmacy Services in daily operations of the Equitas Health Pharmacy; the management of supporting pharmacy staff; patient recruitment and retention with an emphasis on patients of the Equitas Health Medical Center and other contracted providers; maintaining compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements of pharmacy practice. The staff pharmacist is to provide clinical services, such as continuing the development and implementation of the medication adherence program.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, traveling, driving or having reliable transportation; written communication; supervising and training staff; utilizing a computer for typing, processing and conducting research; attending meetings.  The Staff Pharmacist utilizes working knowledge and understanding of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy practice standards to deliver outstanding pharmaceutical care to patients and providers; Verifies accuracy of prescriptions processed and/or filled by other Pharmacy employees to insure safety and optimal patient outcomes; and presents to small and large groups.

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Provide superior customer service to patients, providers, community members, other employees and referral sources.
  • Facilitate management of the pharmacy with the Pharmacy Manager. Tasks included, but are not limited to, the co-management of pharmacy technicians, input into the management of Equitas Health Medical Center’s 340B program and formulary, checking prescriptions for accuracy and clinical appropriateness, inventory management providing, insight and implantation of services that create a high level of patient satisfaction, and working with the other pharmacists to assure maximal financial success of the Equitas Health Pharmacy within its vision.
  • Collaborate with the Equitas Health Medical Center providers and staff to optimize health outcomes for medical clinic patients.
  • Provides consultation to patients to insure their understanding of therapeutic regimens and specifics of administration, potential side effects, allergic precautions, etc.
  • Utilizes skills and experience to effectively deliver Specialized Pharmaceutical therapy and services, including adherence programs, Specialty disease management and immunization services 
  • Collaborate with case managers, behavioral health therapists, and any other supporting staff to ensure the access to, and continual adherence to all patients’ medication regimens.
  • Understand and provided guidance on all necessary patient assistance services to ensure patients’ access to prescribed medications.
  • Marketing the pharmacy dispensing and clinical services to all medical offices and patients within the service area.
  • Promote Equitas Health and Equitas Health Pharmacy as a collaborator for excellence in HIV care.
  • Work with the pharmacy students to build strong long-term relationships and consistent referrals.
  • Be adherent with all state and federal pharmacy laws as it pertains to pharmacy practice.
  • Work with the pharmacist team to build in-pharmacy clinical services, to increase health outcomes of patients and new patient referrals in a cost effective manner.
  • Work with other Equitas Health departments to help patients utilize Equitas Health services to optimize their health and wellbeing.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager or Director of Pharmacy Services.
  • Any other responsibilities as defined in the Equitas Health Pharmacy Operations Manual.

 

EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Unrestricted Ohio license to practice pharmacy that is in good standing allowing for the dispensing of medications is required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and other Qualifications:

  • Preferred 3 years of pharmacy experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possesses or willing to obtain education, accreditation and certification, as necessary, to provide the pharmaceutical care and services delivered by Equitas Health Pharmacy, including Medication Therapy Management, consultation in specific disease states and administration of injectable agents and  immunizations, as necessary
  • Knowledge of health and social service needs of persons with HIV/AIDS.
  • Must have sensitivity to, interest in and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, chemical dependency and a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community. 
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and other computer applications required. 
  • Reliable transportation, driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

Background check and reference checks will be conducted.  Hours may vary, including working some evenings and weekends based on workload.  Individuals are not considered applicants until they have been asked to visit for an interview and at that time complete an application for employment.  Completing the application does not guarantee employment.  In accordance with Equitas Health’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered.  EOE/AA