Westminster Palms Per Diem Pharmacist in Orlando, Florida
Will make recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff. Works with patient medical information to conduct Drug Utilization Review (DUR) on all prescriptions and review clinical edits to ensure there is no adverse drug interaction. Maintains patient/resident database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies). Works with appropriate pharmacy technician in reconciling Controlled Substances Log(s) with inventory on hand and prescriptions dispensed to comply with state and federal regulations. Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators) customers. Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members in the medical record. Schedule may include weekend and/or nights.
Minimum qualifications include a Doctorate of Pharmacy. One - three years LTC Pharmacy experience. Current licensure in the State of Florida. IV clinical experience preferred. Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.