The Per Diem Pharmacist ensures that our customers’ needs are met and exceeded delivering remarkable customer service and providing customers with exceptional product knowledge, efficient service and a friendly attitude.
The Per Diem Pharmacist works under the direction of the Pharmacy Manager to assist in pharmacy operations by providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care through filling prescriptions, providing clinical services, and counseling patients.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations (i.e. HIPAA).
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Provides customers with a remarkable shopping experience by greeting and thanking customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner, answering questions, assisting with locating products, and ringing up purchases as needed.
Accurately and efficiently prepares compounds and dispenses prescriptions for customers according to legal requirements (includes product selection, counting and measuring drugs, capping and uncapping vials and bottles and labeling of prescriptions).
Advises customers regarding instructions for medications prescribed by physicians and recommend use of OTC (over the counter) medications.
Reports prescription incidents to the Pharmacy Manager.
Verifies that prescription is from a licensed prescriber.
Participate in administering immunizations to all patients that are eligible per our standing immunization protocol.
Provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services, as prescribed and required.
Communicates with Pharmacy Manager on progress and policies of pharmacy department.
Keeps accurate records of all prescriptions dispensed in pharmacy computer system.
May photocopy specific prescriptions for additional record keeping; gives all subpoenas and legal requests to the Pharmacy Manager; obtains written release from patient before providing records or information.
Controls pharmacy inventory, re-orders medications as necessary.
Ensures that the pharmacy meets all company pharmacy policies and government regulations regarding the safety of medication, delivery, and storage.
Keeps abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs through participating in continuing education courses and reviewing pharmacy related literature.
Directs Pharmacy Technician, Interns or Clerks if Pharmacy Manager is not present.
Performs Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Clerk functions as needed.