Responsible for directing pharmacy activities at the branch level, supervising and developing pharmacy staff, and performing patient care duties.
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, Coram Policies and Procedures (P&P) and standards of accrediting body.
Obtains, interprets and evaluates all physician medication orders for therapeutic appropriateness, cost effectiveness, accuracy, safety and completeness.
Performs accurate computer order-entry, labeling and dispensing in accordance with Coram P&P and state board of pharmacy regulations.
Accurately compounds and checks compounded sterile products according to Coram P&P.
Provides training, guidance, clinical and corporate updates and coaching to pharmacy employees.
Manages the implementation of new clinical programs and or marketing activities to physicians, nursing agencies and referral sources.
Verifies accuracy of dispensing, medical and laboratory data, progress notes and other required monitoring log data, including all quality assurance documentation.
Coordinates and directs the activities of pharmacy under the direction of the Branch Manager and in accordance with Board of Pharmacy regulations.
Serves as point of contact for all pharmacy based billing and reimbursement questions.
Develops and recommends changes in branch processes to ensure efficient workflow to allow for the effective medication and supply delivery.
Ensures the timely and accurate completion of tasks.
Initiates, reviews and updates all required documentation per Coram P&P.
Accurately maintains all legally required records.
Serves as Pharmacist in Charge unless otherwise approved by National Director of Pharmacy and branch manager.
Communicates clinical and technical information and monitoring to other members of healthcare team and patient when appropriate.
Determines in conjunction with branch management team patient acceptance, product selection, device selection and supply management.
Directly supervises all pharmacy personnel in their duties and responsibilities.
Conducts performance appraisals on selection, promotion, merit increases and employee discipline.
Assures staff compliance with all corporate initiatives, policies and procedures.
Schedules pharmacy staffing, on call staffing and completion of pharmacy staffing model.
Oversees payroll for pharmacy staff.
Follows established procedures for drug and supply procurement.
Maintains or supervises the maintenance of appropriate inventory levels and ensures use of preferred products per Coram formulary.
Maintains procedures for appropriate security of all legend items, including controlled substances.
Complies with the Company's policy on the allowable clean room garb and dress code requirements.
Participates in and coordinates on-call responsibilities as needed.
Bachelors or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college or university.
Current license to practice pharmacy in state of employment.
Coordinates performance improvement activities, educational programs and departmental/branch meetings.
Assists the Branch Manager in resolution of all customer complaints related to the provision of pharmaceutical care.
Coordinates the branch assessment process as related to the pharmacy department.
Communicates appropriately with all members of the branch and healthcare team.
Assists in and oversees the training and orientation of new employees.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
B.S. or doctorate of pharmacy degree is required.
It's a new day in health care.
Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we're pioneering a bold new approach to total health. Coram CVS/specialty infusion services is a leading national provider of specialty home infusion and specialty pharmacy services providing infusion therapies and services to over 20,000 patients each month.
We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.
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