Pharmacist IV - Part Time - Long Term Care

  • Company: CVS Health
  • Location: Lodi, California
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 732840BR
Position Summary:
As an IV Pharmacist for Omnicare Pharmacy, a CVS Health Company, you will work in an exciting and dynamic environment, providing consistent and ongoing monitoring of all infusion patients. As part of the Infusion Pharmacy team, you will fully assess patients to determine appropriateness of therapy, high risk medications, allergies, and other indications or interactions. In this high impact position, you will collaborate with internal departments to deliver excellent care coordination with home health agencies, nursing facilities and physicians.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations, and sterile compounding guidelines.
  • Maintain all required IV documentation and clinical monitoring.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of prescriber/facility notification process for drug interaction, allergy, and other adverse patient safety situations.
  • Perform accurate dose calculations based on medication, patient condition, volume and administration rates. Program infusion pumps.
  • Demonstrate thorough competency of medication occurrence reporting process.
  • Have a deep understanding of the Omnicare Long Term Care Pharmacy/Home Infusion
  • Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual and internal pharmacy policies and procedures.
  • IV order processing only when technical support unavailable.
  • Answer drug-related questions as related to IV therapy and management in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with facility consultant pharmacists and clinical staff pharmacists regarding IV patient management.
  • Orient and provide competency assessment for all pharmacists who rotate from oral pharmacy to IV pharmacy and orient and assess competency on all IV technicians and infusion pump technicians, when appropriate; this includes making certain that all pharmacists and technicians rotating into the IV room have completed the approved Omnicare Infusion Training Program.
  • Excellent understanding of the GCPG, formulary initiatives, and Omnicare clinical programs.
  • Review consultant customer action request reports and other reports for facilities at which IV therapy is provided.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of infusion drugs and therapies and aseptic technique, as well as infusion devices, products, and supplies.
  • Attend continuing education seminars and annual meetings as provided to maintain clinical pharmacy skills.
  • On-call duties as required.
  • Varied shift

Required Qualifications:
  • Supervise IV and equipment management technicians.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current California Pharmacist license required.
  • Successful completion of the Omnicare Infusion Pharmacist Training Program

  • Management experience preferred.
  • IV experience preferred.

Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

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