Staff Pharmacist
Location:
Fort Worth , Texas
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
16010082-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.


We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need


McKesson Specialty Health is looking for a Staff Pharmacist to work within in our Care Advantage Specialty Pharmacy in Fort Worth, TX. The shift is Monday - Friday 9:30 AM  - 6:30PM, no weekends.

 

Position Description

  • Performs the duties of a pharmacist working in a specialty pharmacy in compliance with policy and state/federal regulations.

  • Acts as supervising pharmacist when the pharmacy manager/PIC is not present in the pharmacy.

  • Works in cooperation with all other pharmacy departments.

  • Prepares and dispenses Specialty Pharmaceutical Product prescriptions/orders. Evaluates Specific Products Requirements and comprehensive drug data files to evaluate prescription orders for accuracy.

  • Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper authorizations and/or certifications. Re-checks all orders for accuracy before processing and shipping. Processes and fills orders in an accurate and timely manner as per Manufacturer directions, and preparing all orders within S.O.P and department guidelines/processes.

  • Checks all prescriptions for completeness. Calculates correct dosages based on specific directions.

  • Organizes and directs technician’s workflow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, doses, cycles and shipping specifications.

  • Provides professional product information and assistance to clinical staff(s), patients, Pharmacy Staff.

  • Participates in Clinical/Staff teaching and in-service programs. 

  • Verifies all inventory and expiry dates of products that are being dispensed. Verifies accurate temperature requirements.

  • Provides assistance and/or direction in the accurate filling, consolidation, and shipping of Specialty Product orders.

  • Prepares labels and directions for Specialty Product orders/prescriptions.

  • Maintains education information from Multiple Resources, remains abreast of new information. Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, disease states/ diagnosis, product usage, etc.

  • Prepares reports and monitoring activities as directed.

  • Maintains distributive, extemporaneous compounding, and clinical competency in compliance to policy and sufficient to meet  pharmacy standards for patient safety and effective therapy, including clinical monitoring, assessments, adherence and  compliance; compounds, dispenses and performs clinical activities to these standards

  • Ability to obtain prior authorizations and navigate third party prior authorization processes successfully

  • Ability to complete day end assignments – prints daily prescription  log and performs computer backup procedures daily

  • Ability to review drug-drug interactions and manage patient medication regimen accordingly

  • Delegates aspects of the practice of pharmacy to a pharmacy intern or pharmacy technician within the parameters of their job description

  • Implements policy and regulatory required record systems and processes for the pharmacy

  • Maintains compliance to company formulary

  • Practices the concept of clean claims through compliance to proper pharmacy billing procedures

  • Works with supervisory staff to continually develop and implement ideas for delivering high  quality, cost effective services

  • Participates in the pharmacy on call rotation as applicable

  • Works independently; demonstrates leadership in the practice of pharmacy; serves as a backup to the supervising pharmacist

  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments

  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures; developing and implementing new strategies and procedures (performance improvement) including best practices

  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures

 
 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
3-5 years Pharmacy experience


Critical Skills
Current pharmacist licensure in good standing in state of practice.
3-5 years experience performing the duties of a pharmacist working in a pharmacy in compliance with policy and state/federal regulations.
Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record which meets Company standards if required to drive.


Additional Knowledge & Skills
Specialty experience nice to have
Multiple State License preferred
 
 
Education
B.Pharm/PharmD; must be registered pharmacist in good standing with appropriate State Board of Pharmacy.


Physical Requirements
Employee must be able to stand, walk, sit, and reach outward on a frequent basis. The employee must be able to reach above shoulder, climb, and crawl, squat, kneel and bend. The employee must be able to frequently push/pull up to 15 lbs. and occasionally push/pull up to 50 lbs. The employee must be able to lift/carry up to 15 lbs frequently and up to 35 lbs occasionally. Specific vision requirements and abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
 


Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

 


A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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