IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY YOU MUST CONTACT PERMANENT HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES DIRECTLY.
The incumbent of this position will provide specialized pharmaceutical services to include advising physicians on matters pertaining to drug usage and control within assigned hospital locations; and participate in the development and delivery of continuing education programs for Pharmacy, Patient Care Services, Medical staff and students.
Essential Function (Not All Inclusive):
Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including but not limited to, advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and their side effects,as well as assisting in the prescription of appropriate doses;
Coordinates the activities of assigned pharmacy technicians engaged in the preparation, labeling and delivery of medications and other pharmaceutical supplies in accordance with physicians’ prescriptions; Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and controlled drugs and the maintenance of required records; Maintains liaison relationships with medical and nursing staff; Provides timely information pertaining to pharmaceutical supplies, drug usage and compatibility, state and federal regulation regarding drug controls, and Joint Commission Standards; Conducts and evaluates medication histories, assess compliance and suggest modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes; Instruct patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs and make Patient Care Rounds with physicians to evaluate patient progress; Individualizes medication regimens using sound principles, accounting for pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination with responsibility for establishing and continually improving the delivery of pharmaceutical Care to patients within areas of direct responsibility and assisting
others in the department with the same; Perform other related duties as assigned.
Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy; Two years of clinical experience or acceptable board certification; Must be currently licensed as a pharmacist in the Virgin Islands.
Commensurate with experience (Base on Allied Health Pay Plan)