The Pharmacy Nurse must follow established standards of nursing practices to implement facility policies and procedures related to medication administration. Must be able to show attention to detail in medications and be knowledgeable about medications. Knowledge and experience with MARS and reconciliation process. Maintain adequate inventories, order supplies to maintain stock levels, receive and place orders in stock. Deliver medications to nursing units in timely manner. Perform clerical duties consistent with maintaining pharmacy records. Maintain accurate records of the destruction of expired medications. Conduct inspections for acceptable sanitation conditions of medication storage. Conduct inspections for expired medications. Monitor inventory on emergency drug kits. Order, receive and store medications accurately and appropriately. Participate in family education programs. Attend staff meetings, interdisciplinary team meetings, rehabilitation meetings, In-service classes and committee meetings as assigned. Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility information. Follow discharge / transfer procedures related to medication transfer providers. Obtain continuing education required to maintain licensure or certification. Competently perform basic nursing skills.
2-3 years of experience with long term care, MARS, and reconciliation preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent
Current Tennessee State LPN license
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