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Pharmacist in North Chicago at Collabera

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities*
• Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine drug products needed
• Review and assess therapy for each patient’s prescription to determine therapeutic appropriateness
• Interact with pharmacy technicians and other clinicians to coordinate medication preparation and delivery
• Counsel patients regarding patient medication and administration of drugs, answering questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage or pharmaceuticals
• Interact with patients, physicians, and third party insurance providers
• Directs pharmacy technicians engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals
• Provide clinical and pharmaceutical education and in-service training for staff, and instructs interns and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to pharmacy.
• Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
• Disinfect and clean returned medical devices. Processes medical device returns and conducts functional testing on devices as appropriate
• Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with all federal, state and local regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy as well as HIPAA policies and procedures
• Other projects or tasks as assigned

Qualifications:
• Bachelor or PharmD degree in Pharmacy from an accredited pharmacy program is required
• Licensure in the State of Illinois required
• Two years experience as a Registered Pharmacist pharmacy preferred. Experience in specialty pharmacy, infusion pharmacy, or hospital pharmacy preferred
• Must be comfortable interacting with patients and health care providers to provide drug
information, advice and counseling
• Must be willing and able to handle on-call rotations for after-hours patient coverage
• Must have professional communication skills

Job Requirements

Compliance, Quality Assurance, Training