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Outpatient Pharmacist - Pharmacy - Monroe (Open)

Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Monroe
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

This job compounds and dispenses medications and pharmaceutical supplies upon receipt of written, electronic or oral prescriptions from physicians or other qualified practitioners. Oversees the day-to-day activities of the technical and clerical pharmacy staff and, when the manager is absent, also serves as the manager on duty, and makes professionally appropriate decisions. Works with the clinical staff to manage the complex drug therapies of Specialty Medication and Transplant patients. Provides drug information and patient education to physicians, patients and other health care workers and maintains all minimum standards as designated by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.
EducationRequired - Bachelor's DegreePreferred - Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
Work ExperienceRequired -1 year experience working with standard pharmacy and office equipment
Experience working in a Retail / Community Pharmacy
CertificationsRequired -Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Louisiana, or eligibility for licensureKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
    Job Duties
    • Provides immunizations.
    • Provides medication therapy management.
    • Compounds and/or dispenses medications and other extemporaneous products for outpatients, while also reviewing, interpreting and clarifying prescriptions for accuracy.
    • Provides information on drugs, their characteristics, dosages, indications, adverse reactions, etc. to medical staff.
    • Oversees technical and clerical staff on a day to day basis as required in the preparations and delivery of medications.
    • Actively participates in the planning and development of new projects and assists in developing / updating departmental policies and procedures.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge and ensure all licensures and certifications are up-to-date.
    • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
      Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
      Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.
      This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.
      The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
      Physical and Environmental Demands
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

      Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

      The incumbent works with patient who have known or suspected communicable diseases and my enter isolation rooms. The incumbent has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.There is potential to encounter hazardous medications and hazardous waste.Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Monroe , Outpatient Pharmacist - Pharmacy - Monroe (Open), Healthcare , Monroe, Louisiana

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