American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Hospital Pharmacist

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Mobridge Regional Hospital
Mobridge, South Dakota, United States
15 days ago

Description

The hospital pharmacist is responsible and accountable with the duty of organizing and providing pharmaceutical services to all hospital services and disciplines. This pharmacist is responsible for scheduling and supervising two Pharmacy Technicians working in the department. The hospital pharmacist reports directly to the organization's CEO.

Processes all requests for patient health information received within the facility.

  • Check floor stock and medications in all areas of the hospital
  • Maintain automatic dispensing unit’s inventory and expiration dates.
  • Assume specific inventory responsibilities as directed.
  • Fill and price requisitions for other services or departments
  • Enter charges and credits into the computer system.
  • Unit dose and bar code medications
  • Process invoices and purchase orders.
  • Maintain shelf stock in the hospital pharmacy and record cards as applicable.
  • Check and shelve incoming supplies
  • Code and/or price miscellaneous charges, maintain pricing changes
  • Participates in a number of specific committees and required meetings.
  • Attends the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee meetings.
  • Responsible for Quality Assurance metrics and meeting attendance.
  • Presents reports and information at Med Staff meetings.
  • Attend and make reports at leadership meetings within the organization.
  • Maintains the electronic pharmacy formulary in Cerner (EMR system).
  • Collaborates with e-Pharmacy for verification of orders.
  • Processes all requests for patient pharmaceutical health information received within the facility.
  • Maintains Ominicell cabinets.
  • Demonstrates an understanding that patients, medical providers, visitors, and other hospital employees are customers.
  • Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation procedures and internal/external disaster plans and procedures.

Is responsible for the 340B program which is a US federal government program created in 1992 that requires drug manufacturers to provide outpatient drugs to eligible health care organizations and covered entities at significantly reduced prices. The intent of the program is to allow covered entities to "stretch scarce federal resources as far as possible, reaching more eligible patients and providing more comprehensive services." Maintaining services and lowering medication costs for patients is consistent with the purpose of the program.

Specific responsibilities regarding the 340B Program include:

  • Maintain up to date policies and procedures on the 340B Program
  • Develop process to limit liability and provide for proper audits.
  • Monitor and audit state Medicaid claims to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure facilities maintain adherence to 340Bprogram regulations and guidelines.
  • Evaluates patient eligibility for qualified and non-qualified patients in hospital-based mixed-use areas and clinics by reviewing patient medical record, insurance plans and hospital status.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management, compliance review, and operations of clinic administered medications in eligible locations, mixed-use areas managed by split-billing software, outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by an owned pharmacy and outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by a contract 340 B pharmacy.
  • Manages and tracks 340B drug inventory, including proper replenishment.

 
Works directly with manufacturers, as well as through Group Purchasing Organization and peer professional relationships, to determine companies that are contracting with inpatient facilities to offer 340B or equivalent pricing and develops strategies to maximize such participation
 

Successful applicant will need to complete the online Company Application and attach a current CV which will be considered by the CEO. Once hired the new Hospital Pharmacist will have the opportunity for extensive training with our retiring pharmacist to allow for the best possible outcome.



Requirements

Interested applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or a Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD, meeting South Dakota State requirements of Pharmacist licensure and Registration.

This position requires attention to detail and accurate documentation, maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information. Must have a basic clinical knowledge of pharmacokinetics and pharmacology.

Full benefit package is available with this position. Please contact Human Resources for specific questions regarding the plans available (605) 845-8171.


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Job Information

  • Job ID: 63907797
  • Location:
    Mobridge, South Dakota, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Mobridge Regional Hospital
  • Position Title: Hospital Pharmacist
  • Job Function: Pharmacist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

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