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Memphis, TN
Full-time


This position is responsible for overall operations and the provision of Pharmacy Services for Memphis Health Center, Inc. The position includes directing, implementing and monitoring the provision and integration of quality pharmaceutical services to meet MHC objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the hiring, supervision of pharmacy staff in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Services Coordinator; use of judgment in dispensing medications to patients; and providing information regarding the interaction of the medical and nursing staff.
  • Direct and implement pharmacy services to meet established departments objectives. Always keep CMO informed of activities, needs, and issues of concern.
  • Provides input on policies and procedures by Chief Medical Officer & Chief Financial Officer within the designated time required.
  • Monitor charge capture systems and ensures timely processing of patient; monitors and conducts a minimum of three charge audits annually.
  • Analyze, summarize and/or review data; reports findings, interpret results and/or makes recommendations.
  • Compound, mix and prepare medicines and preparations according to prescriptions written by authorized medical practitioners.
  • Order and maintain inventory of drugs, chemicals, or other controlled substances and ensures their security.
  • Supervise subordinate personnel including; hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, and monitoring and evaluation performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions in conjunction with the Clinical Services Coordinator.
  • Adhere to Code of Ethics of the American Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Fill physician orders or prescriptions according to departmental policy and procedures with no more than two (2) medication errors per year.
  • When filling prescriptions, verify that Medicaid card is current and valid.
  • Fills provider’s orders or prescriptions according to department policy and procedure with no more than two (2) medication errors per year.
  • When filling prescriptions, verifies that insurance card is current and valid.
  • Fill prescriptions within forty (40) minutes of pharmacy receipt as documented by monthly prescription processing audit.
  • Complies with all laws and regulations relating to pharmacy administrations in the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy Law, rules and regulations.
  • Ensure the accurateness of the wholesaler order. Calls in shortage/overage or problems to wholesaler within 24 hours of checking order and stocking shelf.
  • Assists in ensuring adequate stock is available by coordinating restock with Pharmacist.
  • Review physician Rx and contacts providers immediately to warn of drug interactions as documented on physician written prescription.
  • Contact physician concerning unusual dosages, routes, or strengths in medication order with no more than two (2) failures to contact and document per year.
  • Adheres to the professional Code of Ethics of the American Pharmaceutical Association.
  • Counsels patients concerning medication directions, side effects, special precautions, etc., as necessary in a way that is clearly understandable and meets all federal and state law.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Licensed as a Pharmacist in the state of Tennessee.
  • Prior management or supervisory experience preferred.

We offer competitive pay and benefits for all full-time employees. Our comprehensive benefits include health, dental and vision insurance. Company paid life insurance, voluntary disability insurance and a rich paid time off program. Our agency is also designated as a “student loan forgiveness site” for qualifying positions.

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