Pharmacist in Charge
Job Type
Full-time
Description

ProxsysRx is currently recruiting for a Pharmacist-in-Charge for HMC Pharmacy at Holyoke Medical Center. This is a unique opportunity to practice outpatient pharmacy in a model that integrates the pharmacy into the patient care transition model. The Pharmacist-in-Charge ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations for a single pharmacy, compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, and directly manages all professional and support staff.


Responsibilities

  • Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, if applicable.
  • Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
  • Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, if applicable.
  • Directs pharmacy workers engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Actively engages patients and clients with respect to program integrations offered by the pharmacy.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
  • Instructs pharmacists and other pharmacy personnel on matters pertaining to pharmacy, and maintains correct pharmacist to technician per state and federal law.
  • Maintains awareness of third party-party systems and resolves rejection problems promptly, resubmits rejected claims for payment on a timely basis.
  • Reports prescription errors immediately and adheres to company policy regarding medication incidents.
  • Maintains awareness of loss prevention controls and procedures to identify and minimize profit loss.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with physicians and other health care professionals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises pharmacy staff in accordance with company policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, and training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Benefits

  • Day shift hours. Closed on weekends.
  • Generous PTO policy and paid holidays.
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Company paid short term and long term disability.
  • Company paid employee life insurance.
  • 401(k) with company matching contributions.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD.
  • Minimum of 2 years of retail pharmacy manager experience.
  • Current licenses in good standing to practice pharmacy in the state of Massachusetts. 
  • Ability to supervise pharmacy staff in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
  • Excellent customer service skills.