Consultant Pharmacist - (Part-Time) Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland

Pharmerica Corporation Columbia, MD
PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica is recruiting a Consultant Pharmacist to join our team.

The Consultant Pharmacist will provide pharmaceutical services to long term care residents in a manner that maximizes quality and patient safety. Will manage appropriate drug therapy and review of patient medical charts in accordance with federal and state regulations and PharMerica policy servicing in and around the areas of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia..

Essential Functions:

* Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability. Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate.

* Reviews the drug regimen and clinical indicators of each resident as assigned at least monthly and reports any irregularities to the Director of Nursing, Administrator and the attending physicians with a written report of findings and recommendations.

* Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members.

* Knowledge of pharmacy laws and federal and state regulations concerning long-term care.

* Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

* Knowledge of pharmaceutical care practices for long term care residents.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Doctorate.

* Current license in the District of Columbia required.

* One year experience in acute, long-term care or home health preferred.

* IV clinical experience preferred.

* Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

* Must be willing to travel 100%.

* Must be able to work 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.


* Ability to lift patient charts repetitively.

* Ability to stand for long periods of time.

* Good customer service skills.

* Ability to learn and understand state and federal regulations for long-term care.

* Understand of formulary management.


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