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Pharmacist - Sterile Compounding

Company: AIS Healthcare
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

AIS Healthcare is the leading provider of Targeted Drug Delivery (TDD), Infusion Care and Ophthalmic solutions. With our diverse culture, and our values around Innovation, Stewardship, and Unity, we are committed to Advancing Quality, and Improving Lives. We are dedicated to doing more for our patients by providing quality products and services that enhance the entire care experience.This position is responsible for providing pharmacy services for the company and consumer through the appropriate evaluation of physician orders, compounding of sterile preparations, and safe dispensing of medications. The pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care, information and/or consultation to the patient and other healthcare professionals. The pharmacist may supervise the activities of pharmacy support personnel, as well as quality control and performance improvement procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's or PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy required.
    • Licensed Pharmacist in good standing with the state Board of Pharmacy required.
      • One year experience with intrathecal therapy or high risk sterile compounding preferred.
        • Experience with management of pharmacy support personnel preferred.
          ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Recognizes patients' rights and responsibilities and supports them in the performance of job duties; respects patient's rights to privacy and confidentiality.
            • Compounds patient specific sterile preparations for dispensing using aseptic technique.
              • Reviews, processes, and checks physician orders and patient medication profiles.
              • Maintains knowledge of USP chapter to assure the quality, sterility, and stability of compounded sterile preparations.
              • Uses available resources to gather information on drugs, equipment, and patient monitoring.
              • Assists in the maintenance and cleaning of pharmacy work areas and the completion of quality control and performance improvement procedures as requested by the pharmacy manager.
              • Verifies syringe orders and compounds based on physicians' instructions.
              • Prepares sterile medications for patient use assuring accuracy and sterility.
              • Processes prescriptions with quality checks to ensure appropriateness and accuracy.
              • Collaborates with other employees/departments to aid in directing work flow and assist in inventory control.
              • Follows up with prescribers regarding missing information on deficient prescriptions.
                • Garb (dress) into appropriate and distinctive cleanroom attire before entering the compounding area. This includes a full coverall with integrated hood, goggles, gloves, shoe covers, and a facemask in an effort to obtain 100% skin coverage.
                  • Participates in initial training and competencies as well as ongoing training associated with the performance of job duties.
                    • Acts as a resource and consultant to physicians, referral sources, and consumers regarding potential adverse reactions, and interactions, related to drugs dispensed.
                    • Acts as the AIS patient care coordinator with outside nursing agencies; coordinates with nursing personnel regarding patient care, drug delivery, and clinical assessment.
                    • Directly supervises pharmacy support personnel in the appropriate compounding, packaging, and labeling of compounded sterile products.
                    • Maintains appropriate documentation of the care delivered to consumers and of drug prescriptions and compounding as described in the Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual and as mandated by individual State Board requirements.
                    • Assists with employee orientation and preceptorship as needed.
                    • Operates electric or manual pallet jack to move product and pallets throughout the facility's shipping/receiving area.
                    • Completes assigned paperwork/documents as directed in a timely manner.
                      • Shares knowledge gained with other staff members and works as a team member.
                        • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner.
                          • Performs other job related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
                            • Knowledge of laminar air flow theory and knowledge of drug stability and incompatibility.
                              • Must be able to fully comply with garbing requirements outlined in the essential duties and responsibilities section as well as in company policies and procedures for extended periods of time.
                                • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees, referral sources, physicians, and consumers.
                                  • Knowledgeable of current clinical issues, industry practice standards, and accreditation standards and ability to incorporate these standards into daily practice.
                                    • Demonstrates extreme attention to detail and accuracy.
                                      • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
                                        • Mathematic proficiency.
                                          • Strong analytical skills.
                                            • Knowledge and use of repeater pump, analytical balance, and hot plate.
                                              • Good personal hygiene.
                                                • Must follow all personnel hygiene and gowning requirements as outlined in USP .
                                                  • Basic computer proficiency and knowledge in the use of Microsoft applications.Steps to Apply:Complete the required Culture Index Candidate Assessment (Directions to follow below in this job posting, so please read in its entirety). *** No application will be considered if the applicant does not follow instructions and complete the assessment as part of the application process.Culture Index Candidate AssessmentWhy does AIS utilize the Culture Index Assessment?
                                                    • We recognize how important our employees are to the success of our company. Our company continues to thrive due to a culture of teamwork and our ability to match potential hires with positions that best utilize their natural traits and skillsets. AIS utilizes the Culture Index Candidate Assessment surveys to help us select the best match for our positions.How can I complete the assessment?
                                                      • Copy and paste the following link into your browser and press enter. Then, select the corresponding position for which you are applying. (Only one assessment per candidate is required.) The assessment is brief, taking less than ten minutes to complete.portal.cultureindex.com/public/survey/general/0BFB8F0000
                                                        • AIS HealthCare--- is the leading provider of advanced sterile, patient-specific intrathecal pump medications and in-home intravenous infusion, including immune globulin therapies. These services, combines with your advanced nursing and care coordination solutions, assist physicians and hospitals in delivering a superior level of care for optimal therapeutic outcomes.
                                                        • We offer a wonderful work culture, looking for an impact player who is positive, earnest and hardworking

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