Job Description

Job Title: Operations Pharmacist CW
Job ID: 707223
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Provider Svcs
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 215 Beecham Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205

Description

Purpose:
Perform specific activities as they relate to the preparation and distribution of parenteraladmixtures and supplies to provide safe and effective home infusion therapy. Supervise pharmacy technicians during daily activities. Assist with picking products, assign equipment and accessories, and ensure timeliness of deliveries. This position will work the night shift,10PM-8:30AM Sunday through Wednesday. 

Responsibilities:
  • Assure SPS is neat and clean to minimize risk of entry of particles into the clean room.
  • Assure complete and accurate paperwork and documentation for all controlled substances.
  • Assure compliance to all Sterile Product Suite Quality Control policies and procedures and professional standards (ASHP and USP).
  • Assure correct infusion control device is dispensed and programmed with patient orders.
  • Assure product is packaged in temperature sensitive container and labels with patient name.
  • Assure timely printing and distribution of batch records/labels.
  • Attend regular staff meetings to gather and disseminate information.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in accordance with Chartwell's Core Values.
  • Check admixtures for accurate reconstitution, dosing, labeling, storage requirements.
  • Check supply orders for accuracy in selection of individual products and quantities.
  • Compare initial orders and changes in orders to Clinical Pharmacist prescription to verify accuracy of pickslip for delivery.
  • Coordinate and prioritize preparations of therapies with operations staff.
  • Coordinate daily work schedule for Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Coordinate with other staff members when planning and organizing Pharmacy services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively and maintain expected productivity.
  • Direct the work flow of technicians to assure timely production and appropriate time management of technical staff.
  • Dispense from stock solution bottles and annotates controlled substance perpetual inventory with correct information.
  • Display a neat, clean, and professional appearance at all times.
  • Document batch records with correct product codes to assure accurate inventory control.
  • Ensure all appropriate auxiliary labels attached.
  • Establish positive working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Fulfill the duties of the Pharmacy Technician when required.
  • Handle customer complaints in a fair and empathetic manner.
  • Maintain clinical skills and knowledge of pharmacotherapy by reviewing literature and attending in-services, seminars, and conferences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Make sure that work meets quality standards.
  • Match admixed product to supply orders annotation pickslip with batch record number.
  • Meet expectations for customer satisfaction and anticipates customer needs.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement Program.
  • Participate in inventory control by placing products on order log when appropriate and/or inform warehouse assistant or Materials Management Supervisor.
  • Participate in inventory control process as key member to assure clean room compliance to procedures.
  • Participate in orientation/training programs for new personnel and current staff.
  • Print report, prescription records and prescription logs as it pertains to required operational flow policy and procedures and pharmacy regulations.
  • Promote Chartwell Pennsylvania culture by providing quality, comprehensive services to all customers through a team approach.
  • Pull, assign, stock equipment when needed.
  • Record all clean room, admixture mistakes on waste log. Record all admixed, non-dispensed product which cannot be utilized on compounded waste log accomplished by batch record copy. Work with appropriate personnel to assure allocation of waste to appropriate account.
  • Review batch record, select proper drug/solution, annotate batch record with lot numbers and prioritize admixtures compounding according to operational demand.
  • Review refrigerator, and shelve for non-dispensed medications and communicates findings to appropriate reimbursement and clinical staff.
  • Set high goals or standards of performance for self.
  • Show pride in work.
  • Understand and adhere to all applicable State, local and federal laws and/or regulations-company policies and procedures-external accreditation/review standards
  • Work with appropriate personnel to assure adequate inventory of items dispensed is present at all times.
  • Work with appropriate personnel to assure supplies and admixtures are ready for delivery as time commitments dictate.

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree or Pharmacy degree in Pharmacy required. 
  • 2 years in home infusion therapy with a strong products background is preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal skills required. 
  • Maintain current license by completing appropriate continuing education requirements. 
  • Must be flexible with work schedule. 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Pharmacist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $40.99 to $66.19

Union Position: No

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