Centene Corporation Pharmacist - PRN/Per Diem - As needed) in Houston, Texas
Coordinate and assist in managing and participating in pharmacy services, including compounding and dispensing of medications, quality assurance and clinical monitoring activities.
Participate in decisions regarding the pharmaceutical services within assigned scope including:
Assessing the patient's general pharmaceutical needs
Planning for the pharmaceutical services provision
Participating in the overall plan of care
Participating in the overall quality assessment and improvement plan
Receive physician prescription orders and evaluate the appropriateness of these orders for dosage, drug choice, potential drug interactions, route of administration and stability
Supervise the filling, receiving, compounding, and dispensing activities involved in providing finished product to the patient
Ensure that the patient chart is complete for allergies, height, weight, current and past medical history, clinical laboratory results and concurrent medications (including over-the-counter or home remedy medications)
Ensure that when necessary, laboratory tests have been ordered and the results are obtained and discussed with the nurse and the physician
Provide patient counseling, education, and monitoring
Ensure safety of patients and personnel by exercising good pharmacy practice in the process of drug therapy instructions to the patient
Determine remaining doses on hand to manage inventory and avoid waste
Provide clinical interventions
Assess responses to therapy, patient compliance, and ongoing review of drug regimens; report and manage adverse events
Assist the physician, nurse and patient with clinical and technical support
Document all communication with physicians, nurses and patients in the patient chart
Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of all necessary paperwork required by state and federal agencies as well as the Joint Commission
Assist the Pharmacy Manager in implementing new procedures
Assist in the training and supervision of Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Interns and other pharmacy personnel
Participate in Performance Improvement Projects
Assist in providing in-service programs to nursing and pharmacy personnel on any aspect of drug therapy
Attend and/or complete education and training programs
Review literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy
Complete all competency/skills assessment requirements
Participate in on-call schedule
Perform other tasks as determined by the Pharmacist-In-Charge
Education/Experience : Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and 3+ years of mail order, retail or hospital pharmacy experience OR Pharm D.
Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s Pharmacist license and license at other states as required.
This is a PRN/Per Diem role on an as needed basis.
Availability needed between 8am - 6:30pm M-F
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
TITLE: Pharmacist - PRN/Per Diem - As needed)
LOCATION: Houston, Texas
COMPANY: Clinical & Care Management
POSITION TYPE: Both
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