PHARMACIST MANAGER (Salisbury, MD)
Exercise supervisory responsibility over pharmacy. Supervise professional, paraprofessional & support staff, such as pharmacist, pharmacy technician, intern, and/or student, including by training, assigning duties & providing input for performance evaluations. Ensure proper labor relations & conditions of employment are maintained. Evaluate & improve manual of policy & procedure. Assist with hiring of new pharmacists, technicians & cashier. Maintain employees’ required documents & continuation education records through Pharmcap website in accordance with law & regulation. Maintain drug inventory & financial book keeping to ensure profit.
Maintain compliance with company policies/procedures. Participate in company PI (process improvement) activities. Maintain computerized & paper records, such as records of transactions, patient profiles, inventories, & register of controlled drugs, to ensure control over & accountability for all drugs as required by state & federal laws & regulations and for legal & stock control purposes. Plan, implement, & maintain procedures for mixing, packaging, or labeling pharmaceuticals, according to policy & legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, & proper disposal. Document & report any medication errors to Pharmacist/Owner and to appropriate government body. Participate in review of procedures to ascertain causes of any errors & prevent recurrence.
Ensure legal operation of pharmacy, including meeting inspection and other requirements of state & federal laws & regulations governing pharmacy operations. Facilitate inspections by insurance company. Maintain accurate records of prescription transactions & submit appropriate claims for 3rd-party reimbursement.
Consult with physicians & nurses re: pharmaceutical questions. Advise physicians on formulary medications and cost-effective & innovative therapies. Assist patients & staff with pharmaceutical questions.
Instruct patients on proper use, maintenance & safety of DMEPOS items. Receive and verify prescriptions received as written, electronic or telephonic for accuracy, correctness & legitimacy. Guide Staff Pharmacist to maintain Medication Therapy Management through MIRIXA.
Dispense prescription medicines to public as prescribed by doctors & dentists. Compound & dispense medications by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients. Check to ensure proper medication is being dispensed in proper dosage & medicines are correctly & safely supplied & labeled. Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, incl. new drugs & their uses.
Oversee ordering & safe storage of medical products. Arrange delivery of prescription drugs to patients. Organize educational seminars.
Provide information & advice to patients regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, & proper medication storage. Advise customers on selection of medication brands, medical equipment, healthcare supplies. Provide medicine use reviews (mur) to help patients understand how their medicines work & why they have to take them, as well as prescription intervention service & diabetes screening service. Consistently look for ways to help people. Liaise with doctors and other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, & evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs & drug regimens. Answer pharmacy phones even when pharmacy is closed (pharmacy phone number will then connect to pharmacists’ cellphones) and open pharmacy if necessary in emergency.
Bachelor’s degree or higher sufficient to obtain license to practice pharmacy in Maryland, that is, either a U.S. degree in pharmacy from an institution accredited by the Maryland Board of Pharmacy or the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education, or a foreign degree in pharmacy if accompanied by certification from the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee. Must have five years of progressively responsible post-degree experience in an independent pharmacy as either a pharmacist or a pharmacy intern or trainee.
Forward cover letter/resume to Dipal Patel, President, Sai Swami Inc., d/b/a Shayona Pharmacy, 910 West Road, Salisbury, MD 21801.