Family Health Services
  • 22-Sep-2017 to 21-Nov-2017 (MST)
  • Twin Falls, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Other

SUMMARY:
Responsible for the operation of the clinic pharmacy department in accordance with the goals and objectives of Family Health Services and within the framework of the professional standards of care and legal requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or a Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited school or college of pharmacy. An Idaho State Pharmacy License in good standing. Experience in retail pharmacy.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Understanding of federal and state pharmacy regulations and requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of ordering, inventory and cost management activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in pharmacy processing software.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  1. Assures that clinics maintain standards of pharmacy practice equal to or above those accepted by professional ethics and federal/state regulatory agencies.
  2. Provides in-service training for pharmacy personnel or other clinic personnel as related to pharmaceutical issues.
  3. Performs the duties of a pharmacist, including dispensing prescriptions and counseling patients on their medications.
  4. Reviews charts per OBRA requirements.
  5. Assures the maintenance and safekeeping of pharmacy records.
  6. Utilizes and supervises pharmacy technicians/assistants as appropriate, with the pharmacist assuming final responsibility for work performed by the staff.
  7. The pharmacist only delegates duties or activities to the staff as allowed by law and polices/procedures.
  8. Provides appropriate instructions/education for pharmacy staff.
  9. Maintains accurate records of all narcotics and other controlled substances as required by federal and state law.
  10. Oversees the clinic medication formulary.
  11. Maintains a cost effective pharmacy inventory.
  12. Supervises the ordering of medications and supplies for pharmacy and clinic departments within the guidelines of the clinic formulary.
  13. Administers the 340B program.
  14. Administers sliding fee schedule as appropriate for the pharmacy.
  15. Places medication orders for routine and special-orders as warranted.
  16. Member of the clinic provider teams to discuss clinical and pharmaceutical topics affecting patient care.
  17. Provides drug and pharmacy information, as needed and requested, to medical providers and other clinic personnel.
  18. Participates in quality assurance programs and projects supporting the vision and mission of the pharmacy and clinic.
  19. Assists with training and orientation of new pharmacy employees and students.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

SAFETY:
Family Health Services enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment. Each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements, participating in emergency response tasks as requested, and serving on safety committees and teams as requested. In addition, employees must accept the responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves and others by adhering to all written and verbal instructions, promptly reporting and/or correcting allhazards or unsafe conditions, and providing feedback to supervisors and management on all safety issues.

COMPLIANCE (MEDICARE):
Family Health Services is committed to the very highest standards of ethics and integrity. It is our policy to properly determine the accuracy of reporting and billing our services in accordance with the rules, laws and regulations of FHS, the state government, and the federal government. FHS employees will do their part to ensure accurate documenting and billing practices, participate in compliance trainings and will identify and report any concerns or activities that may violate these standards.

Each employee will be trained on the FHS Medicare Compliance Plan and the Standards of Conduct and asked to sign a Conflict of Interest Statement at hire and annually thereafter. A copy of the Medicare Compliance Plan and the FHS Standards of Conduct are available on the FHS home page under the Compliance tab.

PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (PCMH):
Family Health Services is committed to providing our patients with the highest standards of care by becoming recognized as patient centered medical home. FHS staff is expected to participate in this process by being an active and willing PCMH team member. Specific duties and expectations may vary and will be identified by position and site.

PROCEDURE COMPLIANCE:
Employee must read and understand the general and specific operational, safety, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to this job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. No or very limited physical effort required. No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

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