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Pharmacist - Per Diem - Somerville

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Somerville
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. SUMMARY Under general supervision of the Chief Pharmacist (or pharmacy supervisor) and in accordance with Atrius Health policies and procedures, federal and state laws and regulations, and pharmacy professional standards, prepares, compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical items to patients. Responsible for all aspects of site pharmacy operations including workflow, prescription processing, inventory management, financial profitability, payroll management, and security with emphasis on ensuring Service Excellence for patients. Oversees and develops the daily activities of support personnel, maintains highest day to day pharmacy operations standards, and continuously monitors to ensure best practice behaviors within the Atrius Health environment. Performs essential responsibilities of the supervisor in their absence. Reports unusual problems and issues that require assistance to supervisor for advice and counsel. Works with supervisor to improve site pharmacy processes and business metrics that enhance patient care, integrate technology and initiatives, and align operations. Works with a great sense of urgency, provides exemplary patient service, maximizes positive patient outcomes, promotes one team culture, and demonstrates professionalism in all their interactions. Maintains quality control and documents safety reports needed to support effective and safe operations. Collaborates with pharmacy personnel, physicians, and other clinical department staff to deliver safe and optimal drug therapy. Works rotating shifts to meet patient and business needs. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Graduate of accredited school of Pharmacy; Pharm D or Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy required. Must currently be a Registered Pharmacist in the state of Massachusetts with an active pharmacist license without restrictions from the MA Board of Pharmacy. Must complete 20 Continuing Education (CE) credits per calendar year as required by Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy and in accordance with Pharmacy Staff License Monitoring and Maintenance of Credentials Policy. Must not be listed on the Exclusion Database List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) maintained by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). Immunization certified required. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE Three years' experience in high volume retail pharmacy preferred. SKILLS Must possess working knowledge of pharmacy operations and cash handling experience. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required. Must be team oriented and demonstrate excellent customer service skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills when interacting with patients and colleagues. Strong computer skills are required. Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook. All Pharmacy Department applicants, (excluding Clinical Pharmacy) who are offered a job with Atrius Health will be tested for drugs as part of the post job offer employment screening process. Any applicant who tests positive for illegal drug use will not be hired. While Atrius Health cannot force a candidate to take a drug test, refusing to take the test may result in a rescinded offer of employment. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Benefits Include: Up to 8% company retirement contribution, Generous Paid Time Off 10 paid holidays, Paid professional development, Generous health and welfare benefit package. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the statePDN-95697b4e-8801-450d-ab0b-43f37dbb7325

Keywords: Atrius Health, Somerville , Pharmacist - Per Diem - Somerville, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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