REM Community Pharmacies
  • Richmond, IN, USA
  • PRN/Float

At REM Community Pharmacies, our purpose is to elevate the health and happiness of our communities. The Staff Pharmacist achieves this purpose by compounding and dispensing prescribed medications and by counseling patients on drug interactions, side effects, and proper prescribed usage.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Directs Pharmacy workers engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answers questions and provides information to Pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
  • Enters data such as patient name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain Pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory.
  • Assays medications to determine identity, purity, and strength.
  • Instructs interns and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to Pharmacy.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Current Pharmacist License (Must be in good standing)
  • Education and/or Experience B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm D.
  • Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of RX 30 system, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to   stand, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Analytical Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Maintains confidentiality.
  • Oral Communication Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions
  • Written Communication Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Adaptability Communicates changes effectively; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Delegation Delegates work assignments; Matches responsibility to the person.
  • Leadership Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
  • Quality Management Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen Understands business implications of decisions; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity Demonstrates knowledge of EEOC policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Ethics Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Attendance/Punctuality Is consistently at work and on time.

REM Community Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. This corporation does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotions practices are performed without regard to the listed above.

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