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Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Pharmacist, Flexi in Chesapeake, Virginia

The Pharmacist is responsible for providing prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals as needed for adequate patient care according to professional standards and practices. Additionally, the Pharmacist monitors the drug therapy of patients, and advises/consults patients and families, as well as medical and nursing staff concerning drug therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.

  • Receive and transcribe prescription drug orders and file them in the correct location

  • Review written prescriptions to ensure that the prescription does not result in overdose, toxicity, or other hazards if filled as prescribed

  • Package and label pharmaceuticals following the established policies and procedures

  • Advise and consult with patients and families regarding medication use, dangers, side effects, and drug composition as requested

  • Check supplies of drugs, pharmaceuticals, and IV admixtures regularly, keeping supervisor informed of stock discrepancies or needs

  • Dispense and maintain appropriate records for controlled drugs

  • Fill patient prescriptions as ordered

  • Check and fill paramedic drug and IV boxes regularly

  • Maintain established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety, environmental, and infection control protocols

  • Keep abreast of Pharmacy tends and techniques to ensure quality care is provided to patients of all ages

  • Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, and in-services

  • Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary to ensure patient care

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Required Education: Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy

    Experience: Inpatient pharmacy experience is preferred

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Applicant must be licensed to work as a Pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.