University of Miami Oncology Pharmacist, PD, UHealth Kendall in Miami, Florida
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The Department of Pharmacy has an exciting opportunity for a Per diem Oncology Pharmacist to work at UHealth Kendall. The Pharmacist compounds and dispenses prescribed drugs in a healthcare facility environment. Also, an employee in this position transfers prescriptions, handles incoming physician calls, logs data into applicable databases, and performs drug utilization review.
Implements and maintains procedures for mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals, according to policies and legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal.
Compounds and dispenses medications, as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients.
Calculates the volume of medication required to produce the desired results to ensure proper dosages.
Assesses the identity, strength, and purity of medications.
Reviews prescriptions to ensure accuracy, ascertain the needed ingredients, and evaluate suitability.
Provides information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage.
Analyzes prescription trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent inappropriate usage or harmful interactions.
Maintains records, such as pharmacy and system files, patient profiles, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries for poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs.
Advises customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment, and healthcare supplies.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
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