Shields Health Solutions
  • 25-Jul-2017 to 23-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Worcester, MA, USA
  • Full Time

Business overview: 

One of the fastest growing companies in America, Shields Health Solutions partners with hospital leaders on every aspect of specialty pharmacy creation and management. The company provides the fastest, lowest risk model for Hospital leaders to create a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy business, whether starting from scratch or adding specialty capabilities to a hospital's existing pharmacy programs.  

General description:
The Company is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter who is looking for a challenging career with a fast-growing company in the specialty pharmacy management services space. Applicant must hold a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and be a licensed Pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are seeking Pharmacists with extensive experience. Applicant should be results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality. A natural forward-planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, well-presented, professional and comfortable in dealing with others both in-person and on the phone. Critical to this position is a person who is able to work well under deadlines and time pressures. Applicant must be reliable, tolerant, and determined; an empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view. Most importantly, person must be able to work as a member of a close-knit team.
Job Purpose:
Provides integrated support to patients and physicians by providing a 'hands-on" approach to total quality patient care through the delivery of a full continuum of medication administration from preparing medications to giving pharmacological information to monitoring patient drug therapies and providing adherence support.
Specific skills/qualifications:
Skills: Analyze information, administer medication accurately, exercise good judgment, possess strong verbal communication skills, have deep knowledge of pharmacology developments and FDA health regulations, able to manage processes, exhibit strong technical and clinical skills, excellent leader and manager of people, constant focus on legal compliance, highly productive, quality focused, maniacal attention to detail, highly computer proficient ( knowledge of the "Rx30" software system a plus )
Traits: Organized, high-integrity, attention to detail, dependable, quality focus, empathetic, good listener/communicator
Other: Energetic, highly motivated, team player with strong personal and communication skills; discretion and confidentiality essential as position deals with highly sensitive and private data

Job Duties:

  • Prepares and dispenses medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities;
  • Medication therapy management, including reviewing and monitoring of medication regimens, advising clinicians on evidence based therapy as indicated, documenting interventions;
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying prescriptions; care coordination, identifying and resolving insurance related issues, recognizing situations where financial assistance can be applied.
  • Complies with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and local policies and procedures; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions;
  • Make referrals to other health professionals if necessary;
  • Develops own knowledge by participating in education programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals;
  • Manage, organize, and update relevant data using database applications;
  • Apply observations and recommendations to operational issues, increased productivity, quality, and customer-service standards;
  • Identify trends, resolves problems; recommend improvements; implements change;
  • Actively participates in process improvement initiatives;
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations;
  • Willing to do whatever is necessary for the betterment of the Company;
  • Other duties as assigned;

 





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