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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Saint Johns
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity

Job ID: 33874 Positions Location: St. Johns, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job:

Positions Location: St. Johns, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
Responsible for the efficient and accurate preparation and dispensation of medications and other pharmaceuticals according to established operational and chemical procedures, and as prescribed by physicians. Oversee and closely review the work of technical support personnel.
Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Performs and/or oversees retail aspect of the pharmacy.
  • Greets customers, receives prescriptions, obtains patient information, checks inventory, prepares product for dispensing and dispenses, selects appropriate container, maintains clean and organized work area, files prescriptions according to legal requirements, identifies recipient, counsels customer, performs financial transactions and uses computer to process prescription orders.
  • Performs day to day maintenance activities on computer systems.
  • Ordering of medications including C-II.
  • Corrects errors in claims and resubmits them, reviews past due accounts, places drug orders as delineated.
  • Performs and/or oversees institutional aspects of the pharmacy including, but not limited to, pharmacokinetic dosing, anticoagulation dosing, renal dosing, and antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Receives, transcribes, processes physician orders.
  • Prepares and maintains documentation related to patient care, quality assessment.
  • Maintains inventory for nursing units, maintains controlled substances records.
  • Oversees delivery of medication to nursing units per schedule.
  • Able to pass IV additive training program, mixes IV solutions and chemotherapy as required using aseptic technique with the laminar flow hood or biological safety cabinet.
  • Compounding and supervising the compounding of sterile, non-sterile and hazardous medications up to and including medium-risk compounding as defined by USP, USP and USP .
  • Compounding caregivers adhere to the prescription or medical order for the strength, quality and purity of compounding preparations. Compounded products are packaged, labeled and dispensed according to current laws and regulations.
  • Conducts orientation for new employees.
  • Handles consumer concerns, uses proper telephone etiquette, follows instructions, demonstrates initiative and dependability.
  • Exhibits self-confidence, resourcefulness, productive work habits and cooperation with others.
  • Performs clerical and housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Accurately measures substances.
  • Able to process prescriptions for medications with risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS)
  • Able to follow regulations on sales of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine products.

    Job Requirements

    General Requirements
    Current license to practice as a pharmacist in the State of Michigan. Current license to dispense control drugs in the State of Michigan.

    Work Experience
    Previous retail pharmacy experience preferred. Experience as a pharmacist preferred.

    Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or PharmD.

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    Able to follow regulations on sales of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. High degree of concentration is necessary when picking drugs for dispensing and typing directions. Able to pass IV additive training program, if required.

    Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Job Family
    Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health


    Degree Type / Education Level


    Sparrow Clinton Hospital

    Experience Level
    Under 4 Years

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , SCH PHARMACIST, Other , Saint Johns, Michigan

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