Pharmacist Job In Palm Springs, Florida
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General Statement of Job
This position dispenses medications and pharmaceutical supplies as directed by physicians, in accordance with established professional regulations and guidelines. Position instructs patients in correct methods of various clinical therapies, explains medications procedures/treatments in order to facilitate compliance and increase therapy understanding, orders equipment, supplies, and medications. This position maintains records system in compliance with established policies and regulations, including the Florida Board of Pharmacy (FBOP), the Drug Enforcement Administration agency, the Department of Health, and the Health Care District’s pharmacy operational guidelines.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Reads and interprets physicians’ orders for the purpose of dispensing medications and pharmaceutical supplies.
Responsible for the security of the pharmacy location, including the physical security and exclusion of non-authorized personnel in the department as per FBOP regulations.
Fills prescriptions with proper medications upon confirmation of dosage requirements.
Instructs patients in proper methods/procedures, and ensures clarification of instructions prior to dispensing medications.
Responsible for compliance with all State/Federal regulatory compliance guidelines governing the practice of pharmacy within the specific pharmacy setting.
Contacts physicians and nurses for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and correctness of prescriptions.
Orders and receives equipment, supplies, and medications for pharmacy stocking/dispensing needs.
Maintains and responsible for accurate prescription records and inventory control system in accordance with District policies and regulatory requirements.
Maintains a valid pharmacist license by obtaining required continuing education per year.
Performs dispensing to District clinics, including bulk dispensing.
Travels to other pharmacy locations and emergency established sites to perform registered pharmacist’s duties.
Supervises and oversees the work of Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy clerks, and pharmacy externs/interns under charge.
Assists the Director of Pharmacy with other assigned clinical initiatives/projects relevant to pharmacy/medical field.
Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy required.
One (1) year minimum professional experience in the field of pharmacy in a clinical, retail, or hospital setting required. Three (3) years preferred.
State of Florida Pharmacist License required.
The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.
Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County.