Baylor Scott & White Health Outpatient Pharmacist-Killeen, TX in Killeen, Texas
The Outpatient Pharmacist for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) ensures the effective, safe and economical use of drugs through the professional application of pharmacist skills and knowledge and serves as a resource for drug information other health and medical professionals and supervises a team of technicians and clerical personnel to effectively operate a retail prescription center.
In addition, the Outpatient Pharmacist for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
Interprets and reviews prescription instructions and ensures that patient medication orders are appropriately prescribed for each patient.
Organizes and performs all aspects of daily pharmacy dispensing practice in a professional and accurate manner adhering to all established policies and procedures in compliance with all state and federal legal requirements.
Verifies that each prescription is accurately filled with the correct medication, in the appropriate dosage, and in the correct quantity.
Serves as a resource and educator on drug therapy and prescription drug plans for medical team members, patients, and patient family members as required.
Maintains a current professional knowledge of drugs, drug therapies, and current formulary and shares information appropriately.
Supplies necessary and requested pharmaceutical information and education to patients and patient family members in a professional, accurate and courteous manner.
Functions as an educator on drug therapy to physicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians and patients providing accurate, thorough and up-to-date information as required.
Demonstrates understanding of third party plans which have prescription drug coverage through SWHP and is able to discuss accurately with patients the coverage and limitations.
Demonstrates working knowledge of SWHP provider network and explains the fill and refill process to patients accurately.
Supervises and monitors the duties of technicians and clerical personnel assigned within the retail pharmacy. (with team leaders, if available in the store.)
Monitors and reviews the work of subordinates to ensure compliance with all professional standards and departmental policies and procedures.
Intervenes, corrects and educates subordinates in appropriate methods and procedures when necessary as it relates to the dispensing process.
Maintains and monitors system and controls within the retail pharmacy related to computer system, inventory, purchasing and quality control of drugs and products.
Maintains a complete understanding and ability to maintain information on the pharmacy computer system.
Supervises inventory, purchasing and quality control of drugs and products.
The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience in retail pharmacy and the ability to supervise a staff of technicians and clinical personnel.
- Location/Facility Killeen, TX
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Specialty/Department/Practice Outpatient Pharmacy
Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.