At the Long Island State Veterans Home, the Pharmacist is responsible for providing all aspects of pharmaceutical care to the residents of the Home. Medications are dispensed utilizing a fully electronic medical record and automatic dispensing. Medication regimen reviews are performed monthly at a minimum to assure the residents are provided the optimal benefits of pharmacotherapy. The pharmacist is a member of the clinical team, responsible for providing consultation to nurses, prescribers, residents and other team members regarding medication therapy.
Duties of a Pharmacist may include the following but are not limited to:
Enters medication orders onto computerized medication profiles and updates medication profiles as required; this includes checking for drug interactions, incompatibilities, and optimum drug therapy. Bills 3rd party medications as medications are dispensed.
Dispenses medication to residents as prescribed.
Performs monthly drug regimen review as per Pharmacy policy and reports findings to Director of Pharmacy.
Prepares sterile products in accordance with acceptable standards of practice and departmental procedures.
Coordinates the prompt and timely distribution of all medication and related information.
Dispenses controlled substances in accordance with laws and departmental policies and procedures.
Consults and advises the medical staff on the availability and rational of medications ordered.
Orders pharmaceuticals through wholesalers on a daily basis in order to maintain sufficient inventory levels.
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
B.S. Pharmacy. Long term care or institutional pharmacy experience.
5 years' experience in long-term care setting. Drug regimen review. Medication distribution in long-term care. Experience with 3rd party billing. Board Certified in Geriatrics.
The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco products are strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date , the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The LISVH is a 24/7 skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.
The Long Island State Veterans Home , located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's Heroes every day.
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Official Job Title: TH Senior Pharmacist
Job Field: Pharmacy
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Pharmacy-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 0830-1700 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 23, 2019
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: Per diem
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 1903887
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