Pembroke Hospital is a 120 bed behavioral health facility. We serve patients from across the state in both inpatient and outpatient settings. We have six inpatient units serving adolescents, adults and older adults. The Pharmacist is responsible to provide the highest possible patient care through dispensing quality and safe medication as proscribed by the physician.
Essential Functions of the job.
-Maintain the daily operation of the Pharmacy for assigned shift by relying on experience and personal judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
-Manage drug cost and inventory.
-Notify physicians of new generic drugs available, encourages proper dosage and ordering to keep inventory levels low.
-Performs a variety of tasks, including logging data to a computer and performing Drug Utilization Review.
-Must demonstrate the knowledge to provide the appropriate doses of medication for patients of all ages, and is adequately trained in making dosage adjustment.
-Proficient in detecting potential drug-drug or drug-food interactions.
-Must be capable of communicating medications formulary alternatives to medical and nursing staff, and assisting in drug information questions.
-Keeps accurate pharmacy records and complete narcotic inventories on regular basis.