Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares and dispenses medication orders for patients.
(a) Reviews patient profile for allergies and adverse reactions.
(b) Reviews comprehensive drug data file to evaluate orders for drug-drug interactions, accuracy in drug selection, dose and frequency.
Discusses questionable medication orders with Attending Physicians.
Ensures correct compounding and mixing of special formulas, chemotherapy and sterile IV products.
Provides drug information to patients, nurses, physicians, trainees and other employees.
Ensures all legal and professional requirements are adhered to for narcotics and other controlled substances.
Supervises, mentors and assists in training pharmacy technicians, interns and new pharmacists.
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
Two (2) years of experience in a hospital with unit dose, IV additive, chemotherapy and computerization.
B.S. Degree/Pharm D in Pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy.
M.S. Degree a plus.
1. Must be licensed in Massachusetts.