PRN Specialty Pharmacist

Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions
With over 50 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more.

Job Summary

Cardinal Health is looking for a highly motivated pharmacist to work in a Cardinal-managed hospital-based outpatient specialty pharmacy. Duties may include dispensing, patient advocacy, accreditation and clinical support, patient consultation, medication therapy management, management of high-risk patients and complex drug therapies.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for all aspects of the specialty pharmacy department's daily duties and operational performance, in addition to leading and directing pharmacy staff. 

  • Oversee the daily duties of technicians and other supportive personnel for the pharmacy department. Responsible for dispensing and ensuring safe and efficient delivery of medications to all customers.

  • Maintains open communication and is available to customers and practitioner sites for consultation.

  • Provide professional consultation to both patients and prescribers of partner health facility.

  • Engages in the planning of new pharmacy initiatives and management of existing patient care programs.

  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' workflow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.

  • Maintain a professional presence throughout the designated facility and/or hospital.  

  • Assure pharmacy services and activities are carried out to meet goals and standards of  both Cardinal Health, and the client/hospital, and specialty accreditation bodies.

  • Manage inventory, places orders, check in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.

  • Active Maine pharmacist license in good standing.

  • 2-4 years experience in specialty and retail pharmacy, preferred.

  • 340B understanding and experience, preferred.

  • Ability to hear, write, and speak clearly in order to communicate with customers and health care professionals.

  • Computer savvy to learn and perform successful operation of multiple pharmacy information systems.

  • Flexibility to work various shifts.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies extensive knowledge and company policies to ensure successful completion of a wide range of assignments.

  • Demonstrates expert understanding of all levels of the job family and has thorough knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibility.

  • Takes the lead in effectively applying new processes and skills in accomplishing assignments.

  • Provides technical guidance and training to others.

  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training, and certifications.

  • Works on complex problems that require independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issue.

  • Adheres to all quality guidelines.

  • Works with minimal degree of supervision. Has latitude to make decisions in exceptional circumstances within established guidelines.

  • Provides guidance to less experienced team members.

  • Leadership and supervisory responsibilities for specialty pharmacy technicians.

Anticipated hourly range: $48.70 per hour - $69.60 per hour.

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Paid time off in compliance with applicable laws.

Application window anticipated to close: 08/24/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.