Pharmacist II - Option Health (a BioScrip Company)

Job Title: 
Pharmacist II
Seeking: 
Jobs for Pharmacists
Business Name: 
Option Health (a BioScrip Company)
Application deadline: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Start Date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Contact Person: 
Kristi Cox
Location: 
985 Avenue of the Cities
Silvis, IL 61282
Email Address: 

BioScrip, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading specialty and home infusion companies! Our focus is clinical excellence and improving the quality of our patients’ lives. With over 2,500 employees able to service 46 states, BioScrip has externally-qualified Centers of Excellence built around specific clinical conditions and therapies, as well as Ambulatory Infusion Centers around the country. Ours is a fast-paced dynamic work environment with room for new ideas and opportunities for career advancement. We offer a wide array of employee benefits as well as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Referral Program, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

Due to our exceptional growth and success, we are recruiting for a Pharmacist II to join our team.

SUMMARY
Performs the duties of a Pharmacist working in an infusion pharmacy in compliance with policy and state regulations. Acts as supervising Pharmacist when the Pharmacy Manager is not present in the pharmacy. Works in cooperation with all other branch departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Has solid knowledge of and guarantees compliance with the following: state and federal regulations, accrediting body standards, Company policies and procedures, and standards of performance.
Maintains sterile compounding and clinical competency in compliance with policy and sufficient to meet pharmacy standards for patient safety and effective therapy; compounds, dispenses and performs clinical activities to these standards.
Supervises pharmacy support personnel, which includes activities performed, work allocation between staff, and work performance (quality and quantity of work).
Delegates aspects of the practice of pharmacy to a Pharmacy Intern or Pharmacy Technician within the parameters of their job description.
Provides direct supervision to Pharmacy Interns and Pharmacy Technicians working with the Pharmacist. Direct supervision means that the supervising Pharmacist has reviewed the prescription or drug order prior to its being dispensed, has verified the final product, and is immediately available on the premises to direct the work of Interns and Technicians and respond to questions or problems.
Implements policy and regulatory required record systems and processes for the pharmacy.
Maintains compliance to the BioScrip formulary.
Practices the concept of clean claims through compliance to proper pharmacy billing procedures.
Works with supervisory staff to continually develop and implement ideas for delivering high-quality, cost-effective services.
Participates in the pharmacy on-call rotation.
Act as Pharmacy Manager and/or General Manager as needed.
Each employee is responsible for adhering to those performance programs, policies, procedures, guidelines and internal control standards established to guide the operation of the Company. Each employee must be made aware of and understand proper internal control procedures associated with their specific job function as communicated by his/her manager.
Each employee is responsible for reporting concerns that he or she may have with respect to deficiencies in internal control.
Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with supervision of Pharmacy Interns, Technicians, and other support staff.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach outward, and handle/finger.
The employee is occasionally required to reach above shoulder, climb, crawl, squat, kneel and bend.
The employee may be required to occasionally push/pull or life/carry up to 15lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment or in a cleanroom.
Chemotherapy is compounded on site; compliance with all safety procedures required.
May occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy required; PharmD preferred. Advanced clinical certification recommended. Current Pharmacist licensure in good standing in state of practice. A minimum of three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Works independently; demonstrates leadership in the practice of pharmacy.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with branch departments.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures; developing and implementing new strategies and procedures (performance improvement).
Knowledge of accreditation standards and requirements.
Knowledge of computerized information systems.
Knowledge of state, federal and commercial infusion pharmacy reimbursement.
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Knowledge of local, state, federal, and other regulations; knowledge of regulations and legal requirements governing the industry.
Ability to maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy and clinical information appropriate to duties and responsibilities assigned. Ability to operate information systems, follow policy, complete required forms, and prepare reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from referral sources, managers, patients, employees, payors and the general public.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as pharmaceutical calculations, discounts, percentages, and volume. Ability to read and interpret compounding, inventory, and delivery documents.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to identify problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of abstract variables.

BioScrip is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to age, color, race, ancestry, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, legally protected medical condition, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Background checks and drug screens are part of our hiring process. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.