WSCP Clinical Director
Westminster Services (MSS)
Orlando, FL, USA
Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability. Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and facility staff as appropriate. Works with patient medical information to conduct Drug Utilization Review (DUR) on all prescriptions and review clinical edits to ensure there is no adverse drug interaction.
Makes recommendations for therapy changes to the physician and community staff as appropriate.
Reviews the drug regimen and clinical indicators of each resident as assigned at least monthly and reports any irregularities to the Director of Nursing, Administrator and the attending physician with a written report of findings and recommendations.
Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators) customers.
Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members in the medical record.
Obtains, as necessary, and maintains all required documentation in accordance with federal and state regulatory agencies and Westminster
Assists facility/agency staff personnel with procedures relating to safe and effective methods of procuring, maintaining, administering and disposing of drugs
Effectively and harmoniously interacts with facilities, physicians, and other pharmacy employees at all levels; promoting teamwork and demonstrating strong leadership skills and professionalism.
Communicates effectively with residents, families, staff, services and government agencies.
Schedule may include weekend and/or nights
Complies with all HIPAA regulations
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy of Pharmacy Doctorate.
1-3 years experience in acute, long-term care or home health preferred.
IV Clinical experience preferred.
Current, unrestricted licensure in the state of practice. Consultant Pharmacist licensure is a must.
Knowledge of current state and federal pharmacy regulations with regard to LTC pharmacy services.
Proficiency in Word and Excel.
Good human relation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills.
Patience, tact, enthusiasm, positive attitude and professional manner.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills.
Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
EOE/DFWP - We honor those who serve
Apply on-line at http://www.westminstercommunitiesfl.org/careers , and THEN send resume to . Mention CFEC.org job postings when applying.