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CVS Health Pharmacist - Long Term Care - IV in Canoga Park, California

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Omnicare, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation. www.cvshealth.com What We Do Directly, and through our subsidiaries, Omnicare provides a broad array of pharmacy-related services to long term care facilities and to other customers in the healthcare environment. While senior care has long been an Omnicare specialty, we also serve other targeted populations. Are you searching for a fast paced and multifaceted environment where you can show your passion for helping others? If this sounds like the opportunity you're looking for, apply to our IV Pharmacist role at Omnicare today! We can't wait to meet you!Key Responsibilities: • Supervise IV and equipment management technician. • Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations, and sterile compounding guidelines.• Maintain all required IV documentation and clinical monitoring.• Fully assess new patients and new orders on existing patients for appropriateness of therapy, high risk medications, allergies, adverse indications or interactions, and other potentially adverse outcomes.• Thorough knowledge of prescriber/facility notification process for drug interaction, allergy, and other adverse patient safety situations.• Performs accurate dose calculations based on medication, patient condition, volume and administration rates. • Program infusion pumps• Consistent and ongoing clinical monitoring of all infusion patients.• Thorough knowledge of medication occurrence reporting process.• Have a thorough understanding of the Omnicare Long Term Care Pharmacy/Home Infusion Pharmacy Policy and Procedure Manual and internal pharmacy policies and procedures.• Knowledge of other facility infusion therapy manuals if not using the Omnicare Customer Infusion Procedure manual.• IV order processing only when technical support unavailable.• Excellent care coordination with home health agencies, nursing facilities, physicians, and the IV nurse consultant.• Answer drug-related questions as related to IV therapy and management in a timely manner.• Communicate with facility consultant pharmacists and clinical staff pharmacists regarding IV patient management.• Orient and provide competency assessment for all pharmacists who rotate from oral pharmacy to IV pharmacy and orient and assess competency on all IV technicians and infusion pump technicians, when appropriate; this includes making certain that all pharmacists and technicians rotating into the IV room have completed the approved Omnicare Infusion Training Program.• Excellent understanding of the GCPG, formulary initiatives, and Omnicare clinical programs.• Review consultant customer action request reports and other reports for facilities at which IV therapy is provided.• Maintain a current knowledge if infusion drugs and therapies.• Maintain a current knowledge of aseptic technique.• Maintain knowledge of currently available infusion devices, products, and supplies.• Oversee cleanroom monitoring and pump maintenance.• Attend continuing education seminars and annual meetings as provided to maintain clinical pharmacy skills.• On-call duties as required.• Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.• Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary by location.This is a full time, benefit eligible position. CVS Health offers a competitive benefit package which includes, but is not limited to, Paid Time Off, Health/Dental/Vision insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Program , 401K with a company match, and a generous employee discount at all CVS stores.This role offers 32-40 hours/week based on the business needs. Shifts will be worked Sun-Sat as early as 7 am and as late as 1 am. There is also holiday work required.

Required Qualifications

Must be a licensed pharmacist in the state of California, must be active & in good standingIV Certification or experience Leadership experience in a pharmacy role

Preferred Qualifications

Long Term Care pharmacy experience


Bachelors of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.