PA - Phoenixville - Long Term Care Consultant Pharmacist

Flexible Pharmacy Consulting seeks a pharmacist for clinical consultant pharmacist role for staff audits and training, and potentially Medication Regimen Reviews in a Skilled Nursing Facility (nursing home) in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

Schedule Details:

– As much as 3-5 days per week, for a total assignment of around 3 months.

– Provide Consultant Pharmacist and related services, as needed

– Primarily on-site consulting. This is not a remote job.

Job Functions:

• The primary function is to perform Medication Regimen Review (MRR) chart reviews:

• Evaluate 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.

• Review 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 physicians with a written report of findings and recommendations.

• Document all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members.

• Knowledge of pharmacy laws/regulations, plus specifically long-term care settings

• Knowledge of nursing home

• Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.

• Knowledge of pharmaceutical care practices for long term care residents.

• Cart-checking, Medication Storage Inspections, Medication Pass Observation, QA report and meeting attendance, as requested or required by regulation or best practice.

• Additional services as requested by the facility being serviced.

• The date of monthly consulting is something that you coordinate with the facility management but generally performed during weekdays, with some latitude.

Requirements:

– Active Licensure(s) in the state of practice.

– Experience performing Medication Regimen Reviews (MRRs) in an SNF (nursing home) or Assisted Living setting

Preferred Qualifications:

– Consulting software ownership or similar system of report capability is preferable, but we also have templates you may utilize.

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