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Overview

Distinctive Home & Health Care is a leading provider of healthcare to serve military installations across the United States. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and support for each one of our clients.Distinctive Healthcare is currently seeking to hire full time Pharmacist to work at McGuire Dix AFB located in New Jersey. 

 

Responsibilities

Initiate, modify, or discontinue medications for ongoing therapy of chronic disease states (e.g., hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulant, diabetes, asthma, refill clinics, etc.), in cooperation with the medical staff.  Monitor and manage pharmacotherapy requiring periodic adjustment due to specific or changing pharmacokinetic characteristics (e.g., aminoglycosides, phenytoin, antithrombotic).  Administer prescription or non-prescription drugs according to established agreements or MTF protocols.  Assess metabolic needs and order therapeutic enteral or parenteral nutrition products in the inpatient setting.  Evaluate medical and medication histories for drug-related problems and adjusting drug therapy accordingly.  Consult with other healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, dietitians, nurses, physical therapists, etc.) about patient treatment needs or options.  Perform a full range of pharmacist procedures.  Review patient profiles at the time of dispensing in order to closely monitor medication therapy.  Ensure prescription directions for use, dose, medication interactions, therapeutic duplications or overlaps, allergy information, age specific dosage, and other pertinent data are appropriate for individual patients.  Ensure accuracy of all pharmaceutical products prepared or processed by technical staff.  Provide medication and healthcare related in service training to clinical staff on new medications on the market; appropriate use of medications; comparison of current medication therapies; and other topics as deemed appropriate by the department head.  Consult with other specialty practitioners to provide optimal patient pharmaceutical care.

Qualifications

 Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.). Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). Internship/Residency: Completion of a clinical pharmacy residency or fellowship accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists or American College of Clinical Pharmacy or documentation of appropriate education, training, and/or CME in the practice of clinical pharmacy.  Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.  Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a pharmacist.

EEOC Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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