1+ months

Pharmacist - Home Infusion

CVS Caremark
Albany, NY 12260
**Job Description**

Make a difference today by bringing your personal touch and clinical experiences that will support our patients one-on-one care.

Pharmacists with Coram CVS/specialty infusion services have a uniquely rewarding setting in which to use their exceptional pharmacy skills. As a national leader in the home infusion field, we seek to hire those special pharmacists who not only possess strong clinical expertise, but also the kind of deep compassion and sensitivity it takes to build one-on-one relationships and support patients receiving infusion therapy in the comfort of their home.

Responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, policies and procedures, and standards of accrediting body.


Obtains, interprets and evaluates all physician medication orders for therapeutic appropriateness, cost effectiveness, accuracy, safety and completeness.

Initiates, reviews and updates all required documentation.

Accurately maintains all legally required records.

Communicates clinical and technical information and monitoring to other members of healthcare team and patient when appropriate.

Participates in patient evaluation for acceptance, product selection, device selection and supply management.

Performs accurate computer order-entry, labeling and dispensing in accordance with policies and procedures and state board of pharmacy regulations.

Accurately compounds and checks compounded sterile products.

Directly supervises pharmacy support personnel in the appropriate compounding, packaging and labeling of compounded sterile products.

Follows established procedures for drug and supply procurement.

Complies with FDA mandates and self-imposed manufacturer restrictions on particular drugs, as applicable.

Maintains appropriate inventory levels and ensures use of preferred products.

Maintains procedures for appropriate security of all legend items, including controlled substances.

Participates in on-call responsibilities.

Participates in Performance Improvement activities, educational programs and departmental/branch meetings.

Participates in the branch assessment process as requested by pharmacy manager or designee.

Communicates appropriately with all members of the healthcare team.

Assists in training and orientation of new employees as requested by pharmacy manager or designee.

Complies with the Companys policy on the allowable clean room garb and dress code requirements.

**Required Qualifications**

Bachelors or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college or university.

Active New York Pharmacist license.

**Preferred Qualifications**

One year related experience in an IV alternate site environment or equivalent is preferred.


B.S. or doctorate of pharmacy degree is required.

**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. Coram CVS/specialty infusion services is a leading national provider of specialty home infusion and specialty pharmacy services providing infusion therapies and services to over 20,000 patients each month.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. 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. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.


Posted: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2020-02-08

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CVS Caremark
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