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Company: Comprehensive Treatment Centers
Location: Galax
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:We are currently seeking a part-time Pharmacist for our New River Treatment Center facility. Hours are 3:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Our Passion:We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.
Our Team:New River Treatment Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.
Your Job as a Pharmacist:The Pharmacist is responsible for the accountability of prescription medications to patients and maintenance of accurate records; provides expertise in the safe use of prescription medications in an outpatient clinic setting.
Your Responsibilities as a Pharmacist:

  • Fills prescriptions, verifies instructions from physicians on the proper amounts of medication to give to patients;
  • Checks whether prescriptions will interact negatively with other drugs that a patient is taking or any medical conditions the patient has;
  • Instructs patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine and informs them about potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine;
  • Advises patients about general health topics, such as diet, exercise, managing stress, and on other issues, such as what equipment or supplies would be best to treat a health problem;
  • Teaches other healthcare practitioners about proper medication therapies for patients;
  • Completes insurance forms and work with insurance companies to ensure that patients get the medicines they need;
  • May oversee the work of pharmacy technicians and/or pharmacists in training (interns)
  • Keeps required federal, state, local or corporate records, and does other administrative tasks necessary for the professional practice of pharmacy in a clinic; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Your Skills and Qualifications as a Pharmacist:
    • Doctorate degree in pharmacy from an accredited college or university required
    • Prefer previous experience in behavioral health or substance abuse treatment
    • No history of alcohol or drug misuse for a period of three years before employment.Licenses/Certifications:
      • Must have a current Pharmacist License in the state of VirginiaIND01

Keywords: Comprehensive Treatment Centers, Winston-Salem , Pharmacist, Healthcare , Galax, North Carolina

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