The Staff Pharmacist performs functions that are inherent and specified in his/her shift; in-patient services; out-patient services; unit dose drug distribution; checker (morning / afternoon / night shifts).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Carries out the responsibility endorsed by the previous shift.
2. Records immediately and clearly the requisitions in the patients profile and / record notebook.
3. Fills and labels all drug containers issued to services from which medication is to be administered.
4. Out Patient dispensing of drugs and pharmaceutical preparations.
5. Furnishes information concerning medications to Physicians, interns, nurses and other related healthcare professionals.
6. Acts as checker.
7. Checks admissions / discharges.
8. Prepares unit dose dispensing for all patients with charge account.
9. Checks clearance list of the day at the start of duty.
10. Acts as cashier during the night shift.
11. Prepares and check supply requisitions from nursing service special units.
12. Monitors and logs the temperature of the refrigerator for cold chain drug products regularly.
13. Cleans the cabinets assigned to him / her, works areas, and service area. Checks expiry dates and pull out or declares near expiry products six months before expiry date.
14. Regular monthly inventory and checking of e-carts assigned.
15. Performs other functions that may be necessary to the department for patient services.
a. Records prescription containing and regulated drugs in the dangerous drug book.
b. In charge in monitoring the inventory and requisition of dangerous drugs.
c. Reporting of exempt regulated drugs (Nalbuphine) monthly at COSAPP.
d. Purchasing blank yellow prescriptions for physicians at BFAD.
e. Follows up S2 and PTR numbers from physicians.
f. Helps when needed and maybe assigned to perform such other functions that are necessary for the smooth operation of the department.
Other Qualifications: Must be licensed.