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Pharmacist Short Term Iraq

Pharmacist Short Term Iraq

Pharmacist – Short Term Assignment Locums  Assignment is to start 7/11/16 and is 6 weeks long For Balad, Iraq.

Job Description For Pharmacist Short Term Iraq:
The Pharmacist reports to and will be supervised by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or his/her designee.
The Pharmacist will deliver services in a small hospital setting and will assist in the treatment of patients by dispensing drugs and related medical supplies under the direction of a Physician, Surgeon, Mid-level Provider or other authorized health care professional. A key role is ensuring the security of prescription drugs and pharmaceuticals and control of the pharmacy inventory.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Required Skills For Pharmacist Short Term Iraq: 
•Must have received a BS or Pharm D from a school of pharmacy approved by a state board of pharmacy or accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
•Four-year bachelor’s degree in pharmacy recognized by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.
•Hold and maintain a current unrestricted U.S. (State) license to practice as a pharmacist.
•Must have a minimum of 6 years’ experience as a Pharmacist, experience in both a hospital and ambulatory pharmacy and knowledge and expertise in both outpatient and inpatient drug therapies.
•All health care providers and medical support staff  must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least 6 months out of the past year
•Have and maintain current certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
•Participate in training, (including HIPAA training)
•Serves as a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
•Utilizes Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for projects as required.

•Fills prescriptions, verifying instructions from physicians on the proper amounts of medication to be given.
•Manages medication therapy protocols as part of the provider-pharmacist-nurse team.
•Checks for patient drug contraindications. Responsible for verifying dosage regimen for accuracy and specified amount to be within the standard dosing range and frequency.
•Compounds and dispenses medications accurately for delivery to patient care areas.
•Ensures prescriptions are filled accurately and in a timely manner.
•Provides medication information and education to medical staff and patients.
•Participates in medical care conferences as directed by the CMO.
•Maintains the security of controlled substances as well as an accurate log of dispensation, waste, etc.
•Maintains adequate stock levels of medications that are high use (utilization based) to include key medications for unforeseen events such as outbreaks. (Influenza as an example).
•Develops a re-supply system with the senior logistician that ensures critical use (must have) medications are readily available throughout the medical footprint supported.
•Once the prescription is filled, files the prescription.
•Oversees the work of pharmacy technicians.
•Performs administrative functions such as answering phones and stocking shelves.
•Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
•Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.
•Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.
•Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.
•All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.
•Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
•Other duties as assigned.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS For Pharmacist Short Term Iraq:
•Complete a Foreign Affairs training course prior to deployments.
•Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver’s License.
•Must have a current U.S. Passport.
•Work hours are based on 45 hr. work week, 9 hours a day 5 days a week.
•Requires a corporate background check, and a favorably adjudicated investigation if required by contract.
•Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
•Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS For Pharmacist Short Term Iraq:
•Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client
•No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
•Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Iraq is required by surface or air.
•The climate is desert-like, hot, and prone to dust storms.

Job Location:
Balad, Iraq

Interested candidates pleases end resume to Tina Bennett @ tbennett@chsmedical.com

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Pharmacist Short Term Iraq

Pharmacist Short Term Iraq
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