Relief Corrections Pharmacist

Global Healthcare Group in Guaynabo, PR

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology - Others
  • Type: Part Time
position filled
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a Pharmacist for an available contract opportunity to provide fill-in services for the Metropolitan Detention Center, located in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

The Pharmacist must currently reside in Puerto Rico. 

Available Position: Relief Pharmacist at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

Place of Performance: Pharmacist Services will be performed at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Guaynabo Health Services Unit (HSU) located at 652 Carretera 28 Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00965.
Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to): Performs Pharmacist duties similar in nature to duties performed in a civilian organization.

Work Schedule: Part-time. As-needed. The work schedule shall not exceed 20 hours per week, to fill-in when the Pharmacist in charge is unavailable.  Work hours will normally be on a weekly schedule, any week day, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with a 30 – 60 minutes non-paid lunch break, that is to be coordinated with the administration based on workload and schedule. 

Scope of Work:
The contractor will provide Pharmacist Services in a method commensurate with the local community. These services, although not directly supervised, will be reviewed by a staff physician at MDC Guaynabo. The performance of these services will also be verified by the designated Contracting Officer Representative (COR).
  1. The contractor will be responsible for performing the following clinical and distribute pharmacy functions: Drug therapy monitoring and communicating relevant finding and recommendations to other health care professional that are responsible for the patient’s care.
  2. Timely and accurate prescription preparation and dispensing.
  3. Provision of oral and/or written consultation with other health care professional regarding drug therapy selection and management.
  4. Patient education and counseling regarding drug therapy and drug-related disease prevention.
  5. Monitoring, detecting, documenting, reporting and managing adverse drug reaction.
  6. Provision of accurate and comprehensive information about drugs and patient-specific drug information to other health care professionals and patient as appropriate.
  7. Conducting and writing the minutes for the Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee meeting.
  8. Conducting and writing Drug Utilization Review.
  9. Prepare Request for Purchase (RP) of pharmaceuticals and submit the RP to the Health Services Administrator/designee for final approval and fund controlling. 10.Receive pharmaceuticals and supplies into stock from the warehouse and conduct appropriate accounting process.
  10. Read individual prescriptions and determines kind, strength, and dosage of drug dispensed. Correlation of instructions on the order and Pharmacy policy limitation must be known.
  11. Set-up prescriptions by obtaining correct stock containers, counting and placing medications in smaller containers.
  12. Print out daily medication profiles for the physicians.
  13. Submit monthly Psychotherapeutic reports to Psychology and monitor inmate patient compliance of medications.
  14. Complete Quality Assessment Reports monthly and/or quarterly.
  15. Assist the Pharmacist in monthly inspections/inventories (i.e. ward, crash cart, syringe inventory, drug inventories, etc.).
  16. Attend monthly Total Quality Meetings when required.
  17. Enter patient profile (i.e. new inmate arrivals, date of birth, allergies, and corrections as needed).
  18. Maintain a clean and organized Pharmacy area.

Position Requirements/Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a Pharmacist
  • Graduate of an accredited school in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree.
  • Pharmacist License 
  • Only local candidates will be considered.