Staff Pharmacist Job at Polaris Pharmacy Services – 2.8 Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Polaris Pharmacy Services – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Full Time

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Polaris Pharmacy Services is an industry leader in both the Long-Term Care and Post-Acute Care settings. Founded in 2015, we are locally and independently owned with pharmacies in 9 different cities through-out the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest. We are proud to offer competitive benefits and industry pay as well as the opportunity for career advancement to all our team members. Currently we are recruiting for experienced Staff Pharmacists to join the Polaris team.


The Staff Pharmacist is responsible for the day-to-day operational duties associated with the dispensing of prescription medication as required to meet the needs of a long-term/post-acute care pharmacy. The Staff Pharmacist must adhere to the companys quality and customer service standards, policies and procedures, as well as the State and Federal guidelines.


Verification for completeness and accuracy of all new and refill labels and orders. Check for content and accuracy of all medication packaging and labeling including emergency drug kits and IV medications

Maintain resident database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including OTC and home remedies)

Assist in the proper ordering, handling, receiving, documentation, and storage of all controlled substances; assist in maintaining a perpetual inventory for schedule II drugs

Work with appropriate pharmacy technician in reconciling Controlled Substances perpetual inventory as required by management for compliance with state and federal regulations

Provide clinical expertise by responding to drug-related questions and concerns initiated by internal staff and external customers

Document all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients/residents and their family members in the medical record

Preparation and/or supervision of all sterile IV drug products or solutions

Provide evening, weekend, and holiday coverage during rotation and as required by management

Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA

Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary depending on business needs

Responsible for the flow of work and appropriate outcomes


Current Pharmacist license active and in good standing in the state of practice

Management experience preferred

Bachelors degree or Pharmacy Doctorate from an accredited School of Pharmacy

Perform accurately and efficiently when dispensing prescription medications

Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evening, weekends, and holidays

Experience using FrameworkLTC

Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook

Minimum of two (2) years recent experience in an acute-care setting or one (1) year experience as a production pharmacist preferred (not required). Experience and knowledge base of intravenous admixtures services and intravenous therapy desired.

Excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed verbal and written communication skills with English as the primary language.

Ability to work independently as well as working in a team environment, meets deadlines, establish priorities, and be flexible, work under pressure with multiple tasks. Must have strong organizational, customer service, and time management skills, ability to problem solve.

This position must exhibit maturity in judgment, will work under the Pharmacy Manager.


We provide qualifying full-time employees with 23 PTO (Paid Time Off) days annually. PTO is used for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal leave. Each quarter eligible employees may submit up to 16 hours of unused PTO for payout.

Please note, because we are a pharmacy most of our locations are open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and therefore schedules may change as determined by the needs of the business.

BENEFITS for full time employees

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 401 (k) (available for Part Time & Full Time EEs) Company Paid Life insurance Short-term and Long-term disability insurance Tuition reimbursement Personal Time Off (PTO) Competitive pay with annual performance reviews and merit-based raises Career growth potential Annual on-site voluntary Flu Vaccines Employee referral bonus program


The physical demands described here are representative of those that should be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, walk, crawl intermittently May be necessary to work extended hours as needed May lift and/or move up to 50 pounds The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role

About the Company

Company: Polaris Pharmacy Services – 2.8

Company Location:  Fort Lauderdale, FL

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About Polaris Pharmacy Services - 2.8