Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.
Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies.
Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for narcotics, and controlled drugs.
Provide specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, or high blood pressure.
Advise customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment and health-care supplies.
Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications and characteristics.
Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or oversee these activities.
Offer health promotion and prevention activities, for example, training people to use devices such as blood pressure or diabetes monitors.