Many a times, patients don't like being admitted in hospitals for longer periods of time. Some loathe the disinfectant smell, while others don't want to stay away from the comforts of their homes. And many simply can't stay there due to absence of someone who can take their care in the hospital every day. In such situations, services of home infusion pharmacist becomes very useful. There are many organizations that provide the patients with home care.
Home infusion pharmacy care is available for many diseases and therapies. Along with comfort, it is cost effective as well. The pharmacist has to carry out many diverse functions based on his or her specialty, and also depending on the clients the recruiting organization serves. However, the duties may include: IV preparation, therapy decision and monitoring, managing the inventory, application of clinical knowledge, etc.
Communication skills and pharmaceutical knowledge are required to interact with the patients at their homes and understand problems faced by them to adjust the medication accordingly. They also need to answer patient queries regarding their medicines or treatments. Since home infusion is generally provided to patients suffering from some chronic diseases or critical ailments, the pharmacists also have to carry out the role of a friend and reassure them about their condition.
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To work for home-bound patients incapable of visiting medical facilities by holding a home infusion pharmacist position with a reputed pharmacy.
Summary of Skills:
Home Infusion Pharmacist
City Care Center, Sacramento, CA
August 2012 - Present