A health care professional who compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical supplies, using standard physical and chemical procedures to fill written prescriptions issued by physicians. Maintains records on all unit dose for each nursing unit and also IV additive program. Maintains inventory of supplies. Graduation from accredited school of pharmacy and licensed in the State of Delaware.
A professional who fills prescriptions, and in the case of a compounding pharmacist, makes them. Pharmacists are familiar with medication ingredients, interactions, cautions, and hints. See the entire definition of Pharmacist
Pharmacists are health professionals who practice the art and science of pharmacy. In their traditional role, pharmacists typically take a request for medicines from a prescribing health care provider in the form of a medical prescription and dispense the medication to the patient and counsel them on the proper use and adverse effects of that medication. In this role, pharmacists ensure the safe and effective use of medications.
Nursing homes, hospitals, Assisted Living Facilities, etc. may have a pharmacy on the premises with a pharmacist on staff or may contract with a community pharmacy and a pharmacist to provide services.