Under general supervision, interprets and evaluates physicians’ prescriptions to provide prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals as needed for optimal and desired patient care according to professional standards and practices. Oversees pharmacy support personnel. Works with insurance companies/third party payers to resolve reimbursement and eligibility issues for patients. Orders pharmaceuticals, and conducts bi-annual inventory of stock. Assesses pharmacy performance as directed by Pharmacy management. Trains students and hospital staff as needed for school requirements for the pharmacy students, and certification and licensure requirements for the hospital pharmacy staff. Advises/consults with patients and families, medical and nursing staff.