Is this comon practice where you work? - page 3

Hello all. I wanted to post a question to all of you and get some feedback regarding a situation that occurs on a regular basis at a facility I was recently employed at. Ok, this facility receives it's medications from an... Read More

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    Our pharmacy does not deliver until about 9PM or 9:30PM. If you need a med before that and you don't have it you're pretty much out of luck. By the time the meds arrive and are properly checked off it's quite late and the resident is sound asleep and doesn't want to be bothered but we do wake them depending on what they're supposed to have. Apparently if you don't have it you don't have it. I usually chart 'waiting on pharmacy' and then enter additional documentation when the med arrives.

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