Retail Pharmacist - Downtown Retail Pharmacy (FT)

Overview

Date Posted:
10/20/2021
Job Code:
2074
Location:
Retail Pharmacy Downtown
City:
Klamath Falls
State:
OR
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Professional

Description

 

 

POSITION TITLE:  Retail Pharmacist

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides pharmaceutical care to the patient, as well as, ensure the accurate and timely preparation, storage, billing, labeling, and distribution of medications in accordance with Community Pharmacy and Pharmacy department policies and procedures, and state and federal law under the direction of the Pharmacy Director.  This position reports to the Director, Pharmacy Services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare and dispense medications using appropriate techniques and following Pharmacy law and liability, both state and federal.  Follow the hospital’s policies and procedures
  • Design, recommend, monitor, and evaluate patient-specific pharmacotherapy.  Maintenance of accurate computerized medication profiles.
  • Provide concise, applicable, and timely responses to requests for drug information from healthcare providers and patients.
  • Provide patient counseling on prescriptions and medication-use education to patients and caregivers.
  • Supervise Pharmacy technicians and utilize pharmacy support personnel effectively.
  • Ensure continuity of pharmaceutical care to and from the acute and ambulatory patient-care settings.
  • Participate in the established process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication errors.
  • Proper labeling, packaging, compounding, billing, and delivery of medications.
  • Comply in all activities with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements.
  • Manage time effectively to fulfill practice responsibilities.
  • Manage purchasing, receiving, storage, and processing of inventory.
  • Maintain a professional image.
  • Attends Pharmacy staff meetings
  • Maximize work efficiency through the use of computers and other technologies.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

Knowledge of pharmacokinetics, drug utilization review, drug distribution systems; Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

PREFERRED:

Experience in a similar pharmacy practice setting is desirable.  Board of Pharmacy Licensed Preceptor.  Hospital pharmacy background and experience. Immunization Certification within 18 months of hire.

LICE/REG/CERT:

Possess a current Oregon Pharmacist license or eligible for reciprocity with three (3) years retail experience.

NON-REG CERT:

BLS certification required by end of month from 60 days of hire and maintained.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

Light to medium physical demand.  Must be able to stand/sit for periods of time at computer terminal.  Communication with nursing staff and physicians orally, via phone and in writing when needed.  Daily supervision of the pharmacy technician staff.  Patient counseling on prescriptions.  Computer skills and understanding of general pharmacy systems.  Develop friendly and positive relationships with pharmacy staff other and hospital caregivers.

PAY RANGE:  $60.40 - $74.75