Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Staff Pharmacist Job Description

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Staff pharmacist provides education and training, within the mission of the CDP, to pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, and fellows in pharmacy and drug policy.

Staff Pharmacist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Obtain and maintain BLS-ACLS or PALS current certification as appropriate
Ensures compliance with Company and legal policies, procedures, and regulations for assigned areas
Maintains confidential information, documentation, and assigned records as required
Provides comprehensive patient care to customers
Provides pharmaceutical care to Customers, including processing and accurately dispensing prescription orders, counseling Customers regarding health care and prescription medication needs, maintaining confidential information, maintaining controlled medication and required documentation
Train and participate with Disaster Team drills and real-event response as assigned Train and participate with Code Teams as assigned
Perform other duties as assigned Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Value Statement
Provide pharmacy anticoagulation services in an outpatient setting
Individualize anticoagulation therapy based on indications, concurrent disease states, lab data, concurrent drug treatment, and pharmacokinetics
Interview to ensure appropriate patient history data is documented

Staff Pharmacist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Pharmacist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ACLS, BLS, PALS

Education for Staff Pharmacist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the staff pharmacist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctoral and Collage Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Department of Education, Education, Graduate Education, School of Pharmacy, Health Care, Graduate, Medical, Healthcare

Skills for Staff Pharmacist

Desired skills for staff pharmacist include:

KROLL Pharmacy Computer system a definite asset
Applicable state and federal controlled substance laws
Microsoft Office Outlook
Policy and procedures
Rules and regulations of Pharmacy drug security
State pharmacy laws

Desired experience for staff pharmacist includes:

Fill medication orders to all inpatient and/or outpatient areas
Review, process and check physician orders and patient medication profiles
Have responsibility for recommending changes in a patient's drug therapy and capable in interpreting and evaluating physician orders for the most cost effective, appropriate therapy
Current license or eligible for license as a Registered Pharmacist in Washington State
License must be in good standing
Gather information via chart review, patient interviews, and patient's retail pharmacy

Staff Pharmacist Examples


Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of staff pharmacist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for staff pharmacist
  • Accurately prepared or checks compounded preparations
  • Correctly interprets and enters Physicians orders
  • Identifies and reports suspected adverse drug reactions as outlined in the SOP
  • Participates in Continuous Performance improvement and medication use review activities of the department
  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all ages of patients neonates to the elderly
  • Supervises and directs Pharmacy support personnel, verifies the daily activities of the Pharmacy technicians
  • Complete annual competency assessments
  • Document clinical interventions
  • You will execute day-to-day operations in the pharmacy as they pertain to workflow, production quotas, and deadlines
  • You should ensure that the site is in compliance with all local, state, federal, third party, and contract rules and regulations regarding the practice of pharmacy
Qualifications for staff pharmacist
  • Check for completeness and accuracy of all new and refill orders
  • Reviews orders and prescriptions for admixing and dispensing
  • Provides after hour On Call coverage
  • Provides employee performance feedback to Director of the Pharmacy
  • Participates in CAPS Continuous Quality Improvement Program and performs Quality Control Coordinator functions as assigned
  • Maintains a positive customer relationship

Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of staff pharmacist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for staff pharmacist
  • Oversee pharmacy technicians with area of responsibility to ensure prescriptions are being properly processed and dispensed
  • Provides after hours On Call coverage as assigned
  • Participates in CAPS Continuous Quality Improvement Program and performs Quality functions as assigned
  • Maintains current patient specific information (patient profiles) in the prescribed format
  • Reviews physician orders at the time of receipt for drug related problems
  • Confers with pharmacy colleagues and/or nurses when appropriate to detect, correct or prevent drug related problems
  • Interviews patients when appropriate in order to obtain relevant clinical information
  • Checks all profile entries for accuracy and completeness
  • Prepares medication when necessary or appropriate
  • Coordinates and supervises drug distribution including outpatient prescriptions, investigational drugs and sterile products
Qualifications for staff pharmacist
  • Minimum of one year of hospital experience is preferred
  • Available to work 20 hours per schedule/ 2 -10 hour shifts
  • Prior hospital experience or residency preferred
  • Available to work 40 hours per schedule
  • Knowledge of cleanroom functions, aseptic technique, relevant cGMP’s, USP <797>, and other applicable USP chapters
  • Ability to perform quality control functions as assigned

Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of staff pharmacist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for staff pharmacist
  • Properly documents all clinical interventions and other information as required by law and departmental policies and procedures
  • Oversees technical personnel who assist in preparation, maintenance and dispensing of medications and supplies
  • Monitors physician orders for dose, appropriateness of medication, current or potential impact as indicated by laboratory values, route of administration
  • Clarifies ambiguous or erroneous orders and notifies principles
  • Monitors orders for drug interactions, adverse reactions, incompatibilities, therapeutic duplication, allergies
  • Verifies the accuracy of order entry and of medications dispensed
  • Compounds extemporaneous medications
  • Narcotic control and assists in record maintenance
  • Oversees pharmacy technician activities
  • Oversees fulfillment quality improvement efforts
Qualifications for staff pharmacist
  • Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in New Jersey
  • Has been previously involved in clinical pharmacy services and able to communicate and teach
  • Inspects all medications dispensed from pharmacy for accuracy and completeness
  • Maintains proper licensure and educational requirements and provides documentation upon request
  • Provides drug identification to patients and healthcare professionals
  • Assists in inventory control and proper storage of medication

Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a staff pharmacist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for staff pharmacist
  • Verifies completed orders before they are shipped
  • Promotes cost effective drug therapy in accordance with departmental initiatives and policies
  • Participates and assists in community events as requested by Store Manager, Healthcare Supervisor, District Manager or Pharmacy Manager
  • Counsels patients and answers their questions regarding usage of medicine, side effects, interactions, contraindications, patient information privacy, generics, less expensive medicines, over-the-counter products, and refers to medical provider as needed to ensure medication is taken correctly, health needs addressed, and satisfaction with service
  • Performs pharmacist tasks including compounding, drug therapy reviews, verification, and medication management
  • Ensures the pharmacy operates in accordance to regulations, company policies and standards
  • Ensures the use of all elements of the Good Faith Dispensing policy in conjunction with state and federal controlled substance laws when filling prescriptions
  • Maintains current knowledge of information technology associated with pharmacy systems such as Intercom Plus, registers, automation, StoreNET to provide support to customers pharmacy staff
  • Ensures the accurate processing of insurance claims to resolve customer issues and prevent payment rejections
  • Follows-up with medical providers’ offices to clarify prescribed medications, dosages, refills, interactions and allergies to suggest alternative medications, and answer medical provider questions
Qualifications for staff pharmacist
  • Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy or doctorate of pharmacy degree from an accredited college/University of pharmacy
  • Massachusetts registration in pharmacy
  • 2+ years experience in a retail or closed door mail facility preferred
  • Experience with Epic and/or Enterprise Rx preferred
  • Completion of a 4-year course at an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS or Pharm
  • Prefer at least two years hospital pharmacy experience or has completed an ASHP accredited residency

Staff Pharmacist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of staff pharmacist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff pharmacist
  • Assists and supports the pharmacy manager in analyzing performance data including pharmacy financial, customer service, and implementation of procedures for pharmacy asset protection and inventory management
  • Develops and maintains good relationships with local medical community including physicians, nurses, and other health care providers
  • Partners with Central Pharmacy Operations for customer registration, 3rd party reviews, and assists with resolving customer issues to support the Well Experience locations
  • Assists the Pharmacy Manager with staff hiring and training
  • Promotes teamwork and motivates team members by establishing expectations, monitors and recognizes progress, and fosters a shared vision
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills related to pharmacy and healthcare by reading pharmacy related journals, company publications, and communications
  • Obtains necessary certifications, education credits and training such as People Plus Learning modules as required by the Company
  • Seeks professional development by monitoring one’s performance, solicits for constructive feedback, and leverages pharmacy manager and store manager as mentor and coach
  • Supports the Pharmacy Manager and Store Manager by communicating relevant corporate health and wellness services or strategy information to pharmacy staff
  • Reviews and approves medication orders by interpreting physician orders
Qualifications for staff pharmacist
  • At least two years hospital pharmacy experience preferred or has completed an ASHP accredited residency
  • Current CA Pharmacist Licensure required
  • Must maintain current Fire Safety cards
  • Experience preferred, new graduates encouraged to apply
  • Current Pharmacist license in the state of Pennsylvania required
  • Do you have a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharmacist Degree from an accredited educational institution?

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