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Pharmacists - Per Diem

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Pharmacists - Per Diem
Employment Type Staff - Administration
Employment Status Part Time
Bi-weekly Hours 35
Appointment Length 12 Month
Duration of Appointment Unsure - based on needs to Student Operated Pharmacy
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary

Assists with the operations and activities at a patient-centered clinical pharmacy that provides services to a medically underserved population, including prescription dispensing, health and wellness screening, immunizations, and counseling in the safe use of medications. Assists with the training of student pharmacists on experiential education rotations. Complies with and ensures that student pharmacists comply with all state and federal regulations, and established pharmacy policies and procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintains a prescription fulfillment system and clinical pharmacy services in a medically underserved area and/or serving a medically underserved population;
• Assists with supervising student community pharmacists and ensures daily operations are in compliance with established policies and procedures, federal and state pharmacy rules and regulations and current standards of practice;
• Reviews and interprets physicians’ orders for appropriateness to ensure that overdoses or under-doses have not been prescribed and that interactions, incompatibilities or toxic compounds will not result from combination of medications. Ensures that drugs are appropriately labeled, stored and utilized according to physicians’ instructions;
• Dispenses prescriptions to patients in accordance with pharmacy policy and with all state and federal regulations;
• Counsels patients on safe use of medications and maintains accurate and up-to-date patient information;
• Administers immunizations to clientele at the clinic and at community outreach programs;
• Participates in community education events to optimize health outcomes in the community served; may conduct health and wellness screenings and provide advice on healthy lifestyles;
• Suggests opportunities and initiatives to increase volume and develop services to make the business self-sustaining;
• Assists with the development and delivery of instructional activities on the business, distribution and clinical aspects of community pharmacy practice for student pharmacists;
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of profession and complies with national or state standards of Continuing Pharmacy Education to maintain professional competency and proficiency;
• Ensures that the quality of professional services are maintained;
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to identify and define issues, collect data, establish facts and make sound decisions to solve problems;
• Demonstrated experience coordinating quality assurance and process improvement activities;
• Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations;
• Commitment to innovative patient-centered pharmacy practice and student-centered teaching and learning;
• Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior;
• Communicates effectively both orally and in writing;
• Establishes and maintains cooperative and effective working relationships with others;
• Ability to display a collegial approach to service.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:
• BS in Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy required;
• Current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in New York State or eligibility to take the NYS Pharmacy Board exam;
• Current New York State Immunizer or ability to obtain certification;
• Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory or mentoring experience in a pharmacy setting;
• Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a retail pharmacy setting;
• Experience working in a medically underserved area or with medically underserved populations is preferred;

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience as a preceptor or instructor of student pharmacists is preferred.
• Doctor of Pharmacy preferred;

Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is moderately active and requires frequent standing and walking. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number Acad0332014
Desired Start Date 01/17/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 12/16/2016
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

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