REGISTERED PHARMACIST

Department:  PHARMACY

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Manager or designee, will dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. He or she may advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications. 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical supplies, reviews orders and prescriptions for appropriateness and patient safety
  • Ensures that medication profiles are accurate and up to date
  • Checks for drug interactions, incompatibilities and optimum drug therapy
  • Participates in narcotic and controlled drug distribution programs as required
  • Audits medication records and makes necessary corrections 
  • Explains proper use of all prescriptions for outpatients.
  • Accountable for investigational drug study integrity
  • Ensures that non-sterile, sterile, and hazardous medications are prepared in accordance with USP 795, 797, and 800 regulation
  • Supplies drug information to physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team
  • Participates in the department's in-service education program.
  • Performs monthly nursing unit inspections as assigned  
  • Perform other duties as required.
     

Education/Experience Requirements

Required:

  • BS or PharmD Degree

Preferred: 

  • Completion of ASHP residency program

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:

  • Active NYS Pharmacy License

Preferred: 

  • Board Certification from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties

Disclaimer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  87435 
Department  PHARMACY 
Shift Variable
Shift Hours Worked  8.00
FTE 1.066667 
Work Schedule  SALARIED GENERAL
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $45 - $77 Hourly


Nearest Major Market: Utica