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Pharmacist III

Job Description and Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.


  1. Interprets medication orders and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately.
  2. Compounds and dispenses pharmaceuticals, including sterile and chemotherapy medications.
  3. Issues controlled substances to patients and nursing staff and maintains records as required by law.


  1. Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.


  1. Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and appropriateness of drug and dose.
  2. Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
  3. Provides drug information to patients and their families.


Education & Professional Experience (essential minimum requirement):


  1. Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.
  2. Must have a practice permit.
  3. Work Schedule: Weekdays, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
  4. Excellent command of oral and written English as well as organizational skills.
  5. Computer proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook).

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