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Pharmacist I

Opportunity Criteria

Employment TypeFull Time
Salary Range Not Specified
Pharmacist I-The staff pharmacist performs technical, clinical and consultative pharmacy services for Austin State Supported Living Center. These include DUR functions, dispensing functions, creating and maintaining records of services performed, participating in the drug inventory control system. The staff pharmacist reports directly to the Pharmacy Director and supervises pharmacy technicians in the absence of the Pharmacy Director.  
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Interprets provider's orders, screening for possible interactions, polypharmacy and/or allergies (i.e., performs DUR). (15%)
  • Dispenses correct medications to the individuals residing at the facility using clinical skills to promote patient safety. (15%)
  • Assists the Pharmacy Director in supervising the dispensing of drugs and directs activities involving pre-packaging, ordering, receiving, and properly storing drugs and supplies. Also, supervises the pharmacy technicians (in the absence of the Pharmacy Director) and ensures Pharmacy compliance with TSBP Laws and Regulations. (15%)
  • Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to answer drug information questions and performs interventions as needed. (10%)
  • Participates in the completion of weekly routines including furloughs, checking carts and weekly narcotics. Serves as a backup for refills, update fill and pink slips. (30%)
  • Maintains proper inventory management control. (5%)
  • Utilizes computer skills to efficiently complete job tasks (5%)
  • Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. (5%)
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of modern medical pharmacology and pharmacy, and of the laws and regulations pertaining to pharmacy practice; ability to plan and supervise the work of others, to communicate effectively, to establish good working relationships with others, and to exercise considerable judgment in making decisions; appreciation of the priority of optimum patient care.  
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy of a recognized college or university. Must be currently licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Texas, and this license must be displayed in a prominent place in the pharmacy.  
Initial Selection Criteria:
  • Experience in pharmaceutical work Required.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in pharmacy required
  • Must have an unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in Texas Required.
  • Experience in providing clinical psychiatric pharmacy services preferred.  

Facility & Address

Austin State Supported Living Center

  • Austin TX 78703

Contact Information

Sabrina Lopez-Lugo

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