Under direction, in a per diem employment capacity, to compound and dispense drugs and pharmaceutical preparations at Riverside County Regional Medical Center (RCRMC); and to do other related work.
Per Diem classifications are distinguished from regular classes in that they receive additional compensation in lieu of County fringe benefits. Per Diem work assignments are flexibly scheduled or on an as needed basis.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Incumbents compound prescriptions and special orders of physicians and dentists; compound and manufactures drugs and pharmaceutical preparations; dispense drugs and pharmaceutical preparations to in-patients, out-patients, clinics, and unit personnel.
- Assist in the maintenance of drug stock; review and check authorized unit and clinic orders as to type, size, and amount of medication desired, and as to correctness and completeness of order.
- May supervise helpers in counting, measuring, packaging, and bottling pharmaceutical supplies and in cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
Education: Graduation from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD).
Experience: None required.
Knowledge of: Methods to compound prescriptions and stock pharmaceutical preparations; of drugs, chemicals, and pharmaceutical supplies required in the operation of a dispensary; laws pertaining to the dispensing and use of narcotics and poisons.
Ability to: Compound a variety of prescriptions.