Under general supervision, performs professional level work in the compounding, dispensing and preservation of drugs and medicines.
Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, drugs and other pharmaceuticals for patient care. Maintains and reviews patient profiles to ensure appropriateness of drug therapy, allergies, interactions and side effects. Investigates reports of adverse drug reactions and prepare required reports. Advises staff, physicians and customers, as needed, with information regarding the appropriate use of medications. Oversees the work of pharmacy technicians. Ensures that inventory levels are adequately maintained and drugs have not expired. Assists with in-service education for the hospital staff and pharmacy related training.
Eligible to take the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy license Examination
Incumbents may continue in this classification for up to 6 months and must pass the Pharmacy Board examination.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and procedures associated with pharmacology. Ability to prioritize work. Good communication skills along with the ability to translate technical information into terms the general public can understand. Knowledge of professional standards and state and federal guidelines governing the dispensing of drugs. Computer skills.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Position requires long periods of standing and walking. Will do some bending, stooping and reaching. May be required to do some lifting and carrying.
HCA Inc - 5 months ago