Pharmacist-Assistant Pharmacy Director
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Granville County, NC

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Central Regional Hospital, a state psychiatric inpatient facility located in Butner, NC, seeks Pharmacist to serve as the Assistant Pharmacy Director. The primary purpose of the Assistant Pharmacy Director is to manage the daily operations of the pharmacy and to provide pharmaceutical services which include both clinical and dispensing for Central Regional Hospital including those patients at the Alcohol Drug Abuse Treatment Center (RJ Blackley ADATC), the Whitaker PRTF and Forensic Minimum located at the CRH Annex (John Umstead Hospital site). This entails provision of services to the following age groups: Children (ages 5 to 11), Adolescent (ages 12 to 18), Adult (ages 19 to 64), and Geriatric (ages 65 and over). Diagnoses in this population include acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. Many patients in this population have concomitant physical disorders, which can require medical monitoring and interventions. Therefore, the scope of medications utilized in the treatment of this population includes a wide range of both psychiatric and medical medications. Position would work primarily 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday but, since the pharmacy is open 24/7, it may be necessary to work other times including weekends and holidays to assure proper coverage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Position is professional pharmacy work in a state facility with the following knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors: 1. The Pharmacist must possess good communication skills in order to effectively communicate with peers, subordinates, and other hospital staff. 2. The Pharmacist should have a good general knowledge of hospital pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, automation and unit dose packaging. 3. The pharmacist should have a good knowledge of medications including their pharmacology, indications, dosages, side effects, and drug interactions. 4. Should be aware of age specific medication modifications. Age groups include Children (ages 5-11), Adolescent (ages 12-18), Adult (ages 19-64) and Geriatric (ages 65 and over). The ability to instruct pharmacy, medical, nursing students and hospital staff on pharmaceutically related topics and concepts, to develop and implement clinical pharmacy services working independently and with a variety of health care professionals and to integrate the constantly changing pharmaceutical and medical literature and practice standards into daily clinical practice is required.
ADA Physical Requirements will be discussed during the interview.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an Accreditation College for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy. Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of North Carolina. This is a Career Banded Position at the Advanced Competency Level. (Journey Level and Contributing Level applicants will be considered if no Advanced Level applicants apply. Salary is based on competency level, equity, budget and market considerations.)

Supplemental and Contact Information:
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. To be considered for employment, an applicant must be in good standing with the Health Care Personnel Registry. Please list A ll work history on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of Form DD-214. State employees who are seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. On line applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date application are screened and the highly qualified applicants are forwarded to the hiring manager. If interested, the hiring manager will contact applicants for interviews. Applicants may check on line to determine status of position. For more information please call 919-764-7201 or contact Laura Holloway 919-764-7200.

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