Siskiyou Community Health Center (SCHC) has an opening in our Grants Pass Pharmacy for a Pharmacy Manager. The Pharmacy Manager is the designated Pharmacist-in-charge (PIC) in accordance with the Oregon Board of Pharmacy rules OAR 855-041 and OAR 855-139. The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities of the Pharmacy function within SCHC. As a Pharmacist, promotes and restores patient health by dispensing medications as prescribed by the health center’s provider; supervising the daily-to-day operation of the Pharmacy area; contributing to long-term planning for the Clinic; directing and developing staff; and providing physical and psychological support for patients.
Qualifications, Education, and Experience:
- Specific Degree: Pharmacy.
- R-Ph./ Pharmacist-D License or equivalent.
- Must have a minimum of three to five years working in a retail pharmacy with experience and/or knowledge of non-profit 340(B) pharmacy programs
- Computer competency, including word processing and data entry.
- Strong problem-solving skills, with demonstrated experience in reviewing and analyzing data and information.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple priorities, meeting deadlines and commitments effectively.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establishes rapport with patients by dispensing medications as ordered by healthcare Providers; educating patients on the proper use of medications, and answering questions regarding the medications dispensed.
- Answers telephone and assists patients with questions or concerns in a professional manner.
- Maintains Pharmacy guidelines by updating policies and procedures.
- Maintains Pharmacy operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing programs, operations, and personnel policies and procedures.
- Identifies patient medication order or prescription processing problems, purposes, and alternative solutions. Implements the resolution chosen and conducts follow-up.
- Assures quality of care by enforcing adherence to State Board of Pharmacy requirements and those of other governing agencies.
- Ensures communication and adherence to SCHC policies.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols, following medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substances regulations.
- Maintains supplies inventory, anticipating needed supplies and approving requisitions and cost allocations.
- The PIC is responsible for ensuring that the following activities are correctly completed:
- An inventory of all controlled substances must be taken within 15 days before or after the effective date of change of PIC and must be dated and signed by the new PIC. This inventory must be maintained in the pharmacy for three years and in accordance with all federal laws and regulations;
- Verifying, on employment and as appropriate, but not less than annually, the licensure of all pharmacy personnel who are required to be licensed by the board;
- Conducting an annual inspection of the pharmacy using the PIC Annual Self-Inspection Form provided by the board, by February 1 each year. The completed self-inspection forms must be signed and dated by the PIC and maintained for three years from the date of completion;
- Conducting an annual inventory of all controlled drugs as required by OAR 855-080;
- Performing a quarterly inventory reconciliation of all Schedule II controlled drugs.
- Ensuring that all pharmacy staff have been trained appropriately for the practice site. Such training should include an annual review of the PIC Self-Inspection Report;
- Implementing a quality assurance plan for the pharmacy.
- The records and forms required by this section must be filed in the pharmacy, made available to the board for inspection upon request, and must be retained for three years.
- The PIC, along with other licensed pharmacy personnel, must ensure that the pharmacy complies with all state and federal laws and rules governing the practice of pharmacy and that all controlled substance records and inventories are maintained in accordance with all state and federal laws and rules.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned or requested.
To apply, please submit a cover letter along with your resume to email@example.com.