- Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy degree.
- Advanced degree preferred (Pharm.D, MS in Pharmacy)
- ASHP accredited residency OR equivalent experience (defined as 3 years of practice in ambulatory pharmacy practice with BCPS or other advanced certification).
- Previous retail pharmacy experience will be considered.
Currently licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Washington.
Current BLS for healthcare providers or obtain within 90 days of hire.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision and handle stress appropriately.
- Ability to work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff.
- Ability to handle frequent interruptions (multi-task) and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
- Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests.
- Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.
- Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing).
- Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of a variety of patients.
- Ability to provide a high level of customer service via the telephone.
Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g., use of a computer keyboard). May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lb.), including boxes, equipment, and stooping or kneeling (e.g., to pick up items from the floor, to remove and replace items on lower shelves, and to file documents in lower file drawers). Sitting, walking, or standing for long periods of time (4–8 hours) is often necessary. Must be able to physically operate the equipment used for the job.
Potential for exposure to infectious patients or materials. Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances (including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions). Potential for sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp items. Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.
HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
Updates Safety skills on an annual basis. Understands and complies with WVMC safety procedures, including codes and evacuation procedures. Updates CPR skills as needed. Complies with clinic/department standards pertaining to attendance. Understands and follows all universal blood and body fluid precautions. There is the possibility to be exposed to infectious diseases, medical preparations and other conditions common to a clinical setting.