Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care.
Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and the United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Reviews charts for patient compliance and drug interactions. Reviews appointments, labs, x-rays, consults and any other pertinent data and assures appropriateness of drug therapy. Brings appropriate problems to the supervisor's attention. Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed. Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients. Directs pharmacy workers engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals. Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals. Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substance, and disposal of waste drugs. Enters data such as patient name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory. Plans and organizes daily workflow of the pharmacy. Intervenes in cases to maintain positive effect of patient outcome, significant drug interactions and cost savings as appropriate. Adheres to professional ethical standards. Other duties may be assigned.
Directly supervises 1-3 employees in the assigned clinic. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university; no substitutions.
No additional experience required.
An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Oklahoma and maintain CPR certification.
Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES